Welcoming Departure

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Written, Directed, Produced & Edited

by Scott Ballard

Feature Film - 2012 - 68 Minutes

Hank enjoys the quiet life. As a night custodian his evenings are sequestered in a methodical work routine. With the arrival of a mysterious elderly norwegian woman, the patterns of his life begin to unravel. Heartwarming, heartbreaking and funny, Welcoming Departure is a jazz inspired portrait exploring the challenges of change.

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WINNER - TOP FEATURE: 2016 New York Jazz Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2012 Arizona International Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2012 Indie Spirit Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2012 Big Island Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2012 Prescott Film Festival

Starring: Tom Campbell, Eve Pryce and Rachael Perrell

with

Dave Morales, Sara Robbin, Maren McGuire and Solomon Olmstead

Featuring the music of The Blue Cranes (www.bluecranesmusic.com)

Shot on location in Bellingham, WA & Portland, OR

"Portland filmmaker Scott Ballard is a noted cinematographer (HOW THE FIRE FELL) and director of award-winning short films. For his first feature, Ballard wrote this quiet story of Hank, the night custodian at a public library whose evenings are sequestered in a methodical work routine. When a mysterious inheritance appears, the patterns of his life begin to unravel. WELCOMING DEPARTURE is a jazz-inspired portrait exploring the challenges of change." - Portland Art Museum NW Film Center

 

 

 

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