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ABOUT THE FILM

August Sun is a short film of narrative fiction written and directed by Franco Volpi as part of his graduation thesis while studying at London Film School.

Completed at the beginning of 2018, it has been shortlisted for the 2018 BAFTA Student Film Awards and was a Finalist at the 2018 Student Academy Awards

 

August Sun had its World Premiere in June 2018, screening at the 2018 Palm Springs International ShortFest. So far, it has been officially selected at 30+ international film festivals.

It is now available for viewing on the short film platforms Omeleto and Short of the Week

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 "I wanted to explore the family dynamics that dictate some of our most important life decision. The story touches on notions of moral obligations, loss, grief, memory and identity.”

Director's Statement