Award of Merit – Golden (USA)

Title: Golden
Runtime: 43 min
Country: USA 
Director: Kyle Rayo, Quinn Wolverton
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: September, 2022

Synopsis: A young woman named Maya has just gotten out of a long-term relationship. This film follows her path to discover who she is as a human being and her identity outside of a romantic relationship. We are joined by her eccentric friend named Portia who helps guide Maya and the viewer through an adventure of self-love, personal worth and the value of friendship.