Boxed Film Festival Run

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In 2018 I made a short film- Boxed. Boxed Website  IMDB official link here  Check out the film's trailer here 

A movie that is resonating incredibly with the audiences who are seeing it and festivals that it is being submitted to. This was a film I funded the production fully out of pocket and the first round of festival submission.
2018 was also a surprise for me with 2 hospitalizations but I am still here and still swinging away!!

Boxed is  a fictionalized narrative based on the true story of Henry "Box" Brown a slave who mailed himself to freedom in 1849. 
The film was shot as a psychological drama, MOS (No sound) on location, with all voice, ADR and sound recorded and designed in post-production to enable us capture the authenticity of the time period.  It was a wonderful challenge!

Making a movie is a marathon and it doesn't end when the film is finished. Making a movie out of one's pocket makes that journey even more arduousThe festival run is the longest part of a movie continuing long after you say cut on set and necessary in order for any filmmakers to be recognized and get to the next steps or next projects.

Festivals are expensive! They add up fast. With fees that start at $40-50 and run up to $100. For every festival a filmmaker submits to they have 50% chance of being accepted. The next round for Boxed festival submissions for the rest of 2018 and 2019 add up to over $4,000. I whittled the list down to the ones that the film will have the strongest chances for and created this.

But we would love to submit to as many as we ca to enable the film the highest opportunity to play at as many festivals as possible to as wide an audience as possible and hopefully bring it close to a theater near you.

By supporting this campgain you will enable the film have a longer festival run life as well have a place in history where this film is concerned. This is the most powerful story I have make to this date and the most important one yet.  
On top of that this story is a tribute to a close friend I lost in 2016 who was a huge influence to me not only as a friend but as a fellow creative  and each time it gets to play his memory is honored in the same manner his life impacted many people.

Your support means the world to me and it is one of the many reasons I get to call myself a filmmaker with a tribe that ensures I am able to continue to call myself that. 




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BEYOND EXCITED to announce that Boxed is an Official Selection of the Montreal International Black Film Festival (MIBFF) One of Canada's TOP film festivals! The film will be screening in Montreal, Canada during the festival Tuesday, September 24th to Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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Hey LA Friends!

Boxed will be playing for a one week engagement at The Arena Cinelounge 6464 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 in a block of short films starting this Friday August 23rd through Thursday August 29th. So you have 7 chances to come check out the film :) YAY!
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Right now I will be introducing the film on the Friday August 23rd and Sunday August 25th screenings.

Tickets for the Short Film screening block are $8 and can be purchased here. http://www.arenascreen.com/calendar

You can also buy tickets before each screening at the theater. The box-office opens for sales 30 minutes before.

Click on the Boxed poster listed on the calendar on the day and time you want to attend. It covers the block of shorts which we are grouped in.

The Exact screening times for Boxed in the shorts block - days and time are below.

Friday August 23rd : 6.05pm
Saturday August 24th : 4.50pm
Sunday August 25th : 6.18pm
Monday August 26th : 1:15PM
Tuesday August 27th :1:13PM
Wednesday, August 28th :11.50am
Thursday August 29th :11:10AM
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England really has a lot of love for Boxed! Another Official Selection.

Boxed is an official Selection of the Out Of The Can Film Festival and nominated for Best Short Film and will be screening in Derbyshire, England during the festival September 6 – 8, 2019.
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Boxed is an Official Selection of theRoyal Starr Film Festival and will be screening Friday September 6th 2019 at 7.00pm in Royal Oak, Michigan!
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