Narrative Short/19 mins
Guyana | 2014
Anil, an introverted young boy, is pressured by his father to become a cricket player the way he himself was years before. Although a skilled player, Anil refuses to play and takes refuge in his love for Dano, an older boy in the village. In order to attend the local masquerade and see the boy he pines for, Anil must win the cricket tournament.
About the Director
A native of Guyana, South America, Gavin Ramoutar is a New York based director and producer. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Fordham University. He has worked on films in many regions of the world including the United States, Italy, Guyana, Dominican Republic, Singapore, Japan, and India. He has produced and directed several short films in Asia including MAY, directed by Wai Ha Ng, (an official selection at the 2010 Clermont Ferrand, and Rotterdam International Film Festivals, among many others), SHE WHO SINS, GIRL, and most recently, THE HIGHEST STAKES. In the past three years, Gavin has also worked as a development assistant with HBO, and Sarah Jessica Parker’s Pretty Matches Productions in New York, in addition to crewing on several Hollywood feature films and television documentaries including, JUST WRIGHT, PREMIUM RUSH, and NO DOGS LEFT BEHIND.