Documentary Short Film Malawi is a story of small business, sisterhood, and survival. The directorial debut from Stephanie Geliebter takes the viewer through the story of Queens, NY clothing store, Malawi. With its humble beginnings in the 1970s as a children’s clothing store, Malawi grew to its current standing as a women’s and kids’ boutique with a devoted following. The journey of the store and its customers is told by passionate owner, Mimi, and several longtime employees who over the decades became like family. MALAWI answers the question if in the new age of social media and online shopping, can a small store with a human touch survive?
Directed by Stephanie Geliebter (USA)