Short Film


Directed by Eliya Akbaş

Written by Eliya Akbaş & Achour Chaoui

Father Joseph is being accused of raping and murdering a child per a silent witness. On a daily confessional routine, Joseph crosses path with the actual pedophile in the booth. As he struggles between keeping this a secret and revealing the identity to the police, a local gang continues to harass him and Joseph starts questioning his own faith, forming an unusual bond with the pedophile. 


International Student Film and Video Festival of Beijing Academy, 2012
Festival Regards sur Courts et Longs Métrages de Ruoms, 2012
Festival International du Film de Courts Métrages d’Avignon, 2013
Dau’Film Festival Paris, 2013
Festival “Les Toutes Premières Fois” de Grasse, 2013
Festival Eurydice du Court-Métrage, 2013
Festival International du Film Vidéo d’Anglet, 2014