“The Button” Screenplay Written by Elina Sahlin (Sweden)

Elina Sahlin The Button WP

An Amazing Story From Sweden

"The Button" by Elina Sahlin is an official selection of the Austin Micro Short Film Festival 2018. Elina Sahlin is a Swedish writer based in Stockholm. Starting off as a columnist her passion for words and stories soon led her in to film making. Repetitive patterns, dissonance along with a naive/absurd twist is common in her work. Whether it is screenwriting, directing or fiction writing. Elina is a farmer’s daughter from the northern hinterlands. Her gallery of characters often portraits people in remote villages, seldom without a pinch of humor.

Synopsis: The Button By Elina Sahlin

The button’s story revolves around two girls discovering their bodies, further finding their empowerment in the most ordinary of situations. First and foremost this is a story about escapism; how self knowledge can be used as a resort to avoid the strange feeling of dissonance and conflict with reality.

About the author

Mikel Fair

My name is Mikel Fair. I am the Director of Film Festival Circuit Inc. First of all, we are a company that manages film festival events in Texas and Oregon. Furthermore, we like to have fun and celebrate independent film. I worked for 15 years in the television and film production as a location sound mixer and production manager. I have also worked in post production as an editor, post sound mixer and composer. Above all, watching independent films and reading creative screenplays is my passion.


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