RAISE YOUR HAND

indie feature  TRT 94m


Gia and her best friend Lila survived a rough childhood in a neighborhood where every kid has a sad story to tell. Now, as teenagers, Gia struggles to use her gift of writing to reclaim what the world has brutally taken away.

AWARDS 

nominated Best Narrative Feature, LA FEMME FILM FESTIVAL
Best Director, Feature Award
for Jessica Rae, STUDIO CITY FILM FESTIVAL
Best Actress in a Feature Award
, Jearnest Corchado, STUDIO CITY FILM FESTIVAL
Social Justice Award, STUDIO CITY FILM FESTIVAL
nominated Best Narrative Feature Award, AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL 


Executive Producers/Producers Evan Allen-Gessesse, Jessica Rae, Margarita Reyes 

Co-Executive Producer Adam Dick 

Writer/Director Jessica Rae 

Director of Photography Judy Phu

Starring Jearnest Corchado, Hanani Tayor, Joel Steingold

OFFICIAL SELECTION

44th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival 

2022 SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York

2021 La Femme Film Festival  
2021 Seattle Latino Film Festival
2021 American Black Film Festival
2021 Studio City Film Festival

2020 Social Justice Now Film Festival

PREMIERE

2020 Social Justice Now Film Festiva

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