MAID – AFI Movie Club – American Film Institute
Maid Film Still - Rylea Nevaeh Whittet and Margaret Qualley

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MAID – AFI Movie Club

“MAID sweeps audiences away in a story of strength, resolve and undying dreams. Molly Smith Metzler’s series is a joy to watch despite the hardships endured by Alex, portrayed with revelatory restraint by Margaret Qualley. As she embraces the challenges of motherhood, an abusive ex-boyfriend and an unsupportive family to find a future, each episode is a testament to resilience and a rich commentary on the humanity of a class that society too often chooses not to see.”  -The American Film Institute, AFI AWARDS 2021

Created by Molly Smith Metzler and anchored by a powerful performance by Margaret Qualley, the heartbreaking and inspiring story of MAID was brought to the screen by AFI Alumni – cinematographer Guy Godfree (AFI Class of 2011) and assistant editor John Mullin (AFI Class of 2006).

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