Private Project

Boomer Hogs

Ivan's daughter vanished, presumed kidnapped in a 30-year-old cold case investigated by Sergeant Hal Stoltz who stalks a woman he suspects is the missing girl.
Torn by this tragedy, two dysfunctional generations of Ivan's family set out on a wrong-way journey, desperate to find their way back together.

  • Natalie Lauer
    Director
    Fear Binds, Marathon Bout
  • Ryan Kibby
    Director
    The Lords and other Creatures
  • Natalie Lauer
    Writer
    The Lords and Other Creatures, Fear Binds
  • Natalie Lauer
    Producer
    The Lords and Other Creatures, Fear Binds
  • Eric Roberts
    Key Cast
  • James Duval
    Key Cast
  • Natalie Lauer
    Key Cast
  • Ryan Kibby
    Key Cast
  • Ivan Katz
    Key Cast
  • Shani Drake
    Key Cast
  • Sheri Odegaard
    Key Cast
  • Nina Bergman
    Key Cast
  • Sherwin Ace Ross
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Television
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 11 minutes 7 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 10, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Natalie Lauer, Ryan Kibby

Natalie Lauer is the oldest child of a nuclear physicist and an endocrinologist. Her family was helped to immigrate from Russia by the CIA via the paperclip route after the Berlin wall came down in the '90s. Moving from an isolated Moscow apartment with a piano and toy tanks, then to resettle in the middle-of-nowhere Pennsylvania, forced Natalie to live in her imagination more so than reality. Natalie started an indie publishing company in the beginning of a new millenia, and published 13 poetry books. Filmmaking is a different craft, and Natalie's been working on visual storytelling by writing, producing, acting and directing.
Ryan Kibby's main talent comes from innovative thought. starting out as the lead singer and songwriter of punk rock genre rock bands Kibby took what seemed to be a pipe dream and created reality for the other members in the band by taking them on the road and touring major cities across America. t-shirt sales CD sales stickers and pins fueled the bands popularity (and also paid gas money and hotel bills) in the underground scene without "selling out".
As an actor Ryan Kibby has been on a wide variety of sets mainly focused on independent work. from these film sets Ryan has experienced what works and what doesn't giving him an edge. Kibby excels from his talent to take on a new vision and interpreting stories in interesting and innovative ways.

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Director Statement

Talent doesn't exit without grinding to nail a meaningful vision.