Award of Excellence – “Five Questions” (USA)

Title: Five Questions
Runtime: 11 min
Country: USA
Director: David Arrow  
Placement: Award of Excellence + Best Actress (Amber Paul)
Competition: September, 2023

Synopsis: In Five Questions, Jill, a young woman played by Amber Paul, comes to terms with an early trauma in her life. In each of the film’s five scenes, a question is asked that propels Jill forward and toward an answer that opens a path to resolution.

Written and directed by David Arrow, the film stars Amber Paul as Jill and features a diverse supporting cast that includes Donna Lynne Champlin, Kiera Allen, Joyia D. Bradley and Elijah Guo. The film was produced by Leon Derriey.