BIFF Selects Short Slot
Sun Feb 21, 2016 – 5 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Wed Feb 24, 2016 – 5 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Directed by Richard Gray
USA | 9 minutes | 2015
In the midst of the Cold War, a Soviet soldier makes his way across the Bering Strait to the frozen shores of Alaska. When he is found by an armed hunter, he must convince her, without being able to speak English, that he is a genuine defector.
Richard was born in Melbourne, Australia. He is a graduate of the Victorian College of The Arts, School of Film and Television.
His short film “Yellow Brick Dreams” won multiple international film festival awards.
Richard was Runner-up in Project Greenlight 2007 with his screenplay, “Summer Coda”, which moves into production in 2009.