Three films which will be screening at this year’s Slamdance film festival taking place from February 12-25 – : END OF THE LINE (about a group of inginioous women protesting the infamous pipeline construction), AFTER AMERICA (about criminal justice de-escalation workers in Minneapolis) and ME TO PLAY (about two NY actors with Parkinson’s disease who put their hearts into one final Off-Broadway production of Samuel Beckett’s Endgame).
These films will be virtually available to passholders all around the world from February 12-25.
Writer/Director: Jake Yuzna
Starring: Yvonne Freese, Theresa McConnon, Daniel Nies, Ahmed Yusuf, Dan Fox, Eli Anthony, Robert Dante
Cinematographers: Adam Olson, Jake Yuzna
Run Time: 127 minutes
Logline: In 2019, criminal justice de-escalation workers in Minneapolis embarked on a collaborative film using radical theater workshop techniques to explore their real-life anxieties. The result, finished days before the murder of George Floyd, captures a city questioning whether anyone can ever be free of America.
ME TO PLAY
Director/Producer: Jim Bernfield
Co-Producer/Co-Editor: Steven Meyer
Editor: Anna Gustavi
Cinematographer: Saro Varjabedian
Cast: Dan Moran, Chris Jones
Run Time: 72 minutes
Logline: As their bodies give way to Parkinson’s disease, two New York actors put their hearts into one final Off-Broadway production of Beckett’s Endgame, the play that posits, “there’s nothing funnier than unhappiness.”