I loved this short!! Cashed is an intelligent film that examines the reality of capitalism, work culture fatigue, mounting college debt, and societal pressures while highlighting the ultimate price we pay for wanting to self-medicate to deal with the aforementioned issues. This is a short film that will have you in conversation long after the film is done. In 11 minutes, director Ethan Itzkow was able to examine the relatable pressures we face on a daily basis in a nuanced and tactful manner. Actress Serena Ryen gives a raw, emotionally layered, and heartfelt performance as a struggling Millennial in NYC. Cinematographer Jorge Arzac also adds another layer of dimension to the short with impressive visuals. This film is truly a coming of age piece for the Millennial generation, where its relevancy will (sadly) last long into the next, if there isn't change. I hope these filmmakers continue to make films!