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Direction: Susana Casares
Screenplay: Susana Casares
Producer: Susana Casares
Cinematography: Monika Lenczewska
Edition: Susana Casares, Fernando Franco, Julio Ramos
Sound: Estuardo Gálvez, Brandon Jones
Music: Robert Lydecker
Artistic direction: Montse Sanz
Cast: Kimya Marefat, Marissa Clifford, Johanna Tru jillo, Joey Naber, Azzie Amani


Runtime: 13:54
Format: Digital
Dialogues: English
Country: United States
Year: 2013


Being a teenager isn't easy, especially for Nayla, a Muslim-American girl who wants to join her new high school's cheerleading squad.


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Year Festival Country Award
2013 College Television Awards - Academy of Television Arts and Sciences United States Best Drama
2013 Evolution Film Festival Spain Best Student Short
2013 Recent Cinema From Spain - New Filmmakers from Spain United States Best short film
2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest United States Special Mention
2013 Beijing Film Academy International Film Festival China Best short film
2014 Festival de Málaga. Cine en Español Spain Biznaga de plata - Best short film
2014 SKEPTO International Short Film Festival Italy Best short film
2014 Concurso de Cortometrajes de Boadilla del Monte Spain 2nd Award
2014 Reggio Film Festival - International Short Film Contest Italy Best short film
2014 Festival de Cine de Pamplona Spain Educactif Award
2013 Festival de Cortometrajes "Cortada" de Vitoria-Gasteiz Spain Jury Special Award
2014 Festival Audiovisual y Mujer - VisualízaMe Spain Human Rights Award
2014 IKUSKA - Muestra de Cortometraje de Pasaia Spain Best actress
2013 Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón Spain
2013 NYFF - New York Film Festival - Lincoln Center United States
2013 Mostra de Curtas "Vila de Noia" Spain
2014 IndieLisboa - International Independent Film Festival Portugal
2014 Festival de cine de l'Alfàs del Pi Spain
2013 CURTOCIRCUITO - Festival Internacional de Cine Santiago de Compostela Spain
2014 KUKI - International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth Berlin Germany
2014 Lviv International Short Film Festival - Wiz Art Ukraine
2013 Festival Européen du Film Court de Brest France
2014 Cleveland International Film Festival United States
2014 CINEQUEST Film Festival United States
2014 Cortogenia - Temporada de estrenos de cortometrajes Spain
2013 FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) United States
2014 MECAL Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Barcelona Spain
2014 Filmfest Dresden - International Short Film Festival Germany
2014 Cortos en Femenino Spain
2013 ZINEXÍN - Certamen de Cortometrajes y Videocreación de la Roda Spain
2014 FICT - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Torrelavega Spain
2014 MIFF - Milano Film Festival Italy
2014 Edinburgh International Film Festival United Kingdom
2014 "Travelling" Rennes Film Festival in Rennes France
2014 Bermuda International Film Festival Bermuda
2014 International WAMMFest - Women and Minorities in Media United States
2014 European Film Festival of Lille France
2014 Dallas International Film Festival United States
2014 Newport Beach Film Festival United States
2014 Festival de Cine de Sant Joan Alacant - Concurso Nacional de Cortometrajes Spain
2014 SALENTO Finibus Terrae Italy
2014 Athens International Film & Video Festival United States
2014 Reel Shorts Film Festival Canada
2014 ISLANTILLA Cinefórum Spain
2014 CINESPAÑA Festival du Film Espagnol de Toulouse France
2014 Festival de Cine de Ponferrada Spain
2014 Interfilm Berlin - Int. Short Film Festival Berlin Germany
2014 KFF - Kaohsiung Film Festival Taiwan
2014 Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche Spain
2014 Tirana International Film Festival Albania
2014 MARTOVSKi Festival - Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival Serbia
2014 Oxford Film Festival United States
2014 Muesta de Cine Realizado por Mujeres en Boltaña Spain
2014 Mirando Nosotras - Muestra de Cine Realizado por Mujeres Spain
2014 Festival de cortometrajes de Vinaròs Agustí Comes Spain
2014 Festival Internacional de Cine para la Diversidad - Andoenredando Spain
2014 Concurso de Cortometrajes "Villa de Ayerbe" Spain
2014 PerSe Visioni - Visual Art Exhibition Italy
2014 FASCURT - Festival de curtmetratges del Masnou Spain
2014 Festival Nacional de Cortometrajes al Aire Libre "Ribadedeva en Corto" Spain
2014 Certamen de Cortometrajes "Por caracoles" Spain
2014 Festival de Cine y Vino "Ciudad de La Solana" Spain
0 Mostra de Curtmetratges Dr. Mabuse Spain
2014 Festival de Cortometrajes de Vila-seca Spain
2014 Festival Internacional de Cine de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California FICUABC Mexico
2014 CortoGenial - Certamen de Cortos de Puente Genil Spain