TEEN SPIRIT

Jawline

Year
2019
Country
USA
Duration
98’
Director
Liza Mandelup

An eye-opening look at the realities of teenage social media stardom. Austyn Tester, handsome and 16, feels oppressed by the confines of life in his small hometown. But in the online world, Austyn is adored by thousands of young girls, all eager for his ‘likes’ and his attention. Jawline delivers us into this burgeoning online world as Austyn is discovered by a manager and makes his dreams come true.

CREW:
Director: Liza Mandelup
Producer: Bert Hamelinck, Hannah Reyer, Sacha Ben Harroche, Lauren Cioffi
Cinematographer: Noah Collier (DP), Ben Whatley
Editor: Alex O'Flinn
Sound: Diego Gat
Production
Caviar
Sales:
Autlook Filmsales
Awards
2019 – Sundance Film Festival, U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker; Sheffield Doc/Fest, Special Mention Youth Award
Director
Liza Mandelup

Liza Mandelup is a film director from New York residing in Los Angeles. She has published two photo books and shown her work in numerous exhibitions. She has been a longtime collaborator for many online platforms such as Vogue, Nowness, i-D, and Dazed, as well as having directed numerous films for many other premiere editorial platforms. Liza was featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s ‘25 New Faces of Independent Film 2017’ and recently won the Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker. She is currently in production on her second feature film.

Selected Filmography

Jawline (2019)

DOCUSPACE ONLINE CINEMA
19 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
25 – 
March
3
April 2022
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Buddha in Africa
Year
2019
Country
South Africa, Sweden
Director
Nicole Schafer
Duration
90’
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Immortal
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Immortal
Year
2019
Country
Estonia, Latvia
Director
Ksenia Okhapkina
Duration
61’
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Once Aurora
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Once Aurora
Year
2018
Country
Norway
Directors
Stian Servoss, Benjamin Langeland
Duration
52’
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Punks
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Punks
Year
2019
Country
Netherlands
Director
Maasja Ooms
Duration
90’
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Searching Eva
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Searching Eva
Year
2019
Country
Germany
Director
Pia Hellenthal
Duration
84’
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