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An elderly man who is losing his wife and a young boy letting go of his mother form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in a hospital.
Born and raised in New York City, Alexander Hagani has continued his career and craft in London, United Kingdom. His goal is to tell universal stories inspired by his own life. In 2015, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Alexander created, "Boys to Men," a local television-series which spanned four years, five full-length episodes, and two university-recognized awards for "Excellence in Film Studies." In 2017, in Sydney, Australia, Alexander wrote, directed, and produced his first short film, "Refuge Island,"- his commentary on the American political climate as he travelled around the world. The film went on to tour the festival circuit in Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, and London. Currently, he is studying to receive his MA in Filmmaking at the London Film School, where he has directed three different shorts and produced two other projects. During the making of his penultimate short at LFS, Alexander worked with British stage and screen actor, Adrian McLoughlin (known for "The Death of Stalin," and "After Life") for his film, "Terry." more...