Photographer Amanda Marsalis’s First Feature Film Debuts at LA Film Fest

June 13, 2014

By Interview Conor Risch

Courtesy of Echo Park Films LLC

A still from Echo Park, photographer Amanda Marsalis's directorial debut.

Photographer Amanda Marsalis makes her directorial debut this month with the premiere of the feature film Echo Park at the 20th Los Angeles Film Festival. The film stars Mamie Gummer as Sophie, a successful Beverly Hills handbag designer who, needing a change of scenery, trades one Los Angeles neighborhood for another, Echo Park. The film follows Sophie as she develops...

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