Alexa Lim Haas’ “Agua Viva”

A Chinese manicurist in Miami attempts to describe feelings she doesn’t have the words for.

Written, Directed and Animated by Alexa Lim Haas

Voice by Mengda Zhang

Created with the support of the Borscht Corp #NoBroZone Grant, 2017. Recipient of the Time Warner 1st Generation Filmmaker Grant from OneFifty. Also supported by LOU, The Knight Foundation, Art Center South Florida and Rooftop Films.

World Premiere : Sundance Film Festival 2018 Official Selection
International Premiere: Rotterdam International Film Festival 2018 Official Selection

SXSW 2018 Animated Shorts Jury Prize
Dallas Film Festival 2018 Animated Shorts Jury Prize
Vidlings and Tapeheads 2018 Winner Best Animation
Miami New Times: Best of Miami 2018 Best Film Director

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