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Inez & Doug & Kira - Julia Kots ( New York , NY ) When Inez ( Tawny Cypress ) took her own life after a long struggle with bipolar disorder and drug addiction , she left no note — only a pile of old photos strewn about her bed . The two people closest to her — her sister , Kira ( Talia Thiesfield ), and Kira ’ s fiancé , Doug ( Michael Chernus ) – are left with too many questions . Doug embarks on a self-destructive quest to decipher the significance of the photographs and understand what pushed Inez to slit her wrists one night . Driven by a series of flashbacks and increasingly haunting dreams , Doug ’ s investigation grows more obsessive ; while his relationship with Kira begins to unravel , as does his sanity , until he finds himself face to face with his own demons . 2019 ; 96 min .
** Read our interview with Julia Kots on page 114 **

NJ FILM FEST : Available October 16 , 2020

Inez & Doug & Kira - Julia Kots ( New York , NY ) When Inez ( Tawny Cypress ) took her own life after a long struggle with bipolar disorder and drug addiction , she left no note — only a pile of old photos strewn about her bed . The two people closest to her — her sister , Kira ( Talia Thiesfield ), and Kira ’ s fiancé , Doug ( Michael Chernus ) – are left with too many questions . Doug embarks on a self-destructive quest to decipher the significance of the photographs and understand what pushed Inez to slit her wrists one night . Driven by a series of flashbacks and increasingly haunting dreams , Doug ’ s investigation grows more obsessive ; while his relationship with Kira begins to unravel , as does his sanity , until he finds himself face to face with his own demons . 2019 ; 96 min .

** Read our interview with Julia Kots on page 114 **

Watch a trailer for Inez & Doug & Kira

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