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Abraham Attah

OUT OF THE VILLAGE

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"If it takes a village to raise a child, then what happens when it's gone?"

 

Shot in West Africa with a local cast and crew, OUT OF THE VILLAGE is a short film that explores the social and cultural impact of the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of an orphaned brother and his sister. It stars Abraham Attah (Beasts of No Nation) and is Executive Produced by Bryan Singer (X-Men).

DIRECTED BY - Jonathan Stein

2015 - 17 mins - USA/Ghana

Cast

Abraham Attah as Mebro

Hannah Attah as Vabiam

Kobina Amissah-Sam as Dr. Kofi

Crew

Jonathan Stein – Writer/Producer/Director

Luke A. Renner – Writer

Bryan Singer – Executive Producer

Jonathon Narducci – DP

Jeff Wishengrad – Editor

Gottfried Nii Kwaa Palm – Art Director

Haim Mazar – Music

Mawuko Kuadzi - Casting Director

AWARDS and selections

 

Grand Jury Prize, Nashville Film Festival 2016**

Best International Short, Foyle Film Festival 2015**

Best International Film, Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2015**

Best International Short, Edmonton International Film Festival 2016

Best Emerging Short Film, The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at Cannes 2016

Best Short Film, Boston International Film Festival 2016

Audience Award, Portland Film Festival 2016

Audience Award, Tacoma Film Festival 2016

Audience Award, Runner-up, Woods Hole Film Festival 2016

Jury Prize, Arica Nativa International Rural + Indigenous Film Festival 2016

Jury Prize, Helsinki African Film Festival 2016

Jury Prize, Runner-up, Woods Hole Film Festival 2016

Panavision Future Filmmaker Award, HollyShorts Film Festival 2016

Emerging Filmmaker Award, Taos Shortz Film Fest 2016

Best Actor, Tacoma Film Festival 2016

Finalist, CINE Golden Eagle Award for Emerging Independent Media 2016

Finalist, Crystal Palace International Film Festival 2016

Finalist, Heartland Film Festival 2016

**Academy Awards qualifying win

 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

 

San Diego Film Festival 2016

Vancouver International Film Festival 2016

Hawaii International Film Festival 2016

DC Shorts Film Festival 2016

Bali International Film Festival 2016

Edmonton International Film Festival 2016

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival 2016

Bermuda International Film Festival 2016

FlickerFest International Short Film Festival 2016

Athens International Film + Video Festival 2016

Sun Valley Film Festival 2016

Newport Beach Film Festival 2016

Zanzibar Film Festival 2016

Breckenridge Film Festival 2016

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2016

Crested Butte Film Festival 2016

Savannah Film Festival 2016

San Jose International Short Film Festival 2016

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival 2016

Gasparilla International Film Festival 2016

Oxford International Film Festival 2016

Big Island Film Festival 2016

Tallgrass Film Festival 2016

deadCenter Film Festival 2016

Sunscreen Film Festival 2016

Short Waves Festival 2016

Sedicicorto Film Festival 2016

Beverly Hills Film Festival 2016

Omaha Film Festival 2016

Sedona International Film Festival 2016

Evolution! Mallorca International Film Festival 2015

South Bay Film Festival 2016

World Festival of Emerging Cinema 2016

Stony Brook Film Festival 2016

River Film Festival 2016

Quarantine Film Festival 2016

Changing Perspectives Short Film Festival 2016

Tlanchana Fest 2016

Brooklyn Shorts 2016

Elche International Independent Film Festival 2016

Rwanda International Film Festival 2016

Stony Brook Film Festival 2016

Long Beach Indie 2016

Washington West Film Festival 2016

Nevada City Film Festival 2016

Virginia Film Festival 2016

Carmel International Film Festival 2016

Tirana International Film Festival 2016

New Hampshire Film Festival 2016

Big Apple Film Festival 2016

Naples International Film Festival 2016

Arica Nativa International Rural + Indigenous Film Festival 2016

Leiden International Film Festival 2016

Festival Le Temps Presse 2016

International Diversity Film Festival in Moldova 2016