Filmscene

Filmmaker Spotlight

An ongoing, occasional series that celebrates the worthy work of local filmmakers and artists.

Previous Screenings

SURVIVOR’S GUIDE TO PRISON

2018 / USA / Matthew Cooke

Today, you’re more likely to go to prison in the United States than anywhere else in the world, In the unfortunate case it should happen to you, this is the Survivor’s Guide to Prison.

THEY SAID TO GET BETTER

2018 / USA / Henry Parizek

A group of high school friends meet for the first time in four years after the death of a close friend. Told through past and present, they realize that they have outgrown one another, and it may be for the best.

BLOOD STRIPE

2017 / USA / Remy Auberjonois

A Marine sergeant returns home to Minnesota after completing her third tour in Afghanistan. Unable to sleep, wracked by paranoia and anxiety, her bottled up emotions spill over into an explosive outburst. When nowhere to turn, she runs deep into the woods.

DEEJ

2017 / USA / Robert Rooy

Abandoned by his birth parents and presumed incompetent, DJ Savarese (“Deej”) found not only a loving family but also a life in words, which he types on a text-to-voice synthesizer.