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Dir. Koby Adom
UK. 2018.15 mins
Veteran UK screen personality Robbie Gee leads as Jimmy, a middle-aged barber who dreams of escaping his rough neighbourhood and becoming a Dancehall star. An encounter with a local drug runner brings up uncomfortable truths about his past and makes him consider his importance in the community.
Screening with Chateau
Writer & Director Koby Adom is a British/Ghanaian London Film School graduate. His graduate film HOUSE GIRL, shot on location in Ghana has screened at numerous film festivals including Africa International Film Festival and London Short Film Festival. He has also curated a short film event showcasing 8 films celebrating BAME culture as part of the BFI Blackstar Season.
Koby’s latest short film HAIRCUT, starring Robbie Gee and commissioned by Film London as part of their London Calling Plus Scheme was selected by legendary director David Yates as the best film on the scheme and has attracted a lot of industry attention. He also won the John Brabourne Award this year, which is a talent development program, providing financial assistance to emerging filmmakers in the UK film and TV industries.