Series

Episodic storylines. Complex characters. 

This film intentionally sparks conversation around individuals’ relationships to violence. The short provides a unique angle on violence within a specific group of characters. While race and gender are easily identifiable, other key labels such as sexual orientation and socio-economic status of these individuals are not clear in the first short. Lines are crossed — some identifiable, others to be explored in future narratives with these characters. 

     (9:26mins, premiered October 2016) 

Film Fervor Podcast reports When Kids Grow Up is "outstanding!"

Hear Marissa Labog speak about this film at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Showcase:

Recognition & Awards

 

Los Angeles Womens Independent Film Festival Winner

  • Best Acting, Marissa Labog

 

HollyShorts Winner

  • Audience Choice Award

 

 

Artemis Film Festival Winner

  • Best Action Film 

 

Fresno State Asian Pacific Islander Film Festival Winner

  • People's Choice Award

Dereel Film Festival Winner

  • Best Action Film 

California Women's Film Festival Nomination ​

  • Best Acting, Marissa Labog​​

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