On the day a young man plans on killing himself, he has an unexpected encounter which presents him with an opportunity for change.

  • Shira Levin
  • Shira Levin
  • James Kwei
  • Shira Levin
  • Chris Behan
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 20, 2013
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • The Animal Film Festival
    March 2, 2014
    Chosen to close the festival
  • A.C.T. Film Festival
    New York, NY
    July 19, 2014
  • National Museum of Animals and Society
    L.A., California
    August 23, 2014
  • Black Bear Film Festival
    Milford, PA
    October 19, 2014
Director Biography - Shira Levin

Shira Levin is a filmmaker living and working in New York City. She recently completed her first feature film, STARFISH. Prior to this, she wrote/directed a short film trilogy, which includes LAST DAY, OLD JUNK and UPSIDE DOWN. The films screened at festivals around the country. UPSIDE DOWN also screened in India and Scotland and won the Audience Choice Award at the Springfield LGBT Film Festival (2015). In addition to writing and directing, Ms. Levin teaches screenwriting at New York Film Academy.

Prior to becoming a filmmaker, Shira was Martin Scorsese's Director of Development for six years and assisted the VP Production at Universal Pictures (NY) for two years where she managed the story department. Shira was Script Consultant and Associate Producer on Deuces Wild, (MGM/UA) and Brides (a.k.a. Nyfes), Directed by Pantelis Voulagris, Executive Producer Martin Scorsese). As a writer, two of her feature screenplays, adaptations of novels, were optioned and in development.

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