A Short film in partnership with The Pickwell Foundation x Gaffe Studios and Dan Atkins Filmaker

“The Lost Guide” is a poignant exploration of humanity’s capacity for compassion and resilience, offering a heartfelt glimpse into the lives of sanctuary seekers finding refuge in a rural UK seaside town. The film captures the transformative power of community as locals rally to welcome and support those in search of safety and belonging.

As the sanctuary seekers navigate the challenges of displacement and uncertainty, the film unfolds with a delicate balance of hope and hardship. Through intimate storytelling, “The Lost Guide” weaves together the individual narratives of the newcomers, revealing the strength that emerges when diverse backgrounds converge in a shared pursuit of a better life.

The heartwarming connection between the sanctuary seekers and the townsfolk is beautifully portrayed, transcending cultural differences to create a tapestry of understanding and solidarity. The film celebrates the resilience of the human spirit, demonstrating how empathy and kindness can bridge divides, fostering a sense of community that goes beyond borders.

Against a backdrop of stunning seaside landscapes, “The Lost Guide” invites audiences to reflect on the universal themes of home, acceptance, and the collective power of compassion. It is a moving testament to the transformative impact of open hearts and open minds, illustrating that even in the face of adversity, a community can emerge as a guiding light for those seeking refuge and a sense of belonging.