Show & Tell Tango

Show & Tell Tango is a short film about a couple at the crossroads of fantasy and reality who dance around the idea of love. The fantasy: a daydream told through dance of love pure and innocent. The reality: an affair where hearts are guarded behind walls of words.

  • Melissa Skirboll
  • Natasha Straley
    Switch (2017), Sandra (2017), Cauliflower (2017), Finished (2016)
  • Melissa Skirboll
  • Montserrat Mendez
    April Flowers (2017), Baby Showers (2014), Kidnapping Carl (2014)
  • Melissa Skirboll
  • Melissa Skirboll
    Key Cast
  • Jason Alan Carvel
    Key Cast
  • Maria Cristina Slye
    Key Cast
  • Justin G. Nelson
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Drama, Romance, short
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 21, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
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  • Västeräs FilmFestival
    September 21, 2017
    World Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Greenwich Village Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    October 27, 2017
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Brightside Tavern FIlm Festival
    Jersey City, NJ
    United States
    March 4, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Philadelphia Independent Film Awards
    Philadelphia, PA
    United States
    May 19, 2018
    Official Selection/Nominee Best Tri State Film
  • Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
    Fort Worth, TX
    United States
    July 20, 2018
    Official Selection/Nominee: "What's Love Got to Do with It?"
  • VOB Film Festival
    Brewster, NY
    United States
    September 2, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Reel East Texas Film Festival
    Kilgore, TX
    United States
    November 17, 2018
  • NorthEast Mountain Film Festival
    Dillard, GA
    United States
    June 15, 2019
  • Her Vision Film Festival
    Brooklyn, NY
    United States
    June 17, 2020
    Best Short Film
Director Biography - Melissa Skirboll, Natasha Straley

Filmmaker of the Year 2019 Vasteras Film Festival

2020 Greetings From Sarajevo - submitting now

2018 My Dinner With Schwartzey (Director/Writer)
Best Dramedy: Manhattan Film Fest
Best Dramedy, Best Director: NYC TV Fest
Best Comedy, Best Director of Comedy: Brightside Film Fest
Best Film: CFIFF
Film Of the Month: DMOFF

The Spy Who Scratched Me (Director)
Best Comedy: Erie Intl Film Fest

Show & Tell Tango (Director/Writer/Actor)
Screenwriter of the Month: DMOFF
Silver Award Directing: NYC Indie FIlm Awards

Her first 3 shorts to date have garnered 65 nominations with 27 wins. (including an additional 10 nominations for best short/short in genre and 4 additional directing nominations)

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