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HEAD ABOVE WATER

HEAD ABOVE WATER

LANGUAGE: English

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 10 minutes, 03 seconds
Year of production: 2016

SYNOPSIS

A devoted husband is forced to confront his doubts about remaining the caretaker of his wife suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Little Shah Productions
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Leonard: Chiz Schultz
Marie: Eileen Miller
Christina: Alecia Hurst
Rose: Rose Hanish
Female Firefighter: Anne-Marie Agbodji
Male Firefighter: Jose Eduardo Ramos
Male Firefighter 2: Stephen Melton

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Eric Shahinian
Screenwriter: Eric Shahinian & Yimei Maya Huang
Producer: Yimei Maya Huang
Director of Photography: Charlotte Dupré
Sound: Jake Bjork & Hunter Lombard
Editing: Shayon Maitra
Sound Editing: Julian Evans
Music Composer: Mitch Lin

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Social
Language: English
Country of origin: USA
Year of production: 2016
Total running time: 10:03
Shooting format: HD-2K
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Sound format: Stereo

AWARDS

-Award of Merit: Global Shorts L.A. 2016
-Best Short Film: Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival 2017
-Gold Remi Winner: Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival 2017
-Best Student Film: Miami Independent Film Festival 2017
-Best Actor: Sulmona International Film Festival 2017
-Audience Award Winner: Lighthouse International Film Festival 2018
-Best Student Film: Oniros Film Awards 2018
-Special Arbitration Award: Steps International Short Film Festival 2018

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

-Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival 2017
-Sedona International Film Festival 2017
-ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival 2017
-Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival 2017
-San Jose International Short Film Festival 2017
-Twin Cities Film Festival 2017
-San Diego Film Festival 2017
-Orlando Film Festival 2017
-Med Film Festival 2017
-Kinofilm 14th Edition, Manchester International Short Film & Animation Film Festival 2017
-Mosaic World Film Festival 2017
-Vox Popular Media Arts Film Festival 2017
-Two Riversides Film and Art Festival 2017
-River's Edge International Film Festival 2017
-Kansas International Film Festival 2017
-Pomegranate Film Festival 2017
-Pagarrenda's Night Film Festival 2017
-Kolkata International Short Film Festival 2017
-FICAE Diseases International Short Film Festival 2017
-Ascona Film Festival 2017
-Illinois Independent Film Festival 2017
-Near Nazareth Film Festival (Finalist) 2017
-Green Mountain Film Festival 2018
-Chattanooga Film Festival 2018
-Capital City Film Festival 2018
-Albuquerque Film & Music Experience Festival
-Indy Film Festival 2018
-The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival 2018
-Long Beach International Film Festival 2018
-Atlanta Underground Film Festival 2018
-Golden Door International Film Festival 2018
-YoFiFest 2018