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Interview: Zeke Hawkins & Simon Hawkins (Directors – ‘Bad Turn Worse’)

Interview: Zeke Hawkins & Simon Hawkins (Directors – ‘Bad Turn Worse’)

After a weekend of partying with stolen money, three Texas teens (Jeremy Allen White, Logan Huffman, and Mackenzie Davis) find themselves indebted to a sociopathic criminal named Giff (Mark Pellegrino, in a breakout performance). To pay their debt, Giff forces the teens to steal from his boss, a money-laundering gangster named Big Red (William Devane).

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Lou Howe (Writer/Director – ‘Gabriel)

Rory Culkin delivers an electrifying performance as ‘Gabriel’, a vulnerable and confused teenager longing for stability and happiness amidst an ongoing struggle with mental illness. Convinced that reuniting with his old girlfriend holds the answer to all his troubles, Gabriel risks it all in a desperate and increasingly obsessive pursuit, testing the limits of his

SXSW & AFI Film Fest Favorite ‘WUSS’ Opens @ reRun Theater – May 3, 2013

‘Wuss‘ is the story of a high school teacher who faces constant ridicule after he’s repeatedly beaten up by several of his own students. Having nowhere else to turn, he eventually teams up with another of his students to fight back. This student, a young girl, is feared school-wide because of a dark family reputation.

Movie Going Public Throughout the Country to Decide on Kenyan Academy Award Submission ‘Nairobi Half Life’ Future

MANHATTAN SHORT and MovieMaker Magazine have selected ‘Nairobi Half Life‘, Kenya’s first official submission for the Academy Awards and AFI Fest Audience Award recipient, as the winner of the inaugural Feature Film Project.  On  March 21, 2013, ‘Nairobi Half Life’ will screen in 100 theaters across the United States.  Audiences at those screenings will be