Short Film: GUARDIANS OF PARADISE, 12min., Switzerland, Experimental Documentary

An intimate glance into the Burmese life and culture in the months preceding the 2021 military coup. A meditation on Freedom & Peace to support the People of Myanmar in their painful struggle towards self-determination and a more equal society. This short film was shot with the generous participation of the people of Bagan, a… Continue reading Short Film: GUARDIANS OF PARADISE, 12min., Switzerland, Experimental Documentary

Director BIO: Nasir Simmons, Lillianna Johnson (TENTACLE HEAD)

Nasir Simmons A London-based 21 year old writer, director and (occasional) actor, Nasir was born and raised in Bermuda, where he has won the English Speaking Union of Bermuda’s William Zuill Memorial Writing Competition for his stage play script: Sea Salt and Sell Swords. At the age of 16, Nasir moved to Pune, India to… Continue reading Director BIO: Nasir Simmons, Lillianna Johnson (TENTACLE HEAD)

Director BIO: Nalan Abbasoğlu (KHORA)

Nalan Abbasoğlu:She started her literary journey with short story studies and literary criticism as part of a workshop. She graduated from Philosophy and Latin Language Literature Departments at Istanbul University. After receiving screenplay training at a private institution, she assisted in mise-en-scene film criticism and script training stages. She started her master’s degree in Cinema… Continue reading Director BIO: Nalan Abbasoğlu (KHORA)

Director BIO: Andronica Marquis (MEDEA)

Andronica Marquis, a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, has worked for 20 years in theater and independent film. This is her first self-produced project. Director Statement The story, “Medea,” adapted from an ancient Greek tragedy, embodies the definition of a “classic” in that its themes of faith, love and loss of innocence are… Continue reading Director BIO: Andronica Marquis (MEDEA)