Last Leg

CW: Violence & Assault

A very suspenseful and well crafted story of a swimmer breaking through her circumstances to perform at her best. Directed by Ella Bennett.

Production Description and Details

Official Release Date: January 6th 2017

Directed by Ella Bennett
Produced by Siona Davis

Part Crowd Funded via Indiegogo

Set in London during the 1980’s. Reyna a teenaged aspiring swimmer, living with an abusive father, struggles to pursue her passion in swimming. She trains for an upcoming competition at her school aiming to win first place. With a father who controls the world around her, the goal to win is tested.

**Warning there are scenes of violence**

Press:

sothetheorygoes.com/last-leg/

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occhimagazine.com/realmoviechick-last-leg-short-film-review/

levile.co.uk/2017/02/03/watch-last-leg-2016-by-ella-bennett/

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AWARDS
Latimer Talks Competition 2015
Best Short Film – London Independent Film Festival 2016
Broadcasted on London Live in association with the Future Film Festival 2016

OFFICIAL SELECTION & SCREENINGS

The Smalls Film Festival 2016 – NOMINATED – Best Drama Shorts
Crystal Palace International Film Festival London UK 2016
London Independent Film Festival 2016
BFI Future Film Festival – Chop, Chop Event 2016
BFI Future Film Festival – Human Condition Programme 2016
Berlin Film Festival – Best European Talent Screening 2016
Victoria Film Festival – ConVerge for Youth 2016
Ravensbourne Final Digital Film Production Showcase @Hackneywick Behind This Wall 2015
‘New Directors, New Films Festival FEST 2015’, student programme, as part of the Ravensbourne student showcase. 2015
Ravensbourne Degree Show 2015
SCREENED NIGHTS 2016
Proptar – Industry Insider – Film & TV 2017
Rapport Film Festival – Random Shorts Programme 2016
WOMEN OF THE LENS Festival – 2017
Agora Arts Circle – Close Up – An Intimate View 2017
BOUNCE CINEMA 2018
SMALL WORLD SCREENING – Filmmakers In Conversation – DEPTFORD CINEMA 2018