Director: Dircelene Torres
Producer: Emily Magilnick
NYU Affiliation: Undergraduate
Lead Actress: Mali: hispanic college student; has always been one of the guys; has never had any trouble rattling off sports stats or standing up for herself when needed; struggling to claim her identity; feels lost in a world that wants to label her as gay when she knows she's straight; growing up, she found herself most comfortable hanging with the boys and because of her more masculine demeanor she is assumed to be lesbian.
Supporting Actress: Jen: in Mali's class; attractive, flirtatious and dresses like she's going to a night club everyday; sexually open minded and interested in going out with and hooking up with Mali; Mali feels on edge around Jen because she is the manifestation of how others perceive her.
Mali is about a hispanic college student struggling with her sexual and social identity, and finds herself conflicted when she has to decide whether to follow the expectations of her peers, or be true to herself.
Dates of Production: March 2016