Newcomer Angelo Reyes makes waves in directorial debut with short film on human trafficking

(Isstories Editorial):- Virginia Beach, Aug 13, 2018 ( – Writer and actor Angelo Reyes will make his directorial debut with Groomed, a film about human trafficking. The Westfield International Film Festival is honoring Angelo for all of his work and just announced they will be screening Groomed. Produced by Reyes Films, the film stars Ana Roshelle Diaz as the Bottom and Queen Sugar s Danielle Lyn in the pivotal role of Maria.

Groomed tells the story of Maria, a young girl who falls deeply in love and even more deeply into the dark world of human trafficking. Based on the life of sex trafficking survivor turned advocate Tanya Gould, the short film tackles a little-known phenomenon that has become all-too-common.

With the character of Maria, Angelo brilliantly captures the vulnerability, devastation, and loss endured by the faceless multitudes of young women who are trapped in the world of human trafficking, says Gould. My hope is that Groomed helps people connect the dots, gain compassion to the realities of trafficking and pay more attention to what is happening right in their communities. Maria’s story is a familiar onewith a violent and heartbreaking twist. Frustrated with her mother’s seemingly overbearing concern, teenage Maria runs to the arms of an older man who pays her attention and promises her love, if she will do just one thing. Maria realizes too late that what she thought was love was a ploy for control until a chance encounter changes everything.

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About Angelo Reyes:
Angelos career in the entertainment industry began with a stint as producer and host of the Street Vision Garage. Angelo has also appeared in various television commercials and is currently studying in New York. Follow Angelo on Twitter, Instagram, IMDB

For more information please visit the films official website at and on social media Instagram

Dir Angelo Reyes and CoProducer Tanya Street
Actress Ana Diaz
Main Actress Danielle Lyn
Media Contact
Reyes Productions
2085 Lynnhaven Parkway, 106-529


Reyes Productions
2085 Lynnhaven Parkway, 106-529


Source :Angelo P. Reyes

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