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Director's statement: THE GIFT is a unique short film in that, not only does it have commercial potential, but its huge global resonance means that it has an inordinately large audience. In this regard, the film is a statement as to what's possible in British short film.
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The turtles, Hank, Rafi and Goliath and their community live in a beautiful pond with nice clean water, lots of food and are witnesses to all the events of the park as they get ready for another busy summer camp season, never suspecting what is about to happen at the park and to themselves.
In each of the four cases, alleged enemy combatants, who were not American citizens, challenged their detention by the government. In each of the four decisions, the Court preserved the separation of powers, overturning laws passed by Congress and mandates proposed by the President aimed at denying prisoners the right of habeas corpus.
Both the history and the contemporary stories in the film are brought to light through compelling interviews, engaging graphic animation and poignant archival footage; all of which are able to capture and hold the attention of a high school-aged audience.
"Mr. McBob" premiered and won 1st place at the Irvine International Film Festival on January 11, 2014. Also, won 1st place at the Oceanside Int'l Film Festival, the Audience Choice award at We Like 'Em Short Film Festival and a Youth 17 & Younger award at The Indie Fest. "Mr. McBob" screened at the FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival� (RIIFF) 2014, the World Arts Film Festival, the Blue Plum Animation Film Festival, The Orlando Film Festival and the Outside The Box Bakersfield Film Festival. In addition "Mr. McBob" won 1st place in the National PTA Reflections Art Program 2014 at the district and county level, and qualified for California's State Competition. In 2015 "Mr. McBob" was the winner of the Sir Edmund Hillary award at the Mountain Film Festival and will screen again at the Albany Film Fest 2015 and Phoenix Comicon Film Festival 2015.
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