Award of Merit – “Just a Piece of Cake ” (USA)

Title: Just a Piece of Cake 
Runtime: 3 min
Country: USA
Director: Kevin Romeo 
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: March, 2023

Synopsis: A short film on the subtleties of grief and death.

Just A Piece of Cake features a man reflecting on the death of his father, at dusk on the family farm, after everyone has long departed the funeral service.

The film explores the relationship between emotions and physical artifacts, and how we imbue meaning to inanimate objects due to their psychological significance. 

In the end, it’s just a piece of cake.