Kabir McNeely releases short film Blue Girl along with 16 other remote artists
(PRUnderground) November 12th, 2020
Featuring an international cast of 17 remote artists, San Francisco teen Kabir McNeely released Blue Girl (November 6, 2020 at 5:00 am), a short production which emphasizes the importance of peer acceptance in a young person’s journey to self acceptance.
McNeely publicly came out in 2020 in a Letter to the Editor for his hometown newspaper. When producing Blue Girl, he drew from his personal experience as a young queer student.
Kabir McNeely’s Blue Girl features a diverse cast of performers led by Bella Murphy as an emotionally reserved student longing for acceptance. Joining Murphy is Adele Rudnick as a homophobic bully, Jamie Uhtof as a teacher dedicated to creating a safe environment, Ana-Claire Henley as a supportive classmate, and Bay Area actor and director Kabir McNeely as a disappointed friend. The supporting cast also includes Celeste Caseria, Lussi Salmela, Maeve Tuma, Ari Khavin, and Olivia Hobbs.
Rounding out the cast are 7 talented young actors who portray Katie’s (Bella Murphy) classmates. They are: Courtney McDanald, Sarah Sevak, Massina Commesso, Vanesa Ferizoli, Emilia Wagner, Safia Ait Hmidane, and Daisy Donaldson.