Swedish Mia suffers from anxiety-induced paranoia and as she prepares for her immigration interview, the line between reality and dream starts to become blurred.
Director: Malin Barr, Christian Hillborg
Writer: Malin Barr
Producer: Kate He
Key Cast
Malin Barr
Zach Appelman
Rana Roy
Andrew Dits
Festival Status: Winner, Best Short Film (May 2022).

Director Biography!
Malin Barr, Christian Hillborg
Malin Barr is a Swedish actress, writer, and director who divides her time between Los Angeles and Stockholm, where she is currently studying screenwriting at the esteemed Alma Löv Script Academy. Malin’s passion lies in telling authentic and complex female-centric stories and she is drawn to alienated characters and exploring themes of identity, gender, and perfectionism.
EVERGREEN is her second short film and her debut as a director. Her previous work includes the short film Hedda Needs Help (2017) which screened and won multiple awards at festivals internationally and was acquired by ShortsTV and Evergreen (2022) presently in post-production. She is currently working on her upcoming short film I’m Gorgeous and developing numerous projects including a female-driven Western, a drama-comedy TV series, and a debut feature film, See Me, which she’s currently developing at Cine Qua Non-Storylines Lab.
(Co-Director) Christian Hillborg is a Swedish actor. He’s been seen in many award-winning TV- shows, including AMAZON’s FLEABAG (Winner of 6 Emmy’s 2019), the lead character Erik on the popular NETFLIX show THE LAST KINGDOM, as well as the respected Scandinavian TV shows THE BRIDGE, EASY MONEY, BEFORE WE DIE, TOPDOG.


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