Bodega

Bodega

With his daughter's wedding quickly approaching, a Syrian deli owner, Amir, is struggling to let go. He distracts himself by joking and bickering with his employee, Ali, while they work the night shift. Down the street, a high school girl, Iris, lies to her father on the phone and prepares for a night of partying. When Iris and her friend Rachel meet a handsome stranger in Amir's deli, things don't go as planned. Reminded of his own daughter, Amir decides to help the girls out.

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Director

Rebecca Halfon

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Credits

Director: Rebecca Halfon
Producer: Rebecca Halfon, Gabby Green
Screenwriter: Rebecca Halfon
Cinematographer: Ramsey Fendall
Editor: Rebecca Halfon, Max Rothman
Music: David Su
Principal Cast: Laith Nakli, Adham Murched, Mirabella Raschke-Robinson, Bella Danieli, Bryan Fitzgerald, Nadia Affolter

Contact

Public Film Contact
Rebecca Halfon

rebecca@halfon.com
Publicity Contact
Rebecca Halfon
rebecca@halfon.com
917-601-1256
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2018
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Comedy
Screening in: Shorts Program 2
Screening Section: Narrative Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Short
Language: English, Arabic
Runtime: 12:10 mins