Benny’s Recital

When young boy’s mother is too busy with work to come watch him perform in a piano recital at school, he must find a way to get through the day and ease his broken heart.


Colin James
Heather Brittain
Ashley Licata

Produced by: Heather Brittain
Line Producer: Melissa M. Hill
Director of Photography: Htat Htut
Assistant Director: Marta Gac
Editor: Connor Hurley
Original Score: Alon Tayar

Premiered at the Garden State Film Festival April 3, 2018

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Fantasia2020 OfficialSelection
PIFF Winner 2022 (black)
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Smodcastle Winner Laurel
NFF 22 Winner reverse
RFF WINNER short film white
Katra Winner Laurel
Winner Grindhouse Nights Film Festival 2022
Best Actress SHORT
LIIFE2021 Laurel BestActress
LIIFE2021 Laurel BestCinematography
LIIFE2021 Laurel BestArtDirection
LIIFE2021 Laurel BestOriginalScore
OFFICIALSELECTION GardenStateFilmFestival 2021
Woodstock Film Festival 2021
LIFF 2021 Official Selection
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OFFICIALSELECTION KansasCityFilmFestInternational 2022
SEMI FINALIST Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival