The Mortified Guide

Director: Michael Mayer

Institute History

  • 2018 Sundance Film Festival


Real people share their childhood writings and art in front of total strangers, offering a comedic look at the biggest issues of adolescence, from first loves to fitting in. Based on the Mortified stage shows, books, podcast, and film, this uproarious docuseries celebrates the awkward insecurities that shaped us all. Utilizing a mix of live storytelling, animation, and documentary footage, each episode tackles a singular topic. We are thrilled to premiere one episode of the series, titled “The Mortified Guide to Family.”

Screens with Indie Episodic Program 2

— A.M.

Screening Details

  • Section: Indie Episodic
  • Film Type: Episodic
  • Country: U.S.A.
  • Run Time: 45 min.
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