Shaun Seneviratne (film)

Written and Directed by Shaun Seneviratne (or you could say A Film by Shaun Seneviratne)
A 16mm short film about a young married couple’s romantic insecurities and economic anxieties amid political unrest in the hours before the “end of the world”.

Political unrest and apocalyptic proclamations unfold on the news as a skeptical young married couple watch in their Brooklyn apartment– hours before the supposed end of the world. 

Jeff, a folk musician, embarks on a short tour while Lynn, a school teacher, stays home to grade papers. But as the day goes on, feelings of paranoia and abandonment set in and manifests itself in ways Jeff can’t begin to understand. In a world that seems hell bent on destroying itself, can this young couple avoid the same fate?
How Will We Cross the Seas? is a short film about communication and empathy; the pursuit of happiness; and the fear of dying alone set against the backdrop of a world that reflects our current political climate of disenchantment and revolution.