'Sixteen' Written and Directed by Rob Brown. Promo Directed by Ciaran O'Brien.
Behind the scenes of 'Sixteen', a new British feature film about an African former child soldier living in the UK.
Starring Roger Jean Nsengiyumva (Africa United), Rachael Stirling (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, The Bletchley Circle, Snow White & The Huntsman), Rosie Day (BAFTA nominated Good Night), Fady Elsayed (My Brother the Devil, World War Z) and Sam Spruell (Defiance, London to Brighton, The Hurt Locker).
His wife thinks he’s obsessed, but rewind boy Ümit isn’t convinced. The film follows Ümit Mesut, a colourful East London shop keeper, as he fights to keep his passion for celluloid alive in an ever changing digital world....He strikes the switch, then the lamp and the show begins.
Winner Best Short Documentary Barcelona Film Festival
Official Selection Paris Short Film Festival
Official Selection Raindance Film Festival
Official Selection Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Official Selection Festival du Cinéma Européen
Official Selection Edinburgh Short Film Festival
Official Selection Sheffield Doc/Fest Videotheque
Official Selection Southend Film Festival