Award of Merit – “With Salt” (USA)

Title: With Salt
Runtime: 16 min
Country: USA
Director: Phyllis Toben Bancroft
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: March, 2023

Synopsis: When an ambitious college student’s impromptu date takes an unexpected turn, silence is easier, but at what cost? This short film deals with the self-silencing that occurs in the aftermath of a traumatic assault.