Comedy, Short Films, 08-May-2020
A young chonga in Miami stands up to the baddest girl gang at her high school, setting off a dangerous chain of events - all told with characters portrayed as talking feet, given personality with toenails, jewelry, tiny bandanas, etc. “Toe Hoes,” directed by Kat Toledo, is inventive and strange, a tour through the life of Yahaira, a 16 year old girl living with her grandma. When ‘the crazy girl crew’ at school starts some shit over a new girl in town, Yahaira comes to her defense and gets a new friend. But it leads to an after school incident at a juice shop sending Yahaira on a subconscious odyssey. The film is set apart by its bold concept and world-building via miniature props and sets, and colored in with vibrant characterizations and edgy humor (“I’m smart and I fuck.”) -KA. Writer/Director/Editor: Kat Toledo. Producers: Olivia Lloyd, Amanda Ortega, Lauren Monzon. DPs: Daniel Rosenberg, Alejandro Martinez. Cast: Carla Jerez, Marlon Gazzana, Maria del Pilar Prada, Gaby Horruitiner, Teresa Liberatore, Monica Carvajal, Heather Aylsworth, Agatha Christie, Maggie Gault, Milly Cohen, Chris Molina. VO: Kat Toledo, Shannon Coffey, Raiza Licea, Tony Rodriguez, Oscar Montoya, Carlos Santos, Khristian Berrio, Randy Syphax. Nail Art: Rosemarie Romero.