Director: Annie Silverstein
Running Time: 17
Location: USA
DCFF SCreening: 2015


When her pit bull is stolen by an aspiring dogfighter, Leila is forced to stand up for herself, at the cost of her own innocence.

Screening History & Awards

Bermuda International Film Festival – Winner! Jury Award

Ashland Independent Film Festival – Winner! Best Short

Cannes Film Festival- Cinefondation – Winner! 1st Prize Jury Award

Nevada Film Festival – Winner! Best Narrative Short

Austin Film Festival – Winner! Best Narrative Short

Sidewalk Film Festival – Winner! Best Student Film

BendFilm Festival – Winner! Best Student Film

Chicago Film Festival – Winner! Best Student Film

New Orleans Film Festival – Winner! Special Jury Award for Narrative Short


Indie Grits

DCFF Screening Information

Part of the The Stories We Tell shorts grouping

Saturday, August 29th, 5:00pm

Emily loves movies and Tacoma. Thus, the Destiny City Film Festival was born in 2013 and has been going strong ever since!