18 Mar DISMISSED
A compassionate catholic teacher panics when she finds a suicide note in her classroom and attempts to discover the vulnerable pupil.
After a long hard day of teaching, Mrs Armstrong marks her students work until a piece of paper on the floor catches her eye. When she goes to inspect the scrunched up piece of paper she discovers that it’s a suicide note from one of her pupils. Her days of catholic teaching, suddenly becomes a hunting ground to save the vulnerable pupil, and it turns out that all what she thought she knew of her class she knew nothing at all.
Dismissed, is a social impact, awareness film highlighting key signs overlooked in the classroom with young suicide and mental health victims; such as self-harm, bullying and the pressure to perform academically.
Director, Writer and Producer: Aysha Scott
Director of Photography: AJ James
Co Producer: Sam Addo
Sound Recordist: Jack Cox
1st AD: Leah Scott
Casting Director/Production Assistant: Georgina Charles
Set Design/Production Assistant: Holly Ford-Hunt
Production Assistant: Donna Dowe
Principal Hair and Make-UP: Amy Whyard
Hair & Make-UP: Emma Williams and Olivia Henderson
BTS Photographer: Tunji Jinadu
Cast Members: Cindy Humphrey, Imaan Humphrey, Louise Skelly, Tianna Thompson, Kira Porter, Antonia Clougherty, India Humphrey, Claire Gaura, Raven Farrington, Rhianna Clements, Abigail Sneddon, Iesha Cumberbatch, Abby Harris, Rhyanna Parara, Goda Nalivaikaite, Sienna Eden, Megan Harper and Miram Croft