I Am Not a Hipster director Destin Daniel Cretton expands his 2008 short of the same name into a feature film depicting the struggles of a compassionate twenty-something contending with some unexpected life developments while working as a supervisor at a home for at-risk teens. Short Term 12 is an emphatic, revealing drama that pulls audiences into the perspective of neglected youths.
Dir: Destin Daniel Cretton, 2014
96 min. Cast: Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr. Cast: Nimrat Kaur, Irrfan Khan