**Tickets for this film are available at “Shorts Competition 2018 Block 3” – please search there for screening times and tickets.**

Still reeling from the death of her sister, Valeria is determined to keep her hair salon open despite the dwindling clientele. After attending a high-end beauty school in Lebanon, Aamirah is frustrated at her lack of employment opportunities in America. When the two women are forced to work together, tensions run high and competitiveness gets the best of them. Still, as time goes on they begin to open up and realize they have far more in common than they'd expected, embracing the beginnings of a beautiful partnership.

Director(s): Abitha Ramachandran

Writer(s): Abitha Ramachandran

Producer(s): Dasha Gorin, Koyote "Kiki" Meiners-Rios

Editor(s): Charles Kieser, Zury Cutler

Cinematographer(s): Karen Anderson Collins

Production Designer(s): Ivy Gao

Jessica Limardo (Valeria), Myriam Raymond (Aamirah)