Short Film: SWEET POTATO, 5min., UK, Romance/Drama

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SWEET POTATO, 5min., UK, Romance/Drama
Directed by Evie Ayres-Townshend
Sweet Potato is a story of discovering how we want to be loved. Emilia’s relationship with Tarron is fiery and hot, but is it quite right? When her female friend, Sam, opens Emilia’s eyes to acts of love and tentativeness she’s not experienced before, what she wants from relationships is called into question. Fragments of memory are intertwined and battle one another as Emilia enters an inner conflict that sings of the early twenties experience and a young woman’s first steps of queer discovery.

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Director Biography – Evie Ayres-Townshend

Evie is a queer director of theatre and short films who began directing at Kings College London where she met Em (DoP). She is drawn to queer stories, dark comedy and new writing that evokes poignant post-viewing-chatter. With the foundations of her creative practice in theatre, Evie strives to bring the wholesome and collaborative approach of the rehearsal room to set. Her recent credits include the short play ‘Contact’ and ‘My Dead Boyfriend’s Girlfriend’ a dark-comedy short film. ‘Sweet Potato’ is Evie’s filmic debut.

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