My Ancestors’ Song, the new short drama screenplay written by Melissa Mars just moved up to Semi-Finals round at Hollyshorts!

My Ancestors’ Song tells the poignant story of Nayla Bel, an Algerian-French actress trying to make it in Hollywood while struggling to reconcile with her heritage. It just won the best screenplay award at the Bridgeport Film Festival 2022, and is currently in the second round of Screencraft Fund 2022.

Hollyshorts was the first submission the screenplay was sent to, it is an immense joy and honor to have advanced to this stage!

Stay tuned for updates!