About

A physically disabled high school teacher seeks assistance from his cynical friend after falling in love with an able-bodied co-worker. This funny and dramatic examination of disability, sex, and love stars real people with disabilities.

Screens with First Girl I Loved
Seventeen-year-old Anne just fell in love with Sasha, the most popular girl at her L.A. public high school. But when Anne tells her best friend, Clifton—who has always harbored a secret crush on her—he does his best to get in the way.

YEAR 2013

SECTION Shorts Program

COUNTRY U.S.A.

RUN TIME 12 min

COMPANY Gray Savarese Films

WEBSITE https://www.facebook.com/JillGraySavarese

EMAIL jillsavarese@gmail.com

PHONE (203) 676-6128

Credits

Director
Screenwriter
Producer
Associate Producer
Cinematographer
Editor
Composer
Sound Design
Costume Design
Make Up Artist
Actor

Artist Bio

Bill Crossland

Bill Crossland is a writer, director, and actor. He studied film at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he directed several short movies and worked on independent productions—including the Neil Patrick Harris comedy The Best and the Brightest—and on pieces for NBC Sports Network. As a filmmaker with muscular dystrophy, Crossland is putting his unique perspective and passion for storytelling to use in hopes of creating a new vision of disability.