is a short film about sex addiction. It was written and directed by Alexandra Qin, starring Samantha Ahn and Claire Dunn. It was shot in New York in November 2022 as a proof-of-concept for the THIRSTYGIRL feature. It premiered at the Provincetown International Film Festival followed by the Palm Springs International Shortfest in June 2023.
10 MIN / USA / ENGLISH / DRAMA
On a road trip with her younger sister Nic, Charlie struggles to hide a secret sex addiction. As the film progresses, we slowly find out where they’re headed.
THIRSTYGIRL is an intimate film about sisterhood and addiction, following two mixed-race Asian-American women traveling across the American South.
It is Alexandra Qin’s first film.
Alexandra Qin is an award-winning screenwriter and independent filmmaker based in New York with a background in technology, social justice, and visual and performance art.
She was born and raised in Paris, France to a half-French, half-Filipina mother and a Chinese father, and moved to the United States when she was 18 to study Computer Science at New York University.
After a 10+ year career as a software engineer and activist, Alexandra started writing her first feature screenplay, THIRSTYGIRL, in 2020. Since then, she has been the 2022 Page Awards Grand Prize Winner, a 2022 Nicholl Fellowship Semifinalist, and the Winner of the 2021 Finish Line Social Impact screenplay competition.
THIRSTYGIRL is her first film.
She is represented by Luber Roklin Entertainment.