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Safe Space is the story that chronicles the relationship between Sarah and Amne. Sarah is a key workers in a women's safe house. Amne is a new resident and Sarah's new client. The story begins when the two first meet and ends when they say their final goodbye. 


Genre: Drama


Run time: 9 minutes 

The film was supported by Unseen UK, The Garvan O'Doherty Group, LeQuid and LaCie

Writer - Director 

Ben S. Hyland


 Adam Gregory Smith

Rebecca Grant



Theo Ribero



Rebecca Grant

Marlene Madenge

Alma Eno

Jodyanne Fletcher Richardson

Josie Cambell

Karina Knapinska

Marta Carvalho

Festival Screenings

5th International Motion Festival, Cyprus 2019

Awareness Festival 2018

Beeston Film Festival 2020

Cardiff Mini Film Festival 2019

Columbus International Film Festival 2019

Compassion Film Festival 2018

Copper Coast International Film Festival

Exit6 2018

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival 2019 – (Oscar, BAFTA & Canadian Screen awards Qualifying)

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2018

Heart of England Film Festival 2019

Isle of Man Film Festival 2018

LA1 Shorts 2019

North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival & Arts Festival 2019

Margate Film Festival 2019

OFFline Film Festival 2018

Queens World Film Festival 2019

SCAD Savannah Film Festival 2018

SENE Film Festival 2019

Southampton Film Week 2018 – Winner Best Fiction Short

St. Albans Film Festival 2018

The Box Film Festival – Newbury 2019 – Winner Best UK Short

The Smalls 2018

Through Women's Eyes International Film Festival 2019

Underwire Festival 2018 - (BAFTA QUALIFYING)

Woods Hole Film Festival 2018

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