Award of Merit – Say My Name (Australia)

Title: Say My Name
Runtime: 12 min
Country: Australia
Director: Rhoyce Nova
Producer/ Co-Writer: Mel Baker
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: June, 2023

Synopsis: A violated girl is trapped in an underworld of shame. As a child, she was exploited by her father and his friends, and then thrown to the streets as a vulnerable teenager. Despite life going against Mel at every turn, she is determined to see the good in people and find hope before her past catches up with her.