How Does It Start

Amber Sealey
Running Time:15:00 minutes
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Director: Amber Sealey-
Writer: Amber Sealey
Producer: Matt Miller
Producer: Mridu Chandra

It’s 1983 and 12-year-old Rain wants sex, the only problem is she has no idea what that means. With her self-absorbed parents distracted by their recent divorce, Rain is left alone to navigate the complexities of love and adulthood, and learns to do it her own way.


Amber Sealey is an award-winning filmmaker. She has been supported as an artist by Sundance, Film Independent, Women In Film, and is a fellow of the prestigious AFI Directing Workshop for Women. She was selected for the WeForShe DirectHer program, Film Independent’s Directing Lab, and their Fast Track program.