Many films that center on the relationship between two women fail to grasp the depths of friendship, but, with a woman at the helm, Sophia Takal’s Always Shine explores a toxic friendship at its breaking point.
Author Alena Schoonmaker
Alena Schoonmaker is a major cinephile who is the volunteer coordinator and a festival programmer at SpIFF as well as an associate producer at Rogue Heart Media. She got her degree in film from Seattle University and also studied film at NYU. Alena spends her free time volunteering with cats as well as writing and directing short films.