REMAND
(40 min) Uganda/US
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SATURDAY 10/28, 4:30 PM (Session 22)

Director: Craig Detweiler
Producers: Michelle Abnet, Randy Brewer, Zach Prichard, Angela Bassett, Janet Kerr, Dale Brown

Description:
Henry, a Ugandan boy, is losing hope, languishing in prison, awaiting trial for two murders he didn't commit. Jim's comfortable life as a Los Angeles lawyer and law professor nearly ensured he and Henry would never meet. Remand tells the true story of how Tumusiime Henry and Jim Gash, separated by an ocean, thousands of miles, and differing cultures, worked together to inspire justice reform for an entire country.

Biography:
Craig Detweiler’s documentary,
(un)Common Sounds, premiered on ABC. His films have won the CINE Golden Eagle, the Heartland Film Festival, the Breckenridge Festival of Film and the Tallahassee Film Festival. Craig was recently named Variety’s 2016 Mentor of the Year for his work as a film professor and creative director of the Institute for Entertainment, Media, and Culture at Pepperdine University.

Michelle Abnet
is an Addy award-winner based in Nashville. Michelle has produced commercials and music videos around the world, working with artists like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, and Carrie Underwood. Remand is her documentary debut.

Contact Information:
e: michael@saltzmanpr.com
w: www.remandfilm.com


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