Gabriela Cowperthwaite is perhaps best known for her work on the documentary ‘Blackfish’ but few realize that she’s directed feature releases as well. In 2017 she was at the helm of ‘Megan Leavy’ starring Kate Mara and now audiences are set to experience ‘Our Friend’ which is perhaps her biggest project to date. With a strong cast (Jason Segel, Dakota Johnson, and Casey Affleck) and a powerful message, her second feature film is getting rave reviews. I had a chance to speak with Gabriela about the transition from documentaries to feature releases and the complexities those cause.
Check out this interview –