DREAM NAILS

DREAM NAILS

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Director

Katja Straub

Country

Germany

Year

2019

Runtime, min

10

Genre

Experimental, Fiction, Comedy, Dance, Family, Fantasy, Feminism, Gender Equality, Health, LGBT, Mystery, Racism, Social, Women

Language

English, Vietnamese

Subtitles

English

Logline

When the growing hostility and negativity around Cindy (65) finally reaches the haven of her local nail salon, she decides to fight it with the magic of love.

Crew:

SCRIPT: Katja Straub, PHOTOGRAPHY: Huay-Bing Law, ART: Nazanin Shirazi, EDITING: Gal Jaron Mayersohn, SOUND: Greg Armstrong, ANIMATION: --, MUSIC: Brian Ramos, CASTING: Cyndi Williams, Khoa Tien Dang, SOUND EDITING: Brian Ramos, POST PRODUCTION: -

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Festival Awards:

Selected: Int. Hofer Filmtage (Hof, 24.10.2019) – World Premiere Internationales Filmwochenende Würzburg, Germany 2020 Dallas Videofest, USA 2020 Achtung Berlin, Germany 2020 Internationales Filmfest Emden Norderney, Germany 2020 Filmkuntsfest MV Schwerin, Germany 2020 Short Film Factory 2020 Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham, USA 2020 VisioniCorte, Italy 2020 Cinefem Punte del Este, Uruguay 2020 LatinUy Festival Internacional de Cine Latino de Uruguay, 2020, Awards: Special Mention Jury Award for Best Production by CineFem Festival International de Cine de la Mujer, Punta del Este, Uruguay 2020 Dream Nails is awarded the highest rating “especially valuable” by the Jury of The FBW (Filmbewertungsstelle).

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Awards

THE CONSONANCE MUSIC & DANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Official Selections 

Director

Katja Straub

Smiling Girl

Katja Straub is an artist, writer, and award winning filmmaker whose films have screened in numerous festivals and museums around the world including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Images Festival in Toronto, the Viper Basel in Switzerland, the Museo Nationale Reina Sofia in Madrid, the Seattle International Film Festival, the Munich International Film Festival etc. Katja received her Master in Experimental Film at the Universität der Künste in Berlin. Awarded the Homer Lindsey Bruce Fellowship and the Warren E. Skaaren Scholarship, she received her MFA in Film Production at the University of Texas at Austin in 2008.

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