We Love Moses

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2016

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Twelve-year-old Ella has a crush on her brother's best friend Moses, but uncovers a secret that changes the game for everyone involved. We Love Moses is an electrifying portrayal of how navigating the complexities of sex and power in girlhood is so inexplicable to parents and often requires taking matters into your own hands.
- DANIS GOULET

A film by Dionne EDWARDS

United Kingdom, 2016, Fiction, 15 minutes, colour, English, 14A

starring Danaë Jean-Marie, Raphel Famotibe, Jerome Holder, Paige Cowan Hall, Kerri McLean, Claire Redcliffe

Tags: Identity, Life Experiences, Women In Film, BRITISH + IRISH, LGBTQ, Coming of Age, Female Director, Drama

Executive Producers
Sami Larabi Jon Max Spatz

Producer
Georgia Goggin

director
Dionne Edwards

screenplay
Dionne Edwards

Original Score
Brijs

Cinematography
Ruben Woodin-Dechamps

Editing
Anna Dick

Production Designer
Phoebe Platman

sound
Nigel Albermaniche

cast
Danaë Jean-Marie, Raphel Famotibe, Jerome Holder, Paige Cowan Hall, Kerri McLean, Claire Redcliffe

Production Company
Teng Teng Films

Publicist
Teng Teng Films

We Love Moses was funded by Film London, Signature Pictures and Sugar Films Lab.

Festivals

BFI London Film Festival, October 2016 WORLD PREMIERE

BFI Black Star at Bristol Watershed, October 2016

BFI Black Star at Genesis London, November 2016

Underwire Film Festival, London, November 2016 WINNER: BEST EDITOR

London Short Film Festival, January 2017

SOUL Connect, London, March 2017

Undrlndn, London, March 2017

BORN N BRED, Playback Festival in association with Random Acts, London, March 2017

Chronic Youth Film Festival, London, March 2017

BFI Flare, London, March 2017

Moonlight + We Love Moses, London, April 2017

Kill Your Television, London, April 2017

Crossing the Screen on tour, Eastbourne, April 2017

Black British Shorts: Curated Screening with sorryyoufeeluncomfortable, London, June 2017

American Black Film Festival, Miami, June 2017 NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE. NOMINEE: HBO SHORT FILM AWARD.

East End Film Festival, London, June 2017

Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Hamburg, June 2017 INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

Lovers Film Festival, Turin, June 2017

San Francisco Black Film Festival, San Francisco, June 2017. WINNER: BEST FOREIGN SHORT

Mediterranean Film Festival, Syracuse, July 2017

British Urban Film Festival, London, September 2017

The Trinidad + Tobago Film Festival, Port of Spain, September 2017

Toronto International Film Festival, September 2017. CANADIAN PREMIERE

Encounters Short Film Festival, Bristol, September 2017

This Is England British Short Film Festival, Rouen, November 2017


2017 | TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival, Canada | 7-17 sept 2017
* Selection - Short Cuts
* Canadian Premiere
www.tiff.net/tiff/we-love-moses/

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