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THE PASSING

Completed | 2019 | Short Film | 15 mins

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Role: Writer | Director | Producer

Produced by: National Film & Television School, Kate Phibbs

Starring: Natalie Radmall-Quirke, Amy Tyger, Ellie Goffe, Sarah Toogood, Trevor Murphy & Flavia Lloyd

Cinematography by: Matt Vahey

Logline: A mortician has a difficult day at work.

Synopsis: Yasmine is a talented mortician, she is renowned for her work and making the deceased look their best for their departure into the afterlife. But today Yasmine’s world will be turned upside down as she encounters the most difficult job of her career, becoming very much part of the 'process' she is brought face to face with the small and life-defining moments that she has let pass by. 

AWARDS & SCREENINGS

*** WINNER - Best LGBT Film at Bolton International Film Festival ***

*** HIGHLY COMMENDED BY JURY at Iris Prize Festival ***

UK TV PREMIERE ON C4  & ONLINE UK PREMIERE ON All4/Film4

BFI Flare Film Festival, London, Mar 2020 - Official Selection (BAFTA/BIFA Qualifying)

- Fastnet Film Festival, Cork, Ireland, May 2020 - Official Selection

-  Shanghai Pride Film Festival, China, Jun 2020 - Official Selection

-  Still Voices Short Film Festival, Ballymohan, Ireland, Aug 2020 - Nominated Best Student Short

-  Exit 6 Film Festival, Basingstoke, UK, Sep 2020 -  Nominated Best Film, Best Performance, Best Editing & Best Cinematography        

-  OUT @ Warner Media Short Film Fest, Sep 2020

-  Bolton Film Festival, UK, Oct 2020 - Official Selection (BAFTA Qualifying) - WINNER Best LGBT Film

-  Oslo Fusion Film Festival, Norway, Oct 2020 - Nominated Best International Short Film

-  Iris Prize, Cardiff, UK, Oct 2020 - Nominated Best of British, Iris Prize nominated, Highly Commended by Jury (BAFTA/BIFA Qualifying)

-  Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Fest, USA, Oct 2020 - Nominated Best International Short Film

-  Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, USA, Oct 2020 - Official Selection

-  Tallgrass Film Festival, Wichita, USA, Oct 2020 - Official Selection

-  Out Film CT, USA - Oct 2020 - Official Selection

-  Florence Queer Film Festival, Italy - Oct 2020 - Nominated Best International Short Film

-  Kerry International Film Festival, Ireland, Oct 2020 - Nominated Best International Short Film

Seattle Queer Film Festival, USA, Oct 2020 - Official Selection

-  Imageout, Rochester, USA, Oct 2020 - Official Selection

-  Norwich Film Festival, UK, Nov 2020 - Official Selection (BAFTA/BIFA Qualifying)

-  Chéries-Chéris Film Festival, Paris, France, Nov 2020 - Official Selection

-  Queersicht Film Festival, Bern, Switzerland, Nov 2020 - Official Selection

-  Margate Film Festival, UK, Nov 2020 - Official Selection

-  Mix Brazil Festival, Brazil, Nov 2020 - Official Selection

-  Image Nation, Montreal, Canada, Nov 2020 - Official Selection

-  Merlinka International Queer Film Festival, Serbia, Dec 2020 - Nominated Best Short Film

-  Dam Short Film Festival, USA, Feb 2021 - Official Selection

Roze Filmdagen Film Festival, Amsterdam, Mar 2021 - Official Selection

-  Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland, Mar 2021 - Official Selection

-  Watersprite Film Festival, Cambridge, Mar 2021 - Nominated Filmmakers of Colour Mentorship

-  Kinsale Shark Awards, Ireland, Apr 2021 - Shortlisted for Best Direction

-  Pink Apple Film Festival, Zurich - May 2021 

-  Shortest Nights, UK - May 2021 (BIFA Qualifying)

-  British Shorts Film Festival, Berlin, Jun 2021 - Official Selection

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