US Premiere of AYLA, with intro and Q&A with director Elias.
Born in Boston, Elias moved to New York to study filmmaking at the School of Visual Arts. Ayla is his second feature film as a director and is the followup to his directorial debut, Gut, which screened in thirty international film festivals and earned seven awards. Other previous work includes “Dark,” which he wrote and produced and “Phobia,” which he produced. He lives and works in Los Angeles.
A man haunted by the mysterious death of his 4-year-old sister brings her back to life thirty years later as an adult woman.