FILM: TRYOUTS

Being a teenager isn’t easy, especially for Nayla, a Muslim-American girl who wants to join her high school’s cheerleading squad.

AWARDS
· Best Drama · EMMY’s Foundation College Television Award · Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
· Biznaga de Plata Best Short · Festival de Málaga
· New Filmmakers from Spain – Recent Spanish Cinema · ICAA-EGEDA
· ‘La Nueva Ola: Films from Mexico, Cuba & Spain’ – Spanish Embassy in Washington DC
· “Cinema Without Borders” Special Jury Award · Palm Springs ShortFest 2013
· Special Jury Award – Bermuda International Film Festival
· “Challenging Reality Award” – Seoul International Youth Film Festival
· Best Short – Festival de Cortos de Vitoria-Gasteiz Cortada
· Best Short – Skepto Film Festival
· Silver Award – Beijing Film Academy Film Festival
· Best Student Film · Evolution International Film Festival 2013
· Best Short – L’Alcudia Film Festival, Spain
· Best Short – Villanueva de la Cañada Film Festival, Spain
· Best Short – Medio Cudeyo Film Festival, Spain
· Best Short – Quijorna Film Festival, Spain
· Best Short – Mojados Film Festival, Spain
· Best Short – Salamanca Film Festival, Spain
· Best Short – Andújar Film Festival, Spain
· Silver Award – Boadilla del Monte Film Festival
· Best Short – Llano de Molina Film Festival, Spain
· Best Short – Manzanares El Real Film Festival, Spain
· Best Actress – 16 IKUSKA, Muestra de cortometraje de Pasaia
· Special Jury Award: Human Rights –Visualizame Film Festival

PROJECT: Film Short
TITLE: Tryouts
DIRECTOR: Susana Casares
PRODUCER: Susana Casares | Julia Fontana | Pablo Gómez-Castro | Elisa Lleras
PRODUCTION COMPANY: El Sur Films
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