Kismet 91
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 12:00PM-1:45PM
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Director: James Higgins
Category: Narrative Short
Runtime: 19 minutes
Place of Origin: Lowell, Massachusetts
Shooting Locations: Lowell, Massachusetts

Synopsis: (Experimental, Film Noir, Performance Art) B-boy meets Film Noir. Kismet 91, with an all Southeast Asian cast, is an homage to the classic Hollywood melodramas from the late 1940's and 50's. Our upbeat hip hop hero will soon, in the words of the great Rod Sterling, enter into a dimension of the unknown, a place where he may find shadows of himself and... his kismet.

Cast: London Long, Sophorl Ngin, Monica Veth, Chantha Krouch, Sara Thanongsinh, Sophy Leng, Tim Sokhoeun, Channa Sath, Peter Veth and Poutda Pech

Crew: Writer: James Higgins - Producer: Higgins & Ross

Production Background & Fun Facts: Part of the fun of doing an homage to film noir was the research hours spent with cast and crew watching classic black and white films. How many Southeast Asian "twenty somethings" get a chance to channel Orson Welles and Marlene Dietrich?

Festivals & Accolades: World Film Festival Premiere!

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