Dream Café is an absurd comedic drama about a young man Nick, who is obsessed with his dream of owning a café. However, Nick’s efforts to make his dream come true are way over the top. This obsession puts Nick’s relationships with his loved ones into jeopardy. What will Nick choose?


  • Dasha Khritankova

    Dasha Khritankova

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  • Dasha Khritankova

  • TJ Bowden

  • Vicente Roxas

    Director of Photography
  • Adam Lapalio

    Camera Assistants (1st AC, 2nd AC etc
  • Alhan Ghram

    Sound Designer
  • Dasha Khritankova

  • Other Credits

  • Erdem Helvacioglu

    Original Score
  • Tarek Hefny

    Color Correction and Grading
  • Alexey Kosorukov

  • Aaron Mulhern

    Key Grip
  • Brian Kuciak

    Sound Recorder
  • Elizabeth Tripp

  • Mei Chen Huang

    Key PA
  • Coral Wang

  • Cast & Crew

  • Michael Hauschild

  • Shena Gryffudd

  • David Dotterer

  • Guy Prir

  • Dasha Khritankova

    Dasha Khritankova was born in Siberia, Russia. In 2012 she moved to New York City to pursue her career as an artist. Dasha’s short films have been successfully presented at various film festivals across the globe. Her comedy “SHUSH” has earned an Honorable Mention in the Berlin Flash Film Festival, and became a semi-finalist at film festivals in Toronto, Los Angeles and Moscow. Currently, Dasha is working on a script for her first feature.

  • Bio

    TJ Ali Bowden

    TJ Ali is a rising filmmaker and TV/Digital Producer having produced linear pilot TV shows for networks BET Networks, NBC Entertainment, REVOLT TV and most recently VICE Media’s VICELAND network. TJ was awarded a fellowship in the International Radio and Television Society program in 2014, which catapulted his career in linear television. TJ is embarking on a new fiction storytelling journey. He lives in New York City and hails from the south side of Chicago.

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