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Lean On Me

A young adult, Chris, is worried about his best friend, Daryl, who had recently moved in. With all the best intentions, Chris tries to help, but unintentionally betrays Daryl. Chris finds himself shut out of this lifelong friendship, loses his job and faces the pitfalls of depression. He meets Angela Collins, a professor in physiology and sociology who works with young adults. She helps Chris regain his balance as he works to regain the trust of his best friend, Daryl.

  • David Fowler
    Big Trouble In Seattle
  • David Fowler
    Big Trouble In Seattle
  • Sandra Scragg
  • Michael Raimondi
    Key Cast
  • Sunga Rose
    Key Cast
  • Sandra Scragg
    Key Cast
    "Angela Collins"
    Big Trouble In Seattle
  • Obadiah Freeman
    Key Cast
  • Bruce Detore
    Key Cast
    "Manager Richards"
  • Tomaz Baskin
    Key Cast
    Big Trouble In Seattle
  • Cameron Lee Price
    Key Cast
  • Nick Horiatis
    Key Cast
  • Karen Wetterhahn
    Key Cast
    Big Trouble In Seattle
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  • Runtime:
    42 minutes 21 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • 12 Months Film Festival

    3rd place Best Experimental of the month, Nominated Best feature fiction of the month and Best Editor of the month
  • Oniros Film Awards

    Honorable Mention for Best Drama
  • Virgin Spring Cinefest
    Official Selection/ Bronze Award
  • Los Angeles Cine-Fest
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Semi-Finalist for best drama
  • Direct Short Online Film Festival

    Official Selection
  • Golden Earth Film Award

    Nominee for Best Short Film
  • Alternate Film Festival

    Nominated for best feature film
  • Calcutta International Cult Film Festival

    Official Selection
  • Five Continents International Film Festival

    Official Selection
  • Move Me Productions Belgium

    Nominated Best Feature Film
  • Cult Critic Movie Awards

    Finalist for debut Filmmaker
  • Top Indie Film Awards

    Nominee: Best Actor, Best Music, Best Cinematography, No Budget Spirit
  • Monkey Bread tree film Awards

    Nominated Best Short Film under 5,000$
  • Cine Fern

    Official Selection
  • MP Film Award

    Nominee of Best Feature Film
  • North American Film Awards

    Bronze Award, Best Drama Nominee
  • 2018 Golden Galaxy Awards
    November 30, 2018
    International Premiere
    Winner: Best Amateur Film
  • 2019 The Film Contest

    Official Selection
  • L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival

    Honourable mention: Best Director, Best Debut Filmmaker, Best Music and Best Cinematography
  • 2019 Santa Fe Film Festival- Afro Cinema Program

    Winner: Best Picture
Director Biography - David Fowler

David Fowler was born on November 29,1993, in Gary, Indiana. Gary was known for the birthplace of the legendary Michael Jackson and his family. At a very young age, David's family moved Washington for better opportunities. David spent most of his life living in Auburn, Washington. In middle school, David took a serious interest in art. He took drawing classes and continued in high school. David started making comics books throughout his high school career. His senior year of high school David showed an interest in filmmaking. He learned that he loved the art of storytelling and visuals in the film. After high school, David went and continued to pursue filmmaking. in 2013 David created his own filmmaking company known as DCT Projects. He's made several films including "Big Trouble In Seattle" and "Lean On Me" which both have won numerous awards.

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