• Bye Bye, Body

    Directed by Charlotte Benbeniste
    USA | 10 minutes |

Nina is fifteen and in her final week of weight loss camp. All summer she's stuck to her plan: work hard, drop the pounds, and return home to a brand new life. But when, in her last weigh in, the scale doesn't budge, Nina turns to desperate measures.


film details

Director: Charlotte Benbeniste
Producers: Barbara Twist, Amanda Freedman, Charlotte Benbeniste
Screenwriter: Charlotte Benbeniste
Cinematographers: Ben Mullen
Editor: Max Goldblatt
Music: Adam Gunther
Cast: Kat Christiansen, Clara Nieblas, Grayson
Country: USA
Language: English
Year: 2019
Running Time: 10 minutes
Awards: Vimeo Staff Pick Award, Aspen Shortsfest
Contact Email: cbenbeniste@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/byebyebodyfilm

director biography

Charlotte Benbeniste is an Turkish-Iranian-American filmmaker from California. She is a graduate of Bard College, from which she received her BA in Written Arts. She lives in New York City, where she is a Screenwriting and Directing MFA candidate at Columbia University.

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