Touch, a short film by Noel Harris
When a single mom, facing eviction, is offered a night’s work, she unsuccessfully seeks a babysitter for her two small children. Desperate, she reaches out to the last person she wants to ask for a favour.
Touch is a Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative (NIFCO) Picture Start Project, with the support of the Newfoundland & Labrador Film Development Corporation (NLFDC), Telefilm Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC), and City of St. John’s Arts Grants. Touch is a Panoramic Pictures production.
Recent News and Updates
Touch won the 1st Official Jury Prize at the 2017 Solidando Film Festival, in Cagliari, Italy. The SFF is a film festival dedicated to screening films with a social theme. Jury Statement: TOUCH by Noel Harris - With extreme delicacy, in a short...read more
"A well written story that takes us down path which we all assumed to predict the ending, then went to surprise us all with a delightful twist". These are the words read by juror Basil Khalil (Academy and Palme d'Or nominated, Ave Maria) during the awards ceremony at...read more
Touch won Best Film at another Italian festival, the Solindando Film Festival, on the island of Sardinia. This goes along with the Special Jury Mention Award from the Pentedattilo Film Festival. Two of the three jurists at this festival were Basil Khalil and Daniel...read more
Darryl Hopkins has been chosen by an international jury as Best Lead Actor, Short Film, at the Monaco International Film Festival. Jurist Vasalisa Kuzmina stated of Hopkins' screen presence; “We knew everything that he felt, despite the fact that he didn’t...read more
Touch is one of 12 short films selected from submissions across the globe to screen at the 2017 Monaco International Film Festival. The festival takes place in Monte Carlo from Dec. 4-7. The MIFF is a celebration of peace love and the art of making movies....read more
The International Izmir Short Film Festival is the largest event of its kind in Turkey, and the first to award prizes to international short films. Since its inauguration in 2000 this has become one of the country’s most prestigious film festivals, drawing...read more