Official selection of:

Atlanta Shortsfest (Best Mini Short Nominee)

Brooklyn Film Festival

Bushwick Film Festival

Charlotte Black Film Festival

Charlotte Film Festival

City of Angels Women's Film Festival



LA Femme Short Film Festival (Best Idea Winner)

Lone Star Film Festival

Los Angeles Women in Film Festival

MOM Film Festival

Out in Film Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival

Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival*



OUTSOUTH Queer Film Festival

Reel Affirmations,

TIDE Film Festival

The Women's Film Festival

Urbanworld Film Festival*

Women X Film Festival (Rising Star Award)



With support from: The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre by the City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment in association with The New York Foundation for the Arts.


Recipient of the 2022 NYC Women's Fund for Media Music and Theatre.



Cast and Crew


Nya -- Chloe Harper-Smith

Maw Maw -- Shantel Moses

Kyiv -- Matthew Vasquez

Writer/Director/Producer -- Averi Israel

Director of Photography -- Erin Trout

Gaffer -- Ryan Hamelin

AD -- Caitlin Wells

Sound -- Mason Coburn

Camera Operator -- Steven Tong

Assistant Camera Operator -- Yuri Inoue

Key Grip -- Hector ‘Ace’ Vargas

Composer -- Aviva Jaye

2nd AD -- Ana Ribeiro

Makeup -- Ruth Black

Wardrobe -- Alexis Atkinson

Wardrobe -- Faith Cooper

PA -- Victor Chang

PA -- Rishi Chhapolia