A Matter of Minutes

Directed By: Vida Bre┼że | Runtime: 5 min | Plays In Short Block: Drama 4

Inspired by the poem titled “The Guilt of Being Alive is Heavy” written by Patience Carter, a survivor of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting in June of 2016. ‘A Matter of Minutes’ explores the traumas of a fictional character, Tasia, who experiences and survives that night in the club bathroom. At a dinner with friends, she is triggered by her PTSD and ends up in the bathroom of the restaurant. There, she relives memories of that fateful night as she tries to overcome the survivors guilt that eats at her for losing her best friend, and heal from the emotional wounds the gunman left on her.


October 23, 201812:45 PMTheater 9
October 25, 20183:45 PMTheater 11

* If filmmakers are present, there will be a 15 minute Q&A after the end credit sequence.


Film Type: Short
Main Genre: Drama
Sub Genre: Social Issues
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Language: English
Subtitles: None
Premiere Status: USA