John Ambrose Kenwyn Rawlins was an ordinary man of modest means. He was a great father, grandfather and husband; an obedient public servant. Yet the most vivid part of his life was lived in was a small workshop beneath his house. In there, at the end of his workday, he made things. From simple push toys to elaborate 1/16th scale waterline battle ship models and dockyards, miniature furniture and dolls houses, he painstakingly constructed everything from scratch, sometimes spending upwards of a year on a single model. Smallman is an exploration of the worlds both real and imagined that Kenwyn Rawlins made, as remembered by his son Richard.
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Best Documentary Short, Caribbean Tales International Film Festival
Producer, Director, Editor: Mariel Brown
Based on the e-book, “Smallman:The World My Father Made” by Richard Mark Rawlins
Director of Photography: Sean Edghill
Original Music: Chantal Esdelle
Title Design: Kriston Chen