• Broken Bird

    Directed by Rachel Harrison Gordon
    USA | 10 minutes |

Birdie is a biracial girl raised by her mom in a New Jersey suburb. She spends a visitation day with her father, and debates inviting him back into her life as she prepares for her Bat Mitzvah and adulthood.

In competition for Best Student U.S. Short

film details

Director: Rachel Harrison Gordon
Producers: Rachel Harrison Gordon, Alon Gur
Screenwriter: Rachel Harrison Gordon
Cinematographers: Rashad Frett
Editor: Rachel Harrison Gordon
Music: Amyra Leon
Cast: Indigo Hubbard-Salk, Chad L. Coleman, Jari Jones, Mel House, Bill Aiken
Country: USA
Language: In English and Hebrew with English subtitles.
Year: 2020
Running Time: 10 minutes
Contact Email: rachel.harrison.gordon@gmail.com
Website: https://www.brokenbirdfilm.com/

director biography

Rachel is an MFA/MBA Candidate at NYU Tisch/Stern. She has produced films screened at festivals including NewFest and Urbanworld, and was a Production Coordinator for the award-winning documentary Midnight Traveler. Prior to NYU, she served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow for the Obama Administration. Broken Bird is her first film.

2020 ShortFest Archive