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 third wheel

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 4:15pm

Program #12

Three friends on a coffee date are unable to distinguish who amongst them is the third wheel.

Meet the filmmakers

WRITER - Mark Datuin

DIRECTOR - Mark Datuin

PRODUCER - Mark Datuin, Krzysztof Bryjak and Samantha Spatari

CINEMATOGRAPHER - Samantha Spatari




Mark Datuin

Mark is an award-winning writer/director/producer. He is also the founder of MAD Resilience Films where he has written, directed and produced 28 short films and theatre productions. In 2014, his film Basted won Best International Film at the Milledgeville Film Festival. That was the first of a slew of accolades he collected for his subsequent films White Lock, Still Closed, and Mismatch and Lighter. He has received over 150 official selections on the festival circuit in France, Germany, Canada, India, the US and the UK. He has also been a featured panelist in Atlanta and Toronto, where he discussed the art of Writing a Short Film, and Diversity in the Film Industry.

In 2016 Mark made his French-language directorial debut with the dysfunctional family drama “Pardonnez-moi Mon Père” (Forgive Me Father). Future productions include "Oksana and Viktor", about ex lovers who maintain an ill-fated long distance friendship, and “Limited", an examination of a tormented mother's attempt to reconcile her differences with her rebellious son.