Kerem Sanga’s latest film “First Girl I Loved” follows two teens who struggle with their first queer romance and the complicated feelings that arise from first love and fluid sexual identity. The film follows Anne (Dylan Gelula), a high school senior who falls head over heels for softball star Sasha (Brianna Hildebrand), but when Anne tells her best friend Clifton (Mateo Arias) about it, he tries to sabotage the relationship out of jealousy. The film co-stars Pamela Adlon (“Better Things”), Tim Heidecker (“Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”), Cameron Esposito (“Take My Wife”) and more. Watch an exclusive clip from the film below.
Dylan Gelula is best known for her recurring roles in popular TV shows like “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” “Casual,” and previously “Chasing Life” and “Jennifer Falls.” Meanwhile, Brianna Hildebrand is best known for playing Negasonic Teenage Warhead in the Marvel film “Deadpool.” Finally, Mateo Arias is best known for playing Jerry on the Disney XD martial arts kids series “Kickin’ It.”
“First Girl I Loved” first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival before traveling to Seattle, Toronto LGBT Film Festival and others on the circuit. It is now available to purchase on iTunes, Amazon, VOD and other digital platforms.