Chances at RiskFilme A-ZHauptprogrammMontag 27.5.Votiv Kino

H IS FOR HARRY

H IS FOR HARRY

Ed Owles, Jaime Taylor | Großbritannien 2018 | 85 Min. | englOV

Österreichpremiere | Im Fokus: Chances at Risk
Votiv Kino | Gr. Saal | Montag, 27.5.2019 | 16:30 | Tickets
Q&A mit Ed Owles und Jaime Taylor

Ein berührender Coming of Age – Film über Harry, einen charismatischen 11-jährigen Jungen, der auf einer weiterführenden Schule in einem Vorort von London anfängt und weder Lesen noch Schreiben kann. Kann er mit Hilfe von Sophie, seiner äußerst engagierten Lehrerin, den seit Generationen in seiner Familie verankerten Analphabetismus überwinden? Vor dem Hintergrund eines mit Debatten über Klasse, Identität und sozialer Mobilität
erfüllten Großbritanniens folgt der Film Harry über zwei Jahre, während er darum kämpft, sich nicht nur akademisch zu verbessern, sondern auch an eine andere Zukunft für sich zu glauben.

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Cinematographers: Ed Owles, Jaime Taylor, Lisa Cazzato Vieyra.
Sound: Ed Owles and Jaime Taylor
Composers: Mike Brooks and Pablo Scopinaro
Editors: Emiliano Battista and Matthew Scholes
Producer: Jon McGoh
Creative Producer: Isla Badenoch
Executive Producers: Rachel Wexler and Jez Lewis, Bungalow Town Productions
Production Company: Mercurial Pictures Ltd.
Distribution Partner: Dartmouth Films Ltd.


Screenings
World Premiere: Open City Documentary Film Festival Sept 2018
International Premiere: DocsMX, Mexico City Oct 2018 (Nominated for the Innocent Voices Award)
North American Premiere: Sebastapol Film Festival, California, March 2019
European Premiere: Tartu World Film Festival, Estonia, March 2019


Biography

Director Ed Owles
Ed has shot & directed films across the globe for the last 10 years for broadcast, festival & online. His first feature documentary screened at festivals around the world, was broadcast on Al-Jazeera, and was described by The Hollywood Reporter as “tremendously vivid & expertly entertaining”. He is the co-founder of award-winning production company Postcode Films.

Director Jaime Taylor
Jaime left a career in teaching in 2009 to make documentaries & co-found Postcode Films with Ed. She has also worked as a development producer with the BBC & Producer with Century Films on the Bafta nominated, RTS and double Grierson winning ‘The Secret History of Our Streets’. She worked for 4 years across both series of the critically acclaimed documentary, described in the Guardian as “wonderful…it prodded your brain awake as it broke your heart.”