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Darkness follows a television faith healer while he’s striving to be the best in Texas. (WINNER Texas Best Short - El Paso Media Fest 2020)

  • Justin A. Rodriguez
    Lush (2018)
  • Justin A. Rodriguez
  • Justin A. Rodriguez
  • Josh Skurnik
    Key Cast
    "Mr. James Henry"
  • Jeaux Bartley
    Key Cast
    "Mrs. Mary Henry"
  • LaVar Veale
    Key Cast
    "Agent Bogues"
  • Jorden Heitkamp
    Supporting Cast
    Ray Miller
  • Norma Villa
    Supporting Cast
    Pam Villa
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  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 31, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    7,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • SA Local Filmmaker Grant
  • The El Paso Film Festival 2019
    El Paso, Texas
    United States
    October 24, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Norman Film Festival 2019
    Norman, Oklahoma
    United States
    September 13, 2019
    Official Selection
  • The Lost River Film Fest
    San Marcos, TX
    United States
    October 13, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Top Indie Film Awards Summer 19'

    Winner Best Short Film , Winner Best Sound
  • Rockport Film Festival 2019
    United States
    November 2, 2019
    Official Selection
  • El Paso Media Fest
    El Paso, Texas
    United States
    January 19, 2020
    Texas Best Short Film
  • South Texas International Film Festival
    United States
  • Victoria Tx Independent Film Festival
    United States
  • San Antonio Film Festival 2020
    San Antonio
    United States
    August 8, 2020
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Justin A. Rodriguez

Justin Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and is one of the up and coming directors in Texas. This year is a good year for Justin Rodriguez as he won the SA Filmmaker Grant for his second short film GLOSSOLALIA w/ already 8 festival selections and counting. Also, this year he is nominated for a Lone Star Emmy for his job (as a Technical Director) at NBCUniversal. Watch out for this director that uses realism and rawness as the themes for his films.

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Director Statement

"I only want to create stories about the RAW realities of Life." - Justin A. Rodriguez