The Sarasota Film Festival announced its full line-up, including its Narrative Feature Competition, Independent Visions Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, its Sundance/Gate Foundation Shorts, its Centerpiece and Spotlight films, and its Best of the Web Program for the 2015 Festival taking place April 10th Through April 19th, 2015. Emmy Award and two-time Golden Globe Award-Winning British-American actress Jane Seymour (LIVE AND LET DIE, “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) will be in attendance to showcase Evangelos Giovanis and […]
A Goat For A Vote
NAME OF FILM: A GOAT FOR A VOTE
DIRECTOR(S): Jeroen Van Velzen
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: In a time where nationwide elections in Kenya are held hostage by rumors of corruption and violence, three students are campaigning to become president of their local school. Winning the election not only gives them the possibility for power and respect, but guarantees them a future in Kenyan society. Magdalene, has to prove herself in a boy dominated school which has never been led by a girl. She has the impossible task of uniting all the girls in her fight for equal rights. Harry, from a poor family, hopes to win so he can take care of his family in the future. He struggles against the popular Said who is a natural born leader with a disarming smile. Move over “Tracy Flick,” this is the real high school election.