Tryouts


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
Subtitles: Spanish
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.


Festivals

NYFF - New York Film Festival - Film Society of Lincoln Center | United States, Aug 2013
Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón | Spain, Aug 2013
College Television Awards - Academy of Television Arts and Sciences | United States, Aug 2013 Best Drama
Evolution Film Festival | Spain, Aug 2013 Best Student Short
Festival de Málaga. Cine en Español | Spain, Mar 2014 Biznaga de plata - Best short film
SALENTO Finibus Terrae | Italy, Jul 2012
Bermuda International Film Festival | Bermuda, Mar 2014
Concurso de Cortometrajes de Boadilla del Monte | Spain, Jun 2014 2nd Award
International WAMMFest - Women and Minorities in Media | United States, Apr 2014
European Film Festival of Lille | France, Mar 2014
CINEQUEST Film Festival | United States, Aug 2014
Newport Beach Film Festival | United States, Apr 2014
Festival Européen du Film Court de Brest | France, Jun 2013
Athens International Film & Video Festival | United States, Apr 2014
Reel Shorts Film Festival | Canada, May 2013
Edinburgh International Film Festival | United Kingdom, Jun 2014
Festival de Cine de Pamplona | Spain, Oct 2014 Educactif Award
CINESPAÑA Festival du Film Espagnol de Toulouse | France, Oct 2014
Interfilm Berlin - Int. Short Film Festival Berlin | Germany, Nov 2014
CURTOCIRCUITO - Festival Internacional de Cine Santiago de Compostela | Spain, Oct 2014
KFF - Kaohsiung Film Festival | Taiwan, Oct 2014
Tirana International Film Festival | Albania, Nov 2014
Travelling - Rennes Film Festival in Rennes | France, Dec 2013
Dallas International Film Festival | United States, Apr 2014
MIFF - Milano Film Festival | Italy, May 2013
MECAL Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Barcelona | Spain, Aug 2014
Recent Cinema From Spain - New Filmmakers from Spain | United States, Aug 2013 Best short film
International Student Film and Video Festival - Beijing Film Academy | China, Aug 2013 Best short film
FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) | United States, Aug 2013
Palm Springs International ShortFest | United States, Aug 2013 Special Mention
Cortogenia - Temporada de estrenos de cortometrajes | Spain, Aug 2014
Filmfest Dresden - International Short Film Festival | Germany, Apr 2014
Cortos en Femenino | Spain, Dec 2013
ZINEXÍN - Certamen de Cortometrajes y Videocreación de la Roda | Spain, Dec 2013
Cleveland International Film Festival | United States, Aug 2014
Torre en corto - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Torrelavega | Spain, May 2014
IndieLisboa - International Independent Film Festival | Portugal, Apr 2014
Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche | Spain, Jul 2012
KUKI - International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth Berlin | Germany, Nov 2015
Festival de Cine de Ponferrada | Spain, Sep 2014
Festival de cine de l'Alfàs del Pi | Spain, Jul 2014
Festival Internacional de Cine de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California FICUABC | Mexico, Oct 2014
SKEPTO International Short Film Festival | Italy, Mar 2014 Best short film
MARTOVSKI Festival - Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival | Serbia, Aug 2014
Reggio Film Festival - International Short Film Contest | Italy, Sep 2010 Best short film
Festival de Cortometrajes "Cortada" de Vitoria-Gasteiz | Spain, Aug 2013 Jury Special Award
Oxford Film Festival | United States, Feb 2014
Muesta de Cine Realizado por Mujeres en Boltaña | Spain, Feb 2014
Festival de Cine de Sant Joan Alacant - Concurso Nacional de Cortometrajes | Spain, Jul 2014
Mirando Nosotras - Muestra de Cine Realizado por Mujeres | Spain, May 2014
Festival Internacional de Cine Bajo la Luna de Islantilla | Spain, Jul 2014
Festival Internacional de Cine para la Diversidad - Andoenredando | Spain, Nov 2014
PerSe Visioni - Visual Art Exhibition | Italy, Aug 2014
IKUSKA - Muestra de Cortometraje de Pasaia | Spain, Nov 2014 Best actress
Festival de Cortometrajes de Vila-seca | Spain, Oct 2014
Mostra de Curtmetratges Dr. Mabuse | Spain, Jun 2014
Festival de Cine y Vino "Ciudad de La Solana" | Spain, Dec 2014
Mostra de Curtas "Vila de Noia" | Spain, Dec 2013
Lviv International Short Film Festival - Wiz Art | Ukraine, Jul 2014
Festival Audiovisual y Mujer - VisualízaMe | Spain, Jun 2014 Human Rights Award
Festival de cortometrajes de Vinaròs Agustí Comes | Spain, Jul 2014
Concurso de Cortometrajes "Villa de Ayerbe" | Spain, Aug 2014
FASCURT - Festival de curtmetratges del Masnou | Spain, Jul 2014
Certamen de Cortometrajes "Por caracoles" | Spain, Jun 2014
Festival Nacional de Cortometrajes al Aire Libre "Ribadedeva en Corto" | Spain, Aug 2014
CortoGenial - Certamen de Cortos de Puente Genil | Spain, Nov 2014