Today on indieWIRE, we sat down with the breakout star of 'Gun Hill Road,' the New York Film Festival made a big announcement, and much more.

  • Harmony Santana, a transgender actress, gives a breakout lead performance in Rashaad Ernesto Green's coming-of-age scorcher 'Gun Hill Road.' Santana plays Michael, a male teenager on track to transition to a woman. When his father returns from a long stint in prison, Michael finds himself facing off against a man unable to understand his son's dilemma. The Bronx-set drama premiered at Sundance to positive notices, snagged a distribution deal with Motion Film Group and went on to open Outfest and close NewFest. Go here for our interview with Santana.