21st annual deadCenter Film Festival

Shorts: Seriously Sci-Fi (Available in Oklahoma)

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Seven mind-bending shorts exploring alternate dimensions outside our reality. 

Sriyani, an idealistic and overtaxed social worker of Sri Lankan descent, is a counselor at a telephone help line. She has built her life around helping others, but always at the expense of those closest to her.

So who is going to defend Sriyani when she is hypnotized by a caller on her phone tonight?

RECEIVER is a chamber horror film about toxic masculinity, isolation, and the commodification of empathy.

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    Canada
  • Premiere
    Oklahoma
  • Director
    Cavan Campbell
  • Screenwriter
    Cavan Campbell, Luke Higginson
  • Producer
    Cavan Campbell, Sedina Fiati, Emily Andrews
  • Cast
    Tahirih Vejdani, David Tompa
  • Cinematographer
    John Tarver
  • Editor
    Luke Higginson
  • Production Design
    Jennifer Tam
  • Composer
    Deanna Choi