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World Premiere

Director: Diane Russo

United States, 2016, 6 min

Shooting Format:Digital

Festival Year:2017


Cast:Venus Providence Smith, Stephanie Kent, Ruby Thomas, Isa Feliu, Jess Schweizer, Nia Nottage, Cherlyn Russo, Angela Cheng, Chelsea Bruce, Erin Kneuer, Tatyana Redko, Yan Sze Li, Thaniya Keereepart

Crew:Cinematographer: Chris Cruz - Fashion Stylist: Nancy Goold - Art Department: Solgil Oh - Associate Producer: Angela Cheng - Post Production: CVLT


Set in an underground fight club, CLINCH is a visual exploration of the tension between camaraderie and competition among women.


About the director

Diane Russo is a photographer and director currently living in New York. Diane's work cultivates form, attitude, and storytelling as seen in publications such as V Magazine, Document Journal, and Teen Vogue. She continues to shoot fashion stories, and fine art projects that explore power, connection, and physicality.



Director Diane Russo will be available for Q&A after the screening.

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