Fran This Summer by Mary Evangelista

Teenage lovebirds Fran and Angie spend the summer at home while Fran begins their transition. They must face who and what they mean to each other when they visit the beach, their love on display for all to see. Starring Zenobia Teague & Emily Bessa.

About The Author

Mary Evangelista is an award-winning filmmaker born in the Philippines and raised in California’s Bay Area. Mary received an MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts for Writing and Directing. Their short film, FRAN THIS SUMMER, is an LGBTQ summer love story that has screened in over 40 festivals, including the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Mary co-created WATER MELTS, a Tribeca Film Institute and Google Daydream supported VR rom-com which premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Most recently, Mary completed the Project Involve Fellowship with Film Independent where they directed the short film LA GLORIA. Mary’s feature film, BURNING WELL, is in development and was a 2020 Tribeca All Access Program grantee.

Director & Screenwriter: Mary Evangelista. Director Of Photography: Ines Gowland. Editor: Alan Wu. Producers: Alexandria Wallace, Elegance Bratton, Chester Algernal. Associate Producer: Kristian King. Sound Design: John Nathans. Sound Recording: Anthony Thompson. Production Designer: Hannah Mundal. Camera Crew: Lorena Duran, Shao Min, Zamarin Wahdat, Kayla Arend. Gaffer: Alexey Kurbatov. Colorist: Colleen Kwok. Principal Cast: Zenobia Teague, Emilly Bessa.


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