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    Just Hold On

    Directed by Sam Davis, Rayka Zehtabchi
    USA | 7 minutes | Opening Night

Mutton Bustin’ champion, 7-year-old Marlie McDonald was born with an agresive brain tumor and spent her first few years in hospitals. A true symbol of resilience and vigor, fearless Marlie is today in long-term survival care and insists on riding sheep in her free time.

In competition for Best Documentary Short.

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Director: Sam Davis, Rayka Zehtabchi
Producers: Mehrdad Sarlak
Cinematographers: Sam Davis
Editor: Sam Davis
Music: Giosuè Greco
Cast: Marlie McDonald
Country: USA
Language: in English
Year: 2020
Running Time: 7 minutes
Awards: Jury Award for Best Texas Short, SXSW Film Festival


2021 ShortFest Archive