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23-year-old poet Sina sits down to play a final game of chess with his lover and professor, 54-year-old Davood. While playing, Sina learns new information about Davood, and the pair quickly learns how crazy things get when love is forbidden.

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Little King's film's director, Chelsea Winstanley.

Chelsea Winstanley - Director

Chelsea Winstanley is a filmmaker, mother of 3 and hails from the beautiful country of Aotearoa, New Zealand. She has been making films for over a decade as both a producer and director. As a producer, she screened short films in competition at Cannes, Berlin and Sundance. In 2014, she produced the cult mockumentary “What We Do In The Shadows” written and directed by Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement. Last year she made her directorial debut with a film called “WARU.” It was one of 8 shorts weaved together to make a feature and all the directors were women and of Māori decent. “WARU” internationally premiered at TIFF. She is currently in post-production with a feature documentary about the incredible Māori filmmaker Merata Mita.

Rachel Morrison, Little King

Rachel Morrison - Mentor

Rachel Morrison has worked as cinematographer on "Mudbound" and feature film "Black Panther," and served as mentor to Chelsea Winstanley in the making of Little King.

Tessa Thompson - Mentor

Tessa Thompson is an actress and has appeared in "Westworld," “Dear White People,” "Thor: Ragnarok," "Sorry to Bother You," "Creed," and served as mentor to Chelsea Winstanley in the making of Little King.

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