It made me, for the first time, in control of my career.
Will it make them better, or will they remain uncured, destined to spend the rest of their lives in and out of their doctors' surgeries? Taking a look inside Foxes Academy, established in 1996, this is a Minehead-based hotel where the majority of the staff have learning difficulties.
Samuels’ film is all about connections and if the synopsis (and title) of his previous short, the BAFTA nominated isn’t just a film about that most prominent of dilemmas in the lives of the majority of unattached individuals – how to make a connection with a potential life partner – it’s also a film about the ever-changing ways in which we connect with the people around us.
Although the film focuses specifically on dating, the general theme of the short is one that surrounds how the internet has changed the ways we communicate with other people and it’s a timely reminder of the importance of face-to-face interaction.
Unless you’re still young, desire and passion will have been something you’ve experienced and something that probably plays a huge part in your life.
Hoping to capture that buzz of meeting someone special for the first time and sharing a connection, Samuel Abrahams’ is the tale of a single man who challenged himself to find his next date without the help of the internet.