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• A TOP SALT FILMS production

• Screened before "The Nightingale" at The Nitehawk theaters, NYC


Short Film

12min   |   English  I  2019

Producer/Director  I  Catherine Fordham

Co-producer/Editor  |  Minos Papas


Shakira Barerra, Gabriella Surodjawan

A woman’s desperate search through truck stops and motels explodes in vigilante justice when she discovers a young girl being trafficked by the same crew of truckers who took her teenage sister.

KAYA is a thriller short film directed by Catherine Fordham (Consommé) and starring Shakira Barrera (Netflix’s GLOW, Queen of the South), shot in New Mexico in July 2018, supported in part by The Future of Film is Female.


Best Actress: Central States Indie Film Fest

Best Director: Central States Indie Film Fest

Audience Choice: Las Cruces International Film Festival


Santa Fe Film Festival

Bushwick Film Festival

Ax Wound Film Festival

FIN Atlantic Film Festival

Adirondack Film Festival

Final Girls Berlin Film Festival

Rooftop Films Summer Series

Greenwich Village Film Festival

VHS 2019 Vancouver Film Festival

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