Honorable Mention – King (USA)

Title: King
Runtime: 5 min
Country: USA
Director: Clay Powers | Kings Bishop Productions
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: December, 2022

Synopsis: In the short film “King”, the game of chess is considered as a metaphor for war.  As in real war, sacrifices are made in the name of the King.  If chess pieces were real people, what would be the psychological toll of a simple game of chess?