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Tina Tina Bo Bina

While preparing for a live performance where she will iron her belly stretch marks flat, an artist struggles to balance the expectations of motherhood while fulfilling her wild creative side.

  • Jessica McGaugh
  • Jessica McGaugh
  • Jessica McGaugh
  • Andrea Dratch
    Key Cast
  • Rafael Cabrerra
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    19 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 1, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Jessica McGaugh

Jessica McGaugh is an award-winning filmmaker and a tenure-track faculty member in the School of Theatre, Television, and Film at San Diego State University.

Jessica’s work celebrates diversity and inclusion through her use of underrepresented characters, storylines, and project collaborators. Her films have screened across the globe including the Vancouver Film Festival, Mumbai International Film Festival, Denver Film Festival, NDTV and Rocky Mountain PBS.

Currently in post production, her most recent film, "Tina Tina Bo Bina" follows a fictional performance artist struggling to balance the expectations of motherhood with the expectations of being an artist. Jessica’s project "Womanhood: The Series," a collection of comedic short films, aims to break the taboos associated with women’s bodies and gender expectations. The series is currently screening at festivals, and won awards for “Best Series” and “Best Director.” "Red Pearl," Jessica’s debut narrative feature-film, was released worldwide to film festivals and streaming services. Her award-winning documentary release, "Three Worlds, One Stage," is available through iTunes, Amazon, Roku and Walmart.

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