Local Filmmakers Showcase
Thursday 26th September, 8.15pm - 10.15pm
@ Chaplin Theater, Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038, USA
The Scorpian's Tale
Dir. Jhosimar Vasquez
USA | 23 mins
Logline: Greed, revenge and death all impact one another in this taught crime drama. Nothing is what is seems in this film written and produced by Maximiliano Hernández and directed by newcomer Jhosimar Vasquez.
Dir. Michael Lopez
USA | 13 mins
Logline: The Lovelys is a dark comedy that follows a family of quirky misfits who inhabit a remote area in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The family, run by fierce and former drag queen, "Memaw Lovely", grapple with all the typical trials and tribulations of any close-knit family with one distinct difference - they're a pack of misguided killers!
Dir. Leena Pendharkar
USA | 21 mins
Logline: After getting fired, young single-mom Beth (Vivian Kerr) finds herself living in her car and struggles to hide her homelessness from her estranged brother Ben (Anthony Rapp).
Dir. Carlos Mejia & Kevin Barwick
USA | 7 mins
Logline: Gordon does not want to freeze during his dinner date. Not only is Gordon nervous, but he has a secret- he has snakes for hair with a bad habit of turning people into stone. Will he find love or is this a date with disaster?
Dir. Manuel Del Valle
USA | 19 mins
Logline: A renewed ex-gang member who converted into a Catholic priest is determined to get back his younger brother who is in serious danger at the hands of his old crime partners.
Dir. Sophia Banks
USA | 15 mins
Logline: Unregistered is set in Los Angeles in the not too distant future, where the government limits one child per home as a solution to overpopulation. When the mysterious ATA and her boyfriend REKKER witness a second (unregistered) child get arrested in broad daylight, it ignites a fire burning within REKKER and forces ATA to question the state of society - as well as confront a secret of her own.
After each film there will be a minute-long break, during which we invite the audience to complete scorecards. The cards go towards the scoring of the films and are sent directly to the filmmakers to provide insight into the audience's response.