A group of seven year olds talk about their future birthdays. A film about climate breakdown.
Director: Lesley Manning
Country: United Kingdom
Director Biography: Lesley is best known for directing the seminal horror Ghostwatch which in 2017 Indiewire voted amongst the top 20 “Best British Horrors of All Time”. After graduating from The National Film and TV School, Lesley directed for the BBC, notably the award winning My Sisterwife - Best CRE (racial equality) film, Best Asian film; Bloodrights; Drovers’ Gold - nominated for 2 Cymru Baftas. Lesley directed the play The Agent at Trafalgar Studios and the film. 2012 Leila was the first film she both wrote and directed it won Best Ac-tress, Audience and Jury awards for Best Narrative. Finalist at Austin writers’ Film Festival. 2013 she directed the feature length Honeycomb Lodge Best Film (NRI) Delhi Int. Film Festival. 2016 she directed Curtain Call filmed on Isle of Man - Best Short Film, Fort Lauderdale Int. Film Fest. 2017 Lesley wrote and directed The Vest, Ffilm Cymru. WFTV, Best shorts. Winner: Audience Choice Award. 2018 Most recently she directed the play As She Likes It at the Cockpit and Border at Southwark Playhouse. 2019 Seven a short film for climate change campaign. Showing in cinemas and social media now.
Director Statement: SEVEN was a film needed to be made. Like minded film makers came together and gave their time.
Producer: Annalise Davis
Writer: Abigail Burdess
Cast: Isra Ahmed, Annabel Cross, Carla Fernandez, James Dowling