New York director, Josiah, leads his childhood friends to Los Angeles to pursue their collective goals. Through Josiah’s relationship with an actress, they soon realize the system they are up against and the price of being “heroes” in the “new” world. This ground-breaking and uniquely told story is about a young aspiring filmmaker from New York who embarks to Los Angeles to chase the Hollywood dream. But through his relationship with a young and feisty actress, he soon learns that Hollywood is not what it seems. Boasting an all-star cast including JD Williams (The Wire), Hassan Johnson (The Wire), Samantha Esteban (Training Day, Harsh Times), Anil Raman, Amber Lee Ettinger, and Silvestre Rasuk, "An American in Hollywood" is the true story of the Hollywood institution and ultimately, the true story of chasing a dream in America."