Fent is Bent

In the midst of a harrowing opioid crisis, this gripping narrative follows a moderator as they delve into the lives of a diverse group of individuals. Through intimate interviews conducted before, during, and after their struggles with opioids, the story unfolds, revealing the complex nature of drug abuse. The narrative’s moral underpinning reminds us that addiction looms in various forms, urging us to exercise caution and empathy in our choices. This moving fictional interview serves as a stark reminder that our decisions ripple through not only our own lives but those around us.

  • Jalen Juwan Hicks
  • Jalen Hicks
  • Jalen Juwan Hicks
  • Jalen Juwan Hicks
    Key Cast
  • Julian Ra’shon Hicks
    Key Cast
    "Subject 5"
  • Ifthi Zubair
    Key Cast
    "Subject "
  • Lashonda Renae Hicks
    Key Cast
    "Distraught mother"
  • Roger Hicks
    Key Cast
    "Distraught father"
  • Miles Parker Hanes
    Key Cast
    "Subject 2"
  • Natasha Reiko Miyano
    Key Cast
    "Subject 1"
  • Larry James Stewart
    Key Cast
  • Hector Santos
    Key Cast
    "Character "
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Noir, mocumentary
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 9, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - California State University Northridge
Director - Jalen Juwan Hicks