Tupelo, Mississippi, 1946. To celebrate his 11th birthday, a mother takes her son to the local hardware store to get his present, where a .22 rifle catches his attention. With the mother unamused, a helpful store worker offers an alternative… “The Gift” tells the inspiring, true story of how a boy from the wrong side of the tracks could become the greatest entertainer of all time… Elvis Presley.
“The Gift” (UK), a 13-minute drama directed by Gabriel Robertson, is now available for streaming at Independent Shorts Awards TV.
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