A successful young banker living in the UK is confronted with a crisis when her visa gets revoked.
Based on a true story, “Métèque” follows the life a young, hard-working woman, whose security, comfort and trust in her reality is stripped away from her and she is faced with the questions of “Where do I belong now”? Following themes of displacement, she grapples with her identity in a society that no longer wants her, amongst a group of shifting friends who struggle to understand her experiences and her undeniable desire for a love that she needs but is unable to ask for.
This is “Métèque” (UK), a mandatory 28-minute drama short directed by Lauren Blackwell, confirmed for the lineup of the February live screening of Independent Shorts Awards. At Raleigh Studios Hollywood on Feb 13th, Thursday, at 6 pm.
The screening is followed by a Q&A with some members of the cast and crew.
“Métèque” was nominated for Best Film of the Month in the season of last December and awarded Platinum Best Drama Short, Best First Time Director (Female), Best Actress (Lyna Dubarry), Best Supporting Actress (Lou Stassen), and Gold Best Acting Ensemble.