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A queer activist meets a hot punk loner during a clinic defense demonstration in 1993. When events spin out of control, both women learn what they are truly capable of.

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The Line film director, Melisa Resch.

Melisa Resch - Director

Melisa Resch is a graduate of DePaul University’s Digital Cinema program, where she obtained an MS in film. She has written, directed and produced several short films. For the last two years she worked at Freedom Road Productions as a Creative Executive, working on both film and TV projects. During her tenure she’s worked on a variety of projects for Freedom Road including the critically acclaimed, “The Chi” for Showtime and the feature documentary, “They Fight” by director Andrew Renzi. Melisa previously served as executive assistant to Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winning hip hop artist and actor Common.

Common, The Line film Mentor

Common - Mentor

Common is an Academy Award® and Emmy® Award Winner (Best Original Song, “Selma,” 2014 and Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics, 13th, 2017) and has served as mentor to Melisa Resch in the making of The Line.

Shelby Stone, The Line film mentor

Shelby Stone - Mentor

Shelby Stone's titles include producer of television series "The Chi" and Bessie, and served as mentor to Melisa Resch in the making of The Line.

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The Mentorship Program is an AT&T Hello Lab initiative that connects emerging multicultural and LGBTQ filmmakers with leaders in the entertainment industry to tell bold stories.