Cleveland International Film Festival } March 25 – April 5, 2020 } Tower City Cinemas

Pilot - Manic


Year: 2017
Country: USA
Run Time: 17 minutes

Pilot - Manic

After Aurora Carter, an Ivy League-bound, AP Exam enthusiast finds that her over-achieving obsessiveness lands her in a boarding school for kids with mental illnesses. Now she has a singular goal: prove she doesn’t belong with the rest of the freaks. Determined to fight the system, Aurora makes alliances with the other girls one by one and inspires them to take control of their lives.

Part of Manic - an original Web Series about an Ivy League-bound, overachieving teen who is reailed after a manic episode landes her in a school for kids with mental illness.

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Tower City Cinemas

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 11:15 AM

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 11:15 AM

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