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Saturday, March 14
2:00PM - 3:42PM


A glimpse into the emerging industry of professional cuddling and the lives of the clients that use this service.

Section: Documentary Shorts Competition
Premiere Status: U.S. Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Runtime: 8min

Director: Melissa Langer

Producer: Melissa Langer,

Cinematographer: Melissa Langer

Editor: Melissa Langer

Sound Designer: Melissa Langer

Music: Ivan Naranjo

Additional Credits: Sound: Max Good


Melissa Langer is a nonfiction filmmaker from Washington, DC. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Documentary Film from Stanford University while directing My Aleppo, a film about a young Syrian family in South Africa as they struggle to preserve memories of their home city, Aleppo, as it is decimated by war.

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Melissa Langer
(301) 502-5515

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Melissa Langer



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