Like most teenagers, April loves music, dancing, trampolining and swimming. But becoming independent is a challenge for a girl with profound sensory difficulties. With her 16th birthday approaching, her mother Sami needs to balance her own emotions over the vulnerability of her daughter, and consider tough decisions ahead.
Watch Lindsay Brown’s Swan follow-up, Time to Fly, on BBC iPlayer.
Screening Formats: DCP, Digital
WORLD PREMIERE – Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016
NOMINATED – Best Short Film – BAFTA Scotland 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Wee Green Cinema – Take One Action, August 2016 (UK)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – London Short Film Festival, January 2017 (UK)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – British Shorts Film Festival Berlin 2017 (Germany)
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This film was developed through Bridging the Gap, an opportunity for emerging filmmakers based in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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It was a pleasure, congratulations for making it such an inclusive and welcoming festival!