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"A Father's Heart" is a short documentary I am currently working on that poses the question what does it take to be a father? Through interviews and archival footage I hope to tell a truly evocative, funny and heart warming film about my father. The documentary will also chronicle my father's illness after he had a heart attack whilst driving his car.

Prasanna Sellathurai is an award winning filmmaker and physics graduate from the South East of England. Prasanna's one minute film, "Falling", won first place in ScreenSpace's "Change Our Minds In 2 Minutes" competition. It also screened at several film festivals around the world including 60SIFF which screened "Falling" at the BFI Southbank. As a student filmmaker, Prasanna made seven short films. Two of these films won Durham Student Film Society's annual script funding scheme and the most recent film was screened at a private film event Prasanna organised. He is always trying to learn about film: Prasanna has undertaken an internship at Film 4 Productions and has volunteered for the Sundance Institute. more...

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