ALINA is an independent film showing the odyssey of a young Russian woman, Alina (Darya Ekamasova), who arrives in New York to find her father with only a 25-year-old photo in her possession. She finds a freedom she has never experienced and becomes immersed in the party scene, trying everything from sex to drugs until things go sour. With the help of friends, Alina discovers a raucous, loving Italian family who help her find her father's true identity and the secrets her mother has been keeping. The film explores the hardships of immigration and assimilation, as well as the joy in finding real friendships and love.
- Sep 14, 2017