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(Documentary, United States, 85 min)

A year immersed in the visually stunning and humorous world of competitive creative dog groomers reveals that, no matter where or how, an innate passion for creative expression is universal.

RATING: Intended for Mature Audiences (contains adult situations).


Director: Rebecca Stern

Rebecca Stern is a documentary director and producer. She is the producer of the feature documentary TRE MAISON DASAN (San Francisco International Film Festival 2018, IFP Spotlight on Docs 2016) and co-producer of the feature documentary NETIZENS (Tribeca 2018). She was the associate producer of “the bomb,” an installation and film experience which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and the 2017 Berlinale. Her previous work includes the Academy Award nominated documentary CARTEL LAND, as production coordinator. She directed the short film, WELL GROOMED, which has reached nearly 500,000 viewers across all platforms. WELL GROOMED adapts this short, and is her first documentary feature. She previously was a staff member of Picture Motion, managing film marketing campaigns for acclaimed documentaries including FOOD CHAINS (2016 BritDoc Impact Award) and THE YES MEN ARE REVOLTING.