Private Project

DEATH to LIFE

23 states in the U.S. experienced a significant rise in opioid overdose last year. In the newest film by Nate Powers, DEATH to LIFE shines a light on the humanity behind the statistics, as you’re introduced to people whose stories are embedded in the very heart of this crisis.

4 AWARD NOMINATIONS
3 AWARDS WON
OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL 2020

  • Nate Powers
    Director
    Regret (2012), The Harboring (2015), The Business Man (2019)
  • Markus McFolling
    Key Cast
  • Chelsea McFolling
    Key Cast
  • Kurstie Elser
    Key Cast
  • Rodney Mullins
    Key Cast
  • Dalton Bishop
    Key Cast
  • Trevor Hancock
    Assistant Director
  • Nate Powers
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    49 minutes 14 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 24, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    21:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • DEATH to LIFE: Exclusive Community Screening
    Leavittsburg, OH
    United States
    January 26, 2020
    World Premiere
  • GloryReelz Christian Film Fest & Writer's Lab
    Livonia, MI
    United States
    June 12, 2020
    Michigan Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Inspired Faith Film Festival
    Sunrise, FL
    United States
    July 23, 2020
    Florida Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Great Lakes Christian Film Festival #GLCFF
    Buffalo, NY
    United States
    July 30, 2020
    New York Premiere
    WINNER: "Most Inspirational"
  • Depth of Field International Film Festival
    Nassau, DE
    United States
    July 31, 2020
    Deleware Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Christian Family Film Festival
    Ellington, NY
    United States
    August 8, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Nashville Film Festival
    Nashville, TN
    United States
    October 1, 2020
    Tennessee Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Hollywood Divine
    Mechanicsburg, PA
    United States
    October 1, 2020
    Pennsylvania Premiere
    WINNER: "Best Picture: Documentary"
Director Biography - Nate Powers

Nate Powers has been a filmmaker since 2010.
His work has gotten the attention of big names like Pulitzer Prize winning director, Vincent Laforet, after winning Best Short Film in G-Technology's Driven Creativity 2012. Nate has since dedicated a large part of his time to working in the music industry as a music video director and touring cinematographer.
With his newest project, DEATH to LIFE, Nate is attempting to take stories of hope in the midst of a drug epidemic, and launch them onto a national stage.

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Director Statement

I want to tell stories that matter.