2020 Heartland International Film Festival

Darkness in Tenement 45

Expired October 25, 2020 6:00 PM
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This film was in competition for the Heartland Horror Award and $2,000.

After the threat of a biological attack during the Cold War leaves the residents of a NYC tenement building trapped inside, a troubled teenager must fight against the self-appointed leader in order to save the tenants.

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Festivals and Awards

Big Apple Film Festival

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival

Sarasota Film Festival

Film Contact

A Flying Woman Productions


  • Year
  • Runtime
    95 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Rating
    Mature Themes, Violence
  • Director
    Nicole Groton
  • Screenwriter
    Nicole Groton
  • Producer
    Crystal Collins, Nicole Groton, Simone Lapidus, Kelly Bumford
  • Executive Producer
    Philip Champagne, Tim R. Kelley, Susan Moore, Jori Richman
  • Cast
    Nicole Tompkins, Casey Kramer, Keyon Bowman, Anthony Marciona, Melissa Macedo