Toby Fell-Holden

Toby Fell-Holden – Balcony (2015)

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In a neighborhood rife with racial tension, a local girl falls for a recent immigrant who is the victim of prejudice and shame.

“Emulsa of IMW London” wrote:

Balcony, the Iris Prize Winner of the Cardiff-based international LGBTQ short film festival, is a confounding 17-minute drama set in an estate of high rise flats and features two girls in a hostile environment. Tina is a lonely teenager who finds herself drawn to Dana, from Afghanistan, who lives with her father and does not mix with the rest of the kids.

“The problem about being surrounded by bad things is you get the urge to destroy anything good,” Tina shares with the viewer after we see her take a photo with Dana. Read More »