Burstein also stars in her short film about fear and love on vacation.
The film screens at the famous Chinese Theatres in Hollywood as part of this year's HollyShorts Film Festival taking place Aug. 15-22.
HollyShorts showcases some of the top short films produced (30-minutes or less).
Burstein's "Chicken" won Best Short Film at the Cape Fear Film Festival in Wilmington, N.C. and received an Award of Merit from the Women's Independent Film Festival, LA and Honorable Mention from the New Jersey International Film Festival.
It also screened as an official selection at the Big Apple Film Festival, La Femme Film Festival, Arizona International Film Festival, New Jersey International Film Festival, Rincon International Film Festival, and Evolution Film Festival
Based on Burstein's own experience, "Chicken" traces a brief intimate encounter between two tourists from different parts of the world.
The film stars Burstein and Franz Maria Quitt.
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