British by the Grace of God

A Film by Sean Dunn

Synopsis

Set in Scotland during the summer of the ‘Brexit’ referendum, British by the Grace of God follows Irene as she struggles to find her place in the world as a mother and wife.

Director

  • Picture of Sean Dunn © Sean Dunn

    Sean Dunn

    Sean Dunn is a writer/director from Edinburgh, Scotland. Before attending Columbia University School of the Arts, he studied literature in Scotland and spent time working at the BBC as part of their feature documentary strand. Sean has produced a number of shorts which have gone to festivals around the world, including Sundance in 2017. He is the recipient of the BAFTA LA Mark Pigott award for emerging British filmmakers.

Awards + Festivals

  • 70th LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL (Section "Leopards of Tomorrow", Switzerland) August 2, 2017
  • 61st BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Programme, London, UK)October 4, 2017
  • 2nd KINENOVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SKOPJE (Official Selection, Macedonia)October 6, 2017
  • BRNO 16 - 58th INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Czech Republic)October 11, 2017
  • 1st MAKE IT SHORT - LEWES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lewes, U.K.)October 24, 2017
  • BEST FILM
    16th HYPERFEST INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bucharest, Romania)October 27, 2017
  • 14th ZAGREB FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Zagreb, Croatia)November 11, 2017
  • 15th FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF (Official Selection, Germany)November 15, 2017
  • *JURY AWARD FOR BEST FILM*
    11th BRITISH SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)January 11, 2018
  • FOUR SEASONS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)February 3, 2018
  • 21st BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brussels. Belgium)April 25, 2018
  • 7th BRITISH SHORTS SUMMER EDITION (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)August 3, 2018
  • 2nd BOLTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bolton, Manchester, UK)October 2, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Sean Dunn
Producer
Juliana Lembi, Alexander Polunin, Jenni Gould
Director
Sean Dunn
Director of Photography
Arseni Khachaturan
Art Direction
Mauricio Rivera Hoffmann
Sound
Eric Han
Editor
Shakti Bhagchandani
Sound Design
Lee Salevan

Details

Running Time
16 mins
Shooting Format
16 mm
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILMSCHOOL

Columbia University School of the Arts
2960 Broadway,
New York, NY 10027, USA

PRODUCER

Alex Polunin

anipolunin@gmail.com

Co-Producer
Shakti Bhagchandani

ssb2174@columbia.edu

DIRECTOR

Sean Dunn

sd2851@columbia.edu
seandunnpictures@gmail.com