Private Project

A Fish Story

A fable steeped in magical realism about the objectification of women. In a remote Italian island, an immigrant fisherman finds himself out of luck; he makes a pact with the Madonna, and his prayers are answered in a most unusual way.

  • Carrie Finklea
  • Carrie Finklea
  • Carrie Finklea
  • Carrie Finklea
    Key Cast
  • Samual Wanjohi
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 2, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    Italian, Swahili
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Houston Film Festival
    Houston, Texas
    United States
    June 30, 2017
    North American
    Remy Award
  • Global Citizenship Award - Gender Equity
    Santa Monica, CA
    United States
    May 4, 2017
    Grand Prize
  • LA Shorts
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    August 4, 2017
    Best Editing - Platinum Award
  • Mindfield Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    June 10, 2017
    Silver Award - Best Shorts
  • Best Shorts Competition
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    June 10, 2017
    Awards of Merit in the Student Short Film and the Women Filmmakers
  • Rosewell Film Festival
    Rosewell, New Mexico
    United States
    April 26, 2017
Director - Carrie Finklea