Original Film Title: The Moon Child
Director’s Name: Sanna Allsopp
Writer’s Name: Sanna Allsopp
Producer’s Name: Sanna Allsopp, Meredith Ostrom
Country of Origin: Barbados
Country of Filming: Barbados
Runtime: 11 minutes 8 seconds
Ara, a young bedridden girl is trapped in her room. The nights are easier for her as the moon gives her comfort and revives her. She reads as much as she can and wants to learn about her Caribbean history and religion. One night a lunar visitor helps her transcend her physical bonds and find the answers she so desperately needs. This film explores the themes of religion, slavery and freedom of choice.