Thursday, December 16, 2010

river mates: Vowell & Whitesides will be premiering their new short film “SCANNED.”

Please join us in NOLA.


Join local directors Jason Vowell & Wylie Whitesides for night of independent short films Friday December 17th, 2010 at the Zeitgeist Multi-disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Vowell & Whitesides will be premiering their new short film “SCANNED.”(trailer here)


David Jensen (Curious Case of Benjamin Buttons, The Mist) and Clay Chamberlin (I Love You Phillip Morris) star in this airport security sci-fi drama from New Orleans directors Jason Vowell and Wylie Whitesides.

Computer Engineer Peter Norton (Chamberlin) is on a routine business trip to Cleveland when he is randomly selected by the TSA for a terrorist screening. Things soon begin to spiral out of control as he is interrogated by an inspector (Jensen) intent on proving he is a threat to homeland security,

This timely short film deals with the issues faced by all of us in todays world. How far will the government go to protect us from the threat of terrorism?

*Also screening:

“WHITE OTHER.” Starring Tom Felton (Harry Potter) and Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake). Directed by Dan Hartley.

“The Price of Flowers” Directed by local filmmaker Ashley Charbonnet. Starring Lance Nichols and Justin Scalise.

“THE SHED” Directed by Jason Vowell. Starring Chris Welcker and Jason Vowell.

“Cell Phone Psycho” Directed by David S. White. Starring Billy Slaughter and the Noisician Coalition. Winner of the 2010 New Orleans Film Festival. Official Selection of the 2010 Big Easy International Film Festival.

A special sneak peak at the New Orleans Documentary “Murder Through the Eyes of a Child.” Directed by John Richie.

New locally shot and produced music videos from Ben Labat and the Happy Devil, Lovey Dovies, and The Generationals.

Many of the directors and actors will be in attendance.

*These films will be followed by a TSA themed Burlesque act by members of the FLUER DE TEASE burlesque troop.