a short film
directed by Foster Wilson
written by Julia Camara and Brian Leahy
based on a story by Elaine Strutz
cinematography by Katharine White
starring Xochitl Gomez-Deines, Allie Urrutia & Laura Patalano
When 10-year-old Lainey discovers a young girl hiding in her grandmother’s house, an innocent game of hide-and-seek turns into a battle of possession and privilege.
MÍA held its world premiere at Disney Studios in October 2018. In 2019, the film was accepted into the InFocus Short Film Festival, and Foster Wilson was honored with the Best Director Award.
This film is made possible in part by the Alliance of Women Directors Short Film Grant.
Poster design by Brian Leahy