Country: USA, Belarus, Russia
Director: Darya Zhuk
Cast: Tamara Sevunts, Gerard Assante, Mariah Lee, Carolyn McCormick, John Rothman, Stephen Stapinski, Blue Thompson
Language: English, Russian
Runtime: 12 min.
Russian exchange student Alya struggles to fit into what it means to be an American teenage girl in 1994 when she realizes her host father has a crush on her.
Awards & Festivals:
Minsk International Film Festival – Special Jury Award (Best Short Film)
New York Television Festival – Award for "outstanding and provocative work"