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TEN OF TENNESSEE’S TOP FILMMAKERS COMPETEd IN THIS TIMED FILMMAKING CHALLENGE AS A PART OF THE 2018 KNOX FILM FEST. EACH FILMMAKER HAD 90 DAYS TO WRITE, SHOOT AND EDIT A NARRATIVE SHORT FILM. THESE ARE THEIR FILMS which will be screened in the order in which they are listed below.

FILM BLOCK 5 - Friday, Sept. 14 - 6:30 pm  - THEATER 1 & 2

To purchase tickets, click here.

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THE HERETIC IN LOWLAND

Filmmaker: Nicholas Crockett
Narrative Short / 19:42 mins / Morristown, Tennessee

THEME: Retribution

Upon returning to his hometown, a transient is confronted with the bleak reality endured by his younger sister.

 

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QUARTER-LIFE CRISIS

Filmmaker: Kevin Keck
Narrative Short / 19:51 mins / Powell, Tennessee

THEME: Resilience

A young college grad and his brother travel to Los Angeles in the hopes of finally meeting the woman with whom he has been in an online relationship. Things go south when he finds out he has been collectively catfished by a mysterious cult.

 

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THE MUNDANE LIFE OF GARY HARWELL

Filmmaker: Matt Brewster
Narrative Short / 16:20 mins / Knoxville, Tennessee

THEME: Retribution

Gary Harwell is stuck in a redundant and mundane routine. When that routine is interrupted, his life will change forever.

 

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Filmmaker: Logen Christopher
Narrative Short / 19:40 mins / Nashville, Tennessee

THEME: Retribution

A group of coworkers track down an anonymous online harasser and make him apologize.

 

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GATLINBURG

Filmmaker: Mitch Moore
Narrative Short / 20:00 mins / Maryville, Tennessee

THEME: Redemption

A man's infatuation with a new client leads to a metaphorical crossroads where both must come to terms with their respective pasts.

 

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CATCH PHRASE

Filmmaker: Michael Golebiewski
Narrative Short / 19:59 mins / Knoxville, Tennessee

THEME: Resilience

Seven stand-up comedians compete for $10,000 and a chance to be on a Network show.

 

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WE SAW A BRIGHT SPOT ON THE MOON

Filmmaker: Jacob Boyd
Narrative Short / 19:07 mins / Lenoir City, Tennessee

THEME: Resilience

Seven stand-Stargazers Charles and Gracie decide to meet after experiencing the same unique phenomenon while observing the moon. Unbeknownst to them, unraveling the mystery could seal the fate of all mankind. 

 

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WENDIGO

Filmmaker: Sandrene Matthews
Narrative Short / 19:59 mins / Nashville, Tennessee

THEME: Resilience

A family of cannibals must learn to adapt when a disruption to the status quo threatens their survival.

 

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A LADY'S RECKONING

Filmmaker: Thomas Moore
Narrative Short / 16:57 mins / Knoxville, Tennessee

THEME: Retribution

After a brutal attack and the loss of her husband, Ellen searches for her peace.

 

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BREAK

Filmmaker: Edy Recendez
Narrative Short / 20:00 mins / Knoxville, Tennessee

THEME: Resilience

After a failed mission to rescue his wife, action hero Cannon Brody finds himself in a world where everyone insists he is a famous actor named John Lowe.

 

FILM BLOCK 5 - Friday, Sept. 14 - 6:30 pm  - THEATER 1 & 2

To purchase tickets, click here.