What has Michelle Smith, the star of Best and Most Beautiful Things (PBS premiere on Independent Lens Monday, January 2 at 10 pm), been up to since the filming stopped? In this exclusive new video produced by Independent Lens and the documentary’s filmmaking team who chatted with Michelle after the film screened in New York in┬álate November, she fills us in on her life, where she’s now living, what she’s into, whether she’s still with the same boyfriend you see in the film, her favorite new cartoons, and more. Inquiring minds wanted to know, and she obliged.

So after you watch Best and Most Beautiful Things, check in with Michelle here: