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Garwood’s THE STRANGLE OF IVY Grasps Awards

In its first six weeks on the festival circuit, Tara Garwood‘s short film, THE STRANGLE OF IVY, has been made an Official selection of seven festivals and received ten awards, including three for Mystery Short, two for Production Design, and one for Best Female Director.

THE STRANGLE OF IVY is a modern-day Gothic horror that explores the strained relationship between a mother and her adult daughter and what happens when a dark secret is revealed that will change their lives forever.

The film, financed in part by a Maryland State Arts Council Grant, premiered in Washington, DC at AwesomeCon on June 18, 2023. Join the Tarakata Films newsletter to find out about future screenings!

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