This short narrative chronicles a week in the lives of three teenage girls, from different social circles, who form a bond in the week leading up to the school dance. Countdown to prom night is actually countdown to irreversible change for each girl. Two of the girls are falling in love with each other against all expectations and the third girl is forced to mother her own mother in the wake of her father’s disappearance. Each girl seeks comfort within the walls of her bedroom where the music blasting from the turntable provides a magical synchronicity between them all. The title refers to the secrets that girls and women keep just below their surface.
65th Berlinale - Berlin, Germany, 2015 
Glasgow Short Film Festival - Glasgow, UK, 2015 
53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival - Ann Arbor, USA, 2015 
22nd Chicago Underground Film Festival - Chicago, USA, 2015 BEST OF FEST 
Florida Film Festival - Florida, USA, 2015 
European Media Art Film Festival - Osnabruck, Germany, 2015 
61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen - Oberhausen, Germany, 2015 
FrauenFilmFestival - Dortmund-Koln, Germany, 2015 
31st Internationale Kurzfilmtage Hamburg - Hamburg, Germany, 2015 
23rd Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival - Portugal, 2015 
17th Wisconsin Film Festival - Wisconsin, USA, 2015 
Moscow International Film Festival - Moscow, Russia, 2015 
BAM Cinefest - New York, USA, 2015 
Palm Springs International Film Festival - Palm Springs, USA, 2015 
Lima Independiente Film Festival - Lima, Peru, 2015 
Melbourne International Film Festival - Melbourne, Australia, 2015 
Curtocircuíto International Film Festival - Santiago De Compostela, Spain, 2015 RADAR AWARD 
Festival Du Nouveau Cinéma - Montréal, QC, 2015 
BFI London Film Festival - London, England, 2015 
21st Encounters Festival - Bristol, UK, 2015 BRIEF GRAND PRIX 
AFI Fest - Los Angeles, USA, 2015
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