In a small town where relationships are everything, a young girl's mysteriously rigged ballot sends the involved young citizens astir and [politically] against each other (sound familiar?), threatening to dismantle the new community the Mayor-Architect has built.

  • Julianna Piechoczek
    High Maintenance, Don't Trust the B in Apt 23
  • Jaime Mac
    Going Dark
  • Alyssa Berdie
    Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
  • Jarrod Zayas
    Key Cast
    "John Barickle"
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Television, Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 14, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Waco Family & Faith International Film Festival
    Waco, Texas
    United States
    February 6, 2020
  • Best of Latin America Short Film Festival
    Santa Monica, CA
    United States
    July 24, 2020
  • London Eco Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    November 2, 2019
  • First-Time Filmmaker Sessions
    Pinewood Studios
    United Kingdom
    December 15, 2019
  • The BeBop Channel Content Festival
    New York
    United States
    June 4, 2020
  • The Lift-Off Sessions
    United Kingdom
    February 16, 2021
  • nukhufest
    New York
    United States
    November 9, 2019
  • 48 Hour Film Festival
    New York City
    United States
    August 1, 2019
Director Biography - Julianna Piechoczek

Julianna Piechoczek is an Award-Winning Actress and Polish-American Director. She's written an 8 episode psy-fi series, and a psy-fi medical pilot she's currently in pre-production on. She's known for her roles on HBO's "High Maintenance," recurring role as "Ellen" on ABC's "Don't Trust the B---- in Apt 23," and her role as "Lola" in the feature film "Sanctuary." She trained at Sanford Meisner's Playhouse West in Los Angeles, and The Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) Theatre in New York. Her Best Actress Award was won with a Cannes Officially Selected Director.

She's performed for several networks and many national commercials.

In 2012, she was in 2 films at the Cannes Festival and attended. She starred in the musical "The Fantastic Clown Club;" and played a supporting role in "Choices," which won Best Narrative Short.

She speaks fluent Polish. A University of Florida alumna, she has a Bachelor's Degree in English and Anthropology.

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Director Statement

I wanted to depict a very small problem that happens in a town, and magnify the comedy and dynamic of each individual's reactions. We are so proud to have been accepted to 6 festivals, and be a Semi-Finalist film!