always shine – American Film Institute

The AFI FEST Interview: ALWAYS SHINE Director Sophia Takal

Sophia Takal’s sophomore feature follows two friends, Anna and Beth, both actresses with varying degrees of success, as they travel to Big Sur for a weekend getaway in hopes of reconnecting and reestablishing a bond broken by years of competitiveness and jealousy. Once away, tension bubbles to the surface, forcing them to finally confront their…

The AFI Interview: ALWAYS SHINE Director Sophia Takal

Filmmaker Sophia Takal is an AFI FEST presented by Audi alumna with her previous film GREEN, showcased at AFI FEST 2011. In her sophomore feature, ALWAYS SHINE, two actresses, Anna and Beth (Mackenzie Davis and Caitlin FitzGerald), embark on a road trip to Big Sur to mend their damaged friendship — but jealousy begins to…