Director Parnika Raj’s TV pilot thriller Before She Was (2021) earned three nominations at the Spring 2021 edition of the Alternative Film Festival (ALTFF). As a contender in the “Long Short Category”, the nominations for Before She Was included Best Drama North America, Best Thriller, and Best Cast.
Before She Was tells the story of Jessica Wilson, a teenager in a small town who begins questioning everything when a peculiar man named Ronnie Jackson shows up on her doorstep claiming her whole life has been a lie.
The Alternative Film Festival is an IMDB-qualifying quarterly event that is open to directors of all levels working in narrative, documentary, animated, and experimental forms. For more information and to see the list of winners and nominees, visit https://altff.org/.