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A SPECIAL GUEST

A SPECIAL GUEST

LANGUAGE: English

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 19 minutes
Year of production: 2016

SYNOPSIS

Long held memories of grief and the ramifications of war collide when 10 year old refugee Ako is persuaded to spend an afternoon with elderly English neighbours.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Joka Films & Footprint Films
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Anita Dobson
Paul Copley
Daniel Dilani
Christianne Oliveira
Arietti Dickinson

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Kae Bahar
Screenwriter: Kae Bahar
Producer: Kae Bahar, Mark Blaney, Jackie Sheppard
Director of Photography: Phil Wood
Sound: Brian Gray
Editing: Simon Pearce
Sound Editing: Jan Meinema
Music Composer: Alasdair Cooper

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Children & Family
Language: English
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Year of production: 2016
Total running time: 19 minutes
Shooting format: HD
Color type: Colour
Aspect ratio: 1.35: 1
Sound format: 5.1 surround

AWARDS

SPECIAL JURY MENTION AWARD - FILM OF THE YEAR – MADRID – SPAIN 12/04 -03/05/2016
NOMINATED FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM - REVOLUTION ME FILM FESTIVAL - BROOKLYN, NEW YORK- UNITED STATES – 19-21/08/2016
FINALIST FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARD - FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE CINE PONFERRADA - PONFERRADA - SPAIN – 30/09-08/10/2016
BEST FILM AWARD & AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD & STUDENT CHOICE AWARD - PUNTO DI VISTA FILM FESTIVAL – CAGLIARI (SARDEGNA) – ITALY – 15NOV – 15DEC/12/2016
FINALIST FOR BEST FILM COSMIC FILM FESTIVAL – ORLANDO – USA – 18-19/02/2017
FINALIST FOR BEST FILM MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL & MALAYSIA GOLDEN GLOBAL AWARDS SHORT FILM COMPETITION – KUALA LUMPUR – MALAYSIA – 28/02 -4/03/2017
SPECIAL JURY MENTION - INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL INDIA - HAYDERABAD – INDIA – 14-20/11/2015
JURY AWARD COSTA QUEBRADA - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL DE FICTION PIELAGOS EN CORTO – RENEDO DE PIELAGOS – SPAIN – 05-13/05/2017

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

FILM OF THE YEAR – MADRID – SPAIN 12/04 -03/05/2016
FESTIVAL DE CINE EN CORTO CIUDAD DE CONSUEGRA – CONSUEGRA – SPAIN 16 – 22 / 05 / 2016
FESTIVAL DE CORTOS Y SALUDO MENTAL – SEVILLA - SPAIN 26-29/05/2016
FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL BOAT OF CULTURE – LODZ - POLAND 10-12/06/2016
REVOLUTION ME FILM FESTIVAL - BROOKLYN, NEW YORK- UNITED STATES – 19-21/08/2016
LA RIOJA ES DE CINE – FESTIVAL INT. DE CORTOMETRAJES & CINE INDEPENDIENTE – LOGRONO, SPAIN –12-17/09/2016
CINESEPTIEMBRE MUESTRA INT. DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE – MAZATLAN, SINALOA - MEXICO – 17-23/09/2016
FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE CINE PONFERRADA - PONFERRADA - SPAIN – 30/09-08/10/2016
FESTIVAL DE CINE SOLIDARIO DE GUADALAJARA - FESCIGU - GUADALAJARA- SPAIN –04-08/10/2016
MOSTRA DE CURTAS VILLA DE NOIA - NOIA- SPAIN –22-29/10/2016
ALAMO CITY FILM FESTIVAL – SAN ANTONIO TX- USA – 28- 30/10/2016
FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE EDUCATIVO Y SPIRITUAL DE CIUDAD RODRIGO – CIUDAD RODRIGO - SPAIN – 04- 11/11/2016
3 LITTLE WOLVES FILM FESTIVAL – LJUBLJANA - SLOVENIA – 12- 13/11/2016
PUNTO DI VISTA FILM FESTIVAL – CAGLIARI (SARDEGNA) – ITALY – 15NOV – 15DEC/12/2016
FESTIVAL DE CINE Y VINO CIUDAD DE LA SOLANA – LA SOLANA – SPAIN – 30NOV – 5THDEC/12/2016
DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – DUBAI - EMIRATES 07-14/12/2016
SUDAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL – KHARTOUM, SUDAN– 21-27/01/2017
COSMIC FILM FESTIVAL – ORLANDO – USA – 18-19/02/2017
MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL & MALAYSIA GOLDEN GLOBAL AWARDS SHORT FILM COMPETITION – KUALA LUMPUR – MALAYSIA – 28/02 -4/03/2017
RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – RICHMOND – USA – 27/2 - 5/03/2017
TWIN RIVER MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL – ASHEVILLE – USA – 23/01 - 18/03/2017
QUMRAH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – BASRA – IRAQ – 01-04/04/2017
CMS CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – LUCKNOW – INDIA – 07 - 15/04/2017
FESTIMATGE - CERTAMEN DE CURTMETRATGES TROFEU TORRETES DE CALELLA – CALELLA, BA – SPAIN – 01-23/04/2017
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL DE FICTION PIELAGOS EN CORTO – RENEDO DE PIELAGOS – SPAIN – 05-13/05/2017
BEST FICTION FILM FESTIVAL – LOS ANGELES – USA – 19-21/05/2017
LES SAISONS PARISIENNES – ST PITERSBURGH, RUSSIA – 06-12/07/2017
ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM– MAIRIE D’APCHAT, FRANCE– 29-31/07/2017
DUHOK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – DUHOK, KURDISTAN –09-16/09/2017
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN, FOR TEENAGERS AND FROM STUDENTS – TIRANA, ALBANIA – 20-27/09/2017
SLEMANI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – SLEMANI, KURDISTAN –01-09/10/2017
SHARJA INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL – SHARJAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – 08-13/10/2017
INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL INDIA - HAYDERABAD – INDIA – 14-20/11/2015
TORRECINOS FILM FESTIVAL – PANAMA CITY – PANAMA – 20-25/11/2015
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL DE FICTION PIELAGOS EN CORTO – RENEDO DE PIELAGOS – SPAIN – 05-13/05/2017