Bookstore

Written, Directed, & Edited by Alex Haney

Tara, a teenager who dreams of a successful future in business, must manage the school Bookstore for one day, dealing with her preoccupied employees and the craziness that gets in the way of her ambitions.

Official Selection of 37 Film Festivals

Recipient of 16 Awards

AUDIENCE WINNER

National Film Festival For Talented Youth 2012

FOUNDER’S AWARD

Harvard-Westlake Film Festival 2012

JUDGES’ FAVORITE

International Student Media Festival 2012

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

Calabasas Art & Film Exhibition 2012

3RD PRIZE (HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORY)

Barrie Film Festival 2012

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

Westport Youth Film Festival 2012

YOUNG FILMMAKER AWARD

Action on Film Festival 2012

BEST NATIONAL NARRATIVE FILM – U.S.

Mosaic Student Film Festival 2012

ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

SoCal Student Film Festival 2012

ACHIEVEMENT IN ACTING: TARA JOSHI

SoCal Student Film Festival 2012

BEST HIGH SCHOOL COMEDY

International Student Film Festival Hollywood 2012

AWARD OF MERIT

Best Shorts Competition 2012

BEST GROUP FILM

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival 2013’s Filmmakers of Tomorrow Showcase

MOST PROMISING YOUG STUDENT FILMMAKER AWARD

Action/Cut Short Film Competition 2013

NOMINATION – BEST STUDENT FILM

Idyllwild Cinema Fest 2013

HONORABLE MENTION – STUDENT SHORT

DIY Film Festival 2013

COMEDY CLASS WINNER

International Family Film Festival YouthFest! 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

WorldKids International Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Mill Valley Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Big Bear Lake Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Tower of Youth Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Chicago International Reel Shorts Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Woodstock Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

CineYouth Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Sidewalk Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Sacramento International Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Independents’ Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Jax Film Festival 2012

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Irvine International Film Festival 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Studio City Film Festival 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Hearts & Minds Film Festival 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Arizona International Film Festival 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

KIDS FIRST! Film Festival 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

First Glance Film Festival Spring 2013 Short Online Contest

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Harlem Film Festival 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Sun Valley Film Festival 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

PollyGrind Underground of Las Vegas

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Hotchkiss Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival 2014

Excellently shot, edited, acted, directed, – and written!

– Elizabeth Yale, Founder of the Harvard-Westlake Film Festival