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Hammer Theatre SJ Sat, Mar 5, 2016 7:00 PM
Camera 12 - Screen 10 Sun, Mar 6, 2016 11:30 AM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Section:New Visions Competition
Runtime:98
Rating:Not Rated
Genre:Drama
Comedy
Premiere Status:World
Production Country:United States
Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Russell Brown
Producer:Russell Brown
John Baumgartner
Kerry Barden
Screenwriter:Russell Brown
Music:Ryan Beveridge
Cinematographer:Christopher Gosch
Editor:Christopher Munch
Cast:Joely Fisher
Connie Stevens
Daphne Zuniga
Natasha Gregson Wagner
Barry Watson
Michelle Hurd

Description

Daphne Zuniga, Joely Fisher, Michelle Hurd, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Barry Watson, Jonathan Slavin, Devon Gray, and singing and acting legend Connie Stevens, get up close and personal when they lose cell reception for a weekend.
In a world where everything is virtual, it's hard to remain present. From games, texts, blogs, and calls, the surge of communication—while comforting—can become overwhelming. During another tumultuous Thanksgiving holiday, one family suffers a tragedy: loss of all cell phone reception throughout the house. The sudden media blackout forces the clan to face all their crises head-on—and uncover a few ugly truths along the way. With a perfect blend of comedy, drama, and a little sci-fi, director Russell Brown leads an ensemble cast through the drought of technology to reveal how deep we're drowning, and how a little face-to-face can go a long way. - Alexis Costanza

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