#screensparks: Noël Wells’ Directorial Debut ‘Mr. Roosevelt’ Wins SXSW Audience Prize

Actress, writer and now up-and-coming director Noël Wells has won the Audience Award at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival for her first feature Mr Roosevelt.

Noël has appeared in Master of None and Saturday Night Live and also plays the lead Emily Martin as well as directing Mr Roosevelt.

The comedy follows a struggling comedian “who returns to her college town of Austin, Texas and must come to terms with her past while staying with her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend.”

Clip courtesy of Deadline.