Free Food

"Free Food is a challenge to watch. What makes it work is the cinematography, odd audio/script, and unusual pacing in an incongruously idyllic setting. The makeup is also noteworthy. It's on the theatre of the absurd/cruelty side with a peculiarly zen-like flavor." - Beth Regardz, Department Chair, Cabrillo College Digital Media Department

  • Greg Tennant
    The Distraction
  • Greg Tennant
    The Distraction
  • Greg Tennant
    Call of Life
  • Aiden Largay
    Key Cast
  • Michael Anderson
    Key Cast
  • Mateo Livingstone
    Key Cast
  • Skye Hathaway
    Key Cast
  • William Hobbs
    Key Cast
  • Katy Werner
    Special Makeup Effects
  • Ruby Tennant
    Location Sound
    Ice Cream Fluster, A Surprising Rain
  • Timothy Rinker
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    16 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 6, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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    United States
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Director Biography - Greg Tennant

I've been a filmmaker since the days of Super-8. I graduated from USC Cinematic Arts when it was still called the School of Cinema-Television, and I've worked on independent films both in and out of Hollywood. I'm a co-producer and -editor of the 6th Extinction documentary "Call of Life," and I shoot social research videos to keep myself housed. I live in Santa Cruz County, California.

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Director Statement

Why does it seem as though everything comes at such a painful cost? In this abundant world, in this rich country, where the word on the street is that you can have anything you want, why do we have to submit to humiliation and abuse for the promise to come through? Surely there is a way to play this game right.