Don’t Tell Father

A dramatic short film about Moses, an 12-year-old boy who has autism, and his widowed father, Father Clark. Reverend Clark, better known as Father Clark, is the preacher of a small church in rural Louisiana. The turning point arises when Father Clark makes the decision to send off his son to live with his aunt in Washington, in order to save his son from rumors, prejudice, and discrimination.

Moses, however, overhears the conversation and becomes concerned: he is willing to do anything to prevent that from happening. The boy, pushed by the strong yet incommunicable need to feel loved and to be with his father and questioning his own existence, embarks on a quest to find Jolene, his (late) mother…

The Story of Moses.

Directed by Jimmy J. Carter (USA)