Roy Arwas’s Clarity shares the story of a man who confronts his abusive father over his past actions. This film has already screened Mammoth Film Festival 2020 where it won the Grand Jury Award for Short Film & Best Actor, it won the Best Student Film Award at both Houston WorldFest 2020 and at the Global Impact Awards 2020. Clarity will be screening online for the 2020 Indy Shorts International Film Festival – Heartland Film in July.
After serving 10 years in the Marines, Tom returns home to find out that his estranged abusive father, Richard, who has Alzheimer’s, does not remember him.
Director Roy Arwas is a British-Israeli filmmaker who has won over twenty festival awards and is a student Emmy nominee. Most recently, Roy produced, wrote, directed, and edited Clarity and in 2013 co-founded an independent production company Gearmark Pictures which created viral content on YouTube, leading to a sponsorship deal with Thunder Studios. One of the most notable videos Arwas created was Gym Wildlife where he served as writer, director and editor. It has received 40 million views and world wide recognition from websites like FOX, Unilad, and Buzzfeed. He has become an in-house Editor for SidLee, one of Hollywood’s leading creative agencies, where he edits short trailers for upcoming Netflix Films, Amazon Films, and Theatrical Films. He is also a First Assistant Director for music videos for artists such as Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla Sign, Tyga, and Timbaland. Arwas has worked in key positions over 40 short films, commercials, Music Videos and is creating content and developing TV shows and feature films for socially relevant and important stories.
Clarity will be screening online for the 2020 Indy Shorts International Film Festival – Heartland Film from July 21st – July 26th.