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Directed by Joey Ally
SHORT NARRATIVE 18 Minutes World Premiere
Sarah manages Joy Joy Nails with a cheerful iron fist – but she gets her manicured claws out when Chinese Mia, a manicurist trainee, looks to be stealing the boss's son's affections, soon discovering that under the varnish, everyone's a victim.

Screening with Shorts: New York - Group Therapy
Drama, Female Director(s), New York, Female Screenwriter(s)
About the Director(s)
Joey Ally is a New Yorker who currently lives in Los Angeles. An alum of Amherst College, Joey first studied directing assisting Megan Griffiths, then Lynn Shelton, on set. She is a fellow of the Tribeca/Chanel "Through Her Lens" program, the American Film Institute Directing Workshop for Women, and the AFI/Fox Directors Lab. Prior directing credits include the short films Minimum Wage (Palm Springs International ShortFest 2015), and Partners (Sundance 2016).

Film Info
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Joey Ally
  • Editor:
    Adam Thomson
  • Executive Producer:
    Nicole Boxer, Soojin Chung, Ian Harding, Weiko Lin, Eloy Mendez, Scott Minerd, Robert O'Twomney, Kimberly Parker
  • Production Designer:
    Alex Dixon
  • Composer:
    Ben Jaffe
  • Producer:
    Constanza Castro
  • Co-Producer:
    Sahhara Assafiri; Minji Kang, T.J. Williams, Jr.
  • Cinematographer:
    T.J. Williams, Jr.
  • Co-Executive Producers:
    Marco LoCascio, Emily O'Brien
  • Cast:
    Kahyun Kim, Yi Liu, Chris Yejin, Esther Moon, Sarah Chang, Shirley Kwon
  • Casting By:
    Amey Rene
  • Screenwriter:
    Joey Ally
  • Story By:
    Joey Ally, T.J. Williams Jr.

  • International Sales Contact
    Joey Ally
    SilverOx Pictures
    Los Angeles, CA 90029
    Phone: 203 434 2713
  • Press Contact
    Dani Cordaro
    Piccolo Public Relations
    Phone: 323 250 3702
  • US Sales Contact
    Joey Ally
    SilverOx Pictures
    Los Angeles, CA 90029
    Phone: 203 434 2713
  • Print Source
    T.J. Williams, Jr.
    SilverOx Pictures
    Los Angeles, CA 90029
    Phone: 206 427 1116


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