Ajyal Film Festival 2024

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Mo's Bows

Ajyal Competition

Kristen McGregor, Jennifer Treuting / Short Documentary / United States of America / 2015 / 6 min / Colour / DCP2K
In English / Arabic subtitles
Interests: Documentary, Fashion, Youth, Family, Children, Education
MENA Premiere


Most 13-year-olds don’t wear bow ties. But then, most 13-year-olds aren’t Moziah Bridges. From a young age, this Memphis native loved to dress up and express himself through fashion. After his grandmother taught him to use a sewing machine, he started making his own unique bow ties, eventually selling them under the label Mo’s Bows. This documentary takes us into Mo’s world and his business, which has become a fun-filled family affair.

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About the Directors

Kristen McGregor, originally hailing from Alberta, Canada, is a children’s media producer, director and writer. She was the director, developer, and supervising producer of the Canadian Screen Award-nominated and Youth Media Alliance award-winning series ‘Giver’. ‘Mo's Bows’ (2015) is her latest documentary short.

Jennifer Treuting is a Brooklyn-based writer, producer and filmmaker. Before moving to New York, she studied film and animation at the Rochester Institute of Technology. ‘Mo’s Bows’ is her most recent documentary.


Kristen McGregor, Jennifer Treuting
Kristen McGregor, Jennifer Treuting
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