Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It is an upcoming American documentary film, directed, produced, and edited by Mariem Pérez Riera. The film follows Rita Moreno, focusing on her early life and career. Norman Lear, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Michael Kantor serve as executive producers.

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It
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Official poster
Directed byMariem Pérez Riera
Produced by
Starring
Music byKathryn Bostic
CinematographyPedro Juan Lopez
Edited by
  • Kevin Klauber
  • Mariem Pérez Riera
Production
companies
Distributed byPBS
Release date
  • January 29, 2021 (2021-01-29) (Sundance)
Running time
90 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The film will have its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival on January 29, 2021.

PlotEdit

For over 70 years, Rita Moreno has inspired audiences with her performances, the film follows her journey from her childhood to stardom.

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ProductionEdit

In July 2019, it was announced PBS would produce and distribute a documentary film revolving around Rita Moreno with Norman Lear and Lin-Manuel Miranda set to executive produce.[2]

ReleaseEdit

The film will have its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival on January 29, 2021.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for Her". Sundance Film Festival. Retrieved December 15, 2020.
  2. ^ White, Peter (July 29, 2019). "Norman Lear & Lin-Manuel Miranda Partner On Rita Moreno Doc For PBS – TCA". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 15, 2020.
  3. ^ Debruge, Peter (December 15, 2020). "Sundance Film Festival Lineup Features 38 First-Time Directors, Including Rebecca Hall and Robin Wright". Variety. Retrieved December 15, 2020.

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