• Bodega

    Directed by Rebecca Halfon
    USA | 13 minutes | California Premiere | Same Planet, Different Worlds

A Syrian bodega owner and two teen girls with a fake ID find common ground on one winter night in Brooklyn.


Same Planet, Different Worlds

In the melting pot of the modern world we brush up against real and imagined divides every day. These stories exist along those boundary lines, challenging us to see the humanity on both sides.

film details

Country: USA
Year: 2019
Running Time: 13 minutes
Premiere Status: California Premiere
Language: in English/Arabic with English subtitles
Subtitles: Yes
Director: Rebecca Halfon
Producers: Rebecca Halfon, Gabby Green
Principal Cast: Laith Nakli, Adham Murched, Mirabella Raschke-Robinson, Bella Danieli, Bryan Fitzgerald
Primary Email: rebecca@halfon.com
Cinematographers: Ramsey Fendall
Editor: Rebecca Halfon, Max Rothman
Music: David Su
Screenwriter: Rebecca Halfon
Website: https://www.rebeccahalfon.com/bodega

2019 ShortFest Archive