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Toronto, Aug 22 (Canadian-Media): The film 'Feathers' written and directed by A. V. Rockwell, will see a world premiere at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), scheduled to run from Sept 6 to Sept 16th, media reports said.
Rockwell, an award-winning screenwriter and director from Queens, New York. created, in this film an allegorical love letter to black men and a refuge for young black boys in the film.
Elizier, at the centre of the movie, is filmed as an emotionally-dejected, young boy and a new enrollee at The Edward R. Mill School For Boys, who must overcome the memories of a tragic past in order to tackle larger issues dominating his life.
The larger issues of his life includes to grow in a world where his life is considered of no worth to the whole world.
Elizier/Courtesy of TIFF2018
Her brutal yet poetical depictions of urban life addressing issues of race, family, identity, and systematic oppression has been celebrated by Entertainment Weekly.
Entertainment Weekly -- founded in 1990 is a Canadian magazine and an Arts and Entertainment media news company -- hailed Rockwell as a “rising indie filmmaker.”
Recently she was awarded a Fellowship from Sundance Institute Feature Film and has been handpicked to direct "The Gospel", a music-driven short film by singer/songwriter Alicia Keys.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)