Director: Nisha Ganatra
Screenplay: Mindy Kaling
Producer: Mindy Kaling
Cast: Mindy Kaling
Synopsis: A legendary late-night talk show host’s world is turned upside down when she hires her first and only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision brings about unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women who are separated by culture and generation become united by their love of a biting punchline.
Why Open: The hilarious film, starring iconic Mindy Kaling and helmed by Nisha Ganatra, was acquired for a record $13 million by Amazon Studios at Sundance.