9th edition: 21 April – 26 April 2020

Rebecca’s Story (2015 Short Film)

WITNESS Project | Guyana | 2013 | 13 min

Screens before: Partes de una familia. Short, nuanced drama in which Rebecca discovers that there is a reason for granny’s sharp tongue and the harsh upbringing she provides.

Due to tragic circumstances, Rebecca and her brother end up with their grandmother in Georgetown. Granny rules with an iron fist. Then Rebecca discovers that everything is for a reason. This brief drama written, directed and played by young people from Guyana proves to be a prescient, nuanced look at a complex theme.

Year in
Festival

2015

Director

WITNESS Project

Camera

Devi Sankar

Cast

Daisha Henry
Margaret Kertzious
Haresh Bhagwan
Brian Ringa

Country

Guyana

Editor

Morgan Riles

Length

13 min

Music

Angela Sheik

Producer

Morgan Riles

Production Design

Gordon Roberts

Scenario

WITNESS Project

Sound Design

Morgan Riles

Year of Production

2013

Website

Onder de noemer WITNESS PROJECT mocht een twintigtal jongeren uit Guyana onder leiding van filmmakers Morgan Riles en Ginger Theisen werken aan drie eigen filmproducties. Rebecca’s Story (2013) werd geregisseerd door deelnemers Kwesi Archer, Haresh Bhagwan en Teriq Mohammed.

 

Filmography

(selection) Rebecca’s Story (2013, short)