"Misdirection" is a queer comedy about a college freshman who falls in love with close-up magic as an escape from her unrequited crush on her roommate and obsessive-compulsive disorder.


Carly Usdin


Carly Usdin

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Credited cast:
Victoria Ortiz ... Camila
Kara Royster ... Jessie
Erick Lopez ... Matt
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Justin Willman ... Hunter
Jasika Nicole ... Dr. Becker
Joey Millin ... Nerd
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Asligul Armagan ... Extra


Camila is your average college freshman with obsessive-compulsive disorder and a big, gay crush on her roommate. After both situations come to a head in a near car crash, Cam is stuck trying to find a distraction. A chance encounter with a street magician teaches her to channel her misguided energy into a new hobby, and to open her heart to new possibilities. "Misdirection" is part of AFI's Directing Workshop for Women, class of 2019. Written by Carly Usdin

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Short | Comedy



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2019 (USA) See more »


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$25,000 (estimated)
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