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Some Beasts - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers

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Start Date:
March 24, 2017
End Date:
March 24, 2017
The Hearn Stage
7:00 PM

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Please join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, March 24th at for a screening of Some Beasts, directed by Cameron Bruce Nelson. This film screening is part of the 2016 – 2017 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmakers.

Southern Circuit is the South’s only tour of filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way of experiencing independent film. Southern Circuit provides organizations with the opportunity to screen work from emerging filmmakers and some of the medium’s most respected directors. Screenings are scheduled September 2016 through April 2017 throughout the South Arts nine-state region. The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is one of only two screening partners in Louisiana. The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers is a program of South Arts. Southern Circuit screenings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

 2016 – 2017 Southern Circuit Schedule:

September 16th – Agents of Change
October 4th – 
Donald Cried
November 18th – 
February 3rd – Shake ‘Em On Down
March 24th – Some Beasts
April 28th – Hunky Dory

About the film:

Working in an insular farming community in Appalachia, Sal Damon, a modern-day Thoreau, seeks solace from a past relationship. After a sudden death in the community and the discovery of a feral child living on the lam, Sal must reconcile his place in a world that lives outside of the law.

Some Beasts is the debut feature of Dallas writer/director Cameron Bruce Nelson, and stars Frank Mosley (Upstream Color), Lindsay Burdge (A Teacher), and Heather Kafka (Pit Stop).

This film was made possible with the generous support and partnership of IFP, USin- Progress, the Austin Film Society, and the Dallas Video Association.

About the filmmaker:

Cameron Bruce Nelson is a 2014 IFP Narrative Lab Fellow, who has written and directed several short films that have screened widely on the U.S. festival circuit. His first feature, Some Beasts, was one of five features selected for U.S. in Progress-Wroclaw and was a recipient of an Austin Film Society post-production grant. Nelson serves as the technical director at the Lone Star Film Festival and as an assistant programmer for Videofest. He lives in Dallas, TX.

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