Award of Merit – “Full Circle” (Canda)

Title: Full Circle
Runtime: 14 min
Country: Canada
Director: Larissa Primeau
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: March 31, 2019

Synopsis: Zoe, a precocious and intelligent 16-year-old girl, has found herself embroiled in a high school scandal, when a boy she is interested in shares an intimate picture she had sent him privately with the rest of the school. Her Mom is called in to the school, where mother and daughter engage in heated debate on the moral ramifications of her actions, and the hypocrisy of older generations. It all culminates in a no-holds-barred photo battle between the two women, each trying to out-shock the other.