Los Angeles Film Festival 2013 (June 13-23)

World Premieres (Narrative Competition)


All Together Now (USA)
Alexander Mirecki


Alexander Mirecki’s debut feature is set at a rock concert where the behind the scenes action provides various mini dramas that drive the narrative.  Lou Taylor Pucci, best known as Eric in the 2013 version of ‘Evil Dead’, heads the cast playing the concert promoter.


Forev (USA)
Molly Green and James Leffler


Molly Green joins forces with James Leffler for a quirky road movie/romantic comedy where one neighbour proposes to another without the pair having been on a date.  Matt Mider, in his first feature role, and Noël Wells (The Do-Deca-Pentathlon) play the leads.


Forty Years From Yesterday (USA)
Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck


Robert Machoian, who had two films compete for the short film grand jury prize at this year’s Sundance, and his co-director on various shorts, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, turn to the long form for the first time.  And Bruce Graham makes his big screen debut playing a middle aged man coming to terms with the loss of his wife.


Four Dogs (USA)
Joe Burke


Joe Burke, best known for his short films and T.V. work, branches into features with a comedy drama depicting a week in the life of a failed actor.  ‘Project X’ star, Oliver Cooper, co-wrote the script with Burke and plays the lead.


Goodbye World (USA)
Denis Henry Hennelly


Adrian Grenier, best known as Nate in ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, heads the cast in Denis Hennelly’s third feature, playing a young father trapped between an unresolved past and an uncertain future following a devastating cyber attack.  Hennelly came to the fore with the hip hop doc, ‘Rock the Bells’, co-directed with Casey Suchan, before going on to make the domestic terrorism thriller, ‘Bold Native’.


The House That Jack Built (USA)
Henry Barrial


Henry Barrial’s fifth feature is based on the final script of Joseph Vasquez (‘Hangin’ with the Homeboys’), who died of AIDS complications almost twenty years ago.  E.J. Bonilla stars as a drug dealer, who faces chaos after purchasing a large Bronx apartment for his extended family.  Barrial is best known for ‘Pig’, which won best film at the London Sci-Fi Film Festival.


Pollywogs (USA)
Karl Jacob and T. Arthur Cottam


Actor, Karl Jacob (The Roost) and director, T. Arthur Cottam (Carbuncle), co-directed comedy drama, ‘Pollywogs’, where a thirty something returns home after a devastating break-up and finds potential happiness.  Jacob plays the lead alongside Kate Lyn Sheil, who received a best actress Certificate of Excellence from Brooklyn International Film Festival for her performance in ‘Knife Point’.


Winter in the Blood (USA)
Alex Smith and Andrew J. Smith


Twin filmmakers, Alex Smith and Andrew J. Smith, reunite for the first time since their festival hit, ‘The Slaughter Rule’, starring a young Ryan Gosling, over ten years ago.  In one of the festival’s most keenly anticipated films, Chaske Spencer (‘Shouting Secrets’) plays a Blackfoot Indian in a personal quest of understanding.silvitra in the ussilvitra ussilvitra from canadaBuy silvitra online canada

June 24th, 2013 - admin

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