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Amazing Grace

Directed by Nina Brissey

“Amazing Grace” tells the story of a young woman looking after her father, a Vietnam Veteran struggling with alcoholism and PTSD, in which dealing with the challenges of everyday life can require an extraordinary amount of patience, understanding, love… and grace.

Award Winner: Best Actress – Nina Brissey;  Best Narrative Short

About the Filmmaker

Nina Brissey is a Los Angeles based director, writer, and actor. Most of Nina’s work in entertainment has been as an actor, however, in order to follow her mission to create meaningful film for social awareness and change, she has changed directions. She is thrilled to make her directorial debut with Amazing Grace. Nina is grateful to her co-producer, Robert Craighead, and co-writer, Stephen Mazur, for supporting her in her vision.

Plays in

Shorts Block | Afternoon Drama

Shorts Block | Afternoon Drama

This collection of narrative shorts features four dramas and one comedy.

Dates & Times


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Sat, May 22
4:30 pm