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Quick Hit News: Queer Rom-Com “AM I OK?” to Premiere at Sundance
The new queer rom-com story “AM I OK?” written by Lauren Pomerantz and directed by Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne is premiering at Sundance on Jan. 24.
“AM I OK?” boasts Dakota Johnson, Sonoya Mizuno, Tig Notaro, Sean Hayes and Kiersey Clemons. In the film, Johnson and Mizuno are cast as two best friends whose relationship changes when one of them moves to London after the other confesses her love, according to Salt Lake Magazine.
Sundance wrote: “Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne’s directorial feature debut is an exceptionally sweet and charming love story about two adults working through the complexities of self-discovery and personal awakening. Anchored by endearing performances and the undeniable chemistry between Dakota Johnson as Lucy and Sonoya Mizuno as Jane, AM I OK? is a relatable, poignant, and often humorous look at the transformative power of human vulnerability.”
Pomerantz has written for SNL and the Ellen DeGeneres show. Notaro is a well-known comic.
Purchase a $20 online screening ticket here.