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Monique Sorgen

Short film “Random Check,” directed by Monique Sorgen won Best Short Film at the Calabasas Film Festival.

Logline: When Sara, who wears a hijab, arrives on an international flight to San Diego for Comic Con, she is held up for hours by Homeland Security during a “random” check.

Photo features lead actor: Reid Miller

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Emily Lerer

“T-Minus,” a short film directed by Emily Lerer, won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Short at the Oscar-Qualifying Out On Film Festival.

Logline: After a positive pregnancy test, a transgender man must enlist the help of a drag queen he barely knows to get an abortion.

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(Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for HollyShorts Film Festival )

Angela Cohen

“Girl at a Bar” won Best Web Series at the Studio City Film Festival. Directed by Angela Cohen, the series is about a young woman who journeys to bars alone once a week for a year to reclaim her identity after half a decade debilitated with Lyme disease.

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