Polish Your Shoes

11 minutes. Biography, Documentary.

24-hour rental for $2.99

Six London born brothers and sisters recall memories of their dead father. ‘POLISH YOUR SHOES’ is a very personal film for director Sam Huntley, and tells the story of the Grandfather he never knew.

It was shortlisted at over 30 International Film Festivals, winning 9 awards:

‘Special Jury Prize’ / ‘Mediawave Hungary 2005’, Gyor, Hungary
‘Raindance East Jury Award for Best Short Film 2005’, London
‘Time Out Film Critic’s Award for Best London Film 2005’, London
‘Best International Short Film’ / ‘49th Cork International Film Festival 2004’, Ireland
‘Best Experimental Short Film’ / ‘Melbourne International Film Festival 2004’, Australia
‘Generations In Movement Award’ / ‘9th Siena International Short Film Festival 2004’, Italy
‘Best Fictional Short Film’ / ‘BBC’s Night Of Many Stars 2004’, London
‘Judges First Prize’ / ‘Big Issue Film Festival 2003’, London
‘Audience Award’ / ‘Big Issue Film Festival 2003’, London

It was broadcast on numerous networks around the world and has also been acquired for the permanent archives at the BFI Southbank, London.