Award of Excellence – “The Pact” (USA)

Title: The Pact
Runtime: 30 min
Country: USA
Director: Clayton Landey
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: September, 2023

Synopsis: Looking through the lens of someone who has had a lifetime of her choices being dictated by others, Fran has the compelling urgency to take control of her life to prevent it from disappearing under the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. She realizes that, as some control erodes, other issues rise to the surface and demand attention and makes the most consequential decision of her life but her son Terry struggles to accept it.