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This is Me

Directed by Madlen Grgodjaian

Short Documentary
United States | 7 min | 2016

A 25-year-old veteran recalls enduring emotional and physical pain during boot camp in order to maintain a secret, which crippled and identified her existence for 17 years.

Choosing to break her silence, she unleashes towards psychological and emotional freedom.

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This is Me - Madlen GrgodjaianMadlen Grgodjaian
Director, Producer

Hailing from Los Angeles, Madlen has continuously displayed a strong creative drive.

With dual bachelor degrees in Marketing and Business Law, it was her intent to become an attorney, but her flare for creating and story telling made her take a sharp left turn in order to peruse her passion. She has a keen ability to see and create stories through various lenses.

Over the years, Madlen’s love for comedy drove her to create several television show pilots. Including an animated series starring funnyman, Eddie Griffin. Currently she stars, produces, writes, and edits a weekly current affairs satire series.

Madlen thrives on the ability to bring stories to life. She has many other concepts and projects in the works, and is excited to share it with the world.

Film Information

Director: Madlen Grgodjaian
Country: United States
Year: 2016
Language: English
Runtime: 7 min


Producers:  Madlen Grgodjaian, George Ohan, Xavier Ybarra
Executive Producer: Madlen Grgodjaian
Cinematographer/DP:  George Ohan
Xavier Ybarra
Original Music/Composer:  William Stanbro

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