Experiencing Interruptions?


A lonely nine year old boy wants to save his mom from his abusive father, but he feels powerless in the middle of all the fighting until...

  • Michelle Tang
  • Michelle Tang
  • Michelle Tang
  • Reid Richards
    Key Cast
  • Cameron Pilliterri
    Key Cast
  • Hanna Gaffney
    Key Cast
  • James Rappa
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 18, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Metuchen High School
  • Garden State Film Festival
    Asbury Park
    Best Home Grown Drama (Student)
  • The Brightside Tavern Film Festival
    Jersey City
    Best High School Film, Best Ensemble, Rising Star Award
  • Barrymore Film Center Film Festival
    For Lee
    First Prize (Student Film)
  • Count Basie Film Festival
    Red Bank
  • Film Now Film Festival
    First Runner Up
  • Ridgewood International Film Festival
    Official Selection
  • Nj Film Awards
    No Screening
    Best High School Film. Best Young Actor (Reid Richards), Best Supporting Actress (Hanna Gaffney), Nomination for Best Actor (Cameron Pillitteri)
  • DC Independent Film Festival
    Washington DC
    Award Nominee
  • Carmarthen Bay Film Festival
    Carmarthen Bay
    Official Selection
  • Fastnet Film Festival
    Shortlist Nominee
  • Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
    South Jersey
    Gold Key, American Visions Award Nominee
  • Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival
    Red Bank
    Official Selecton
  • Do it Your Damn Self! Film Festival
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Official Selection
  • Swindon Film Festival

    United Kingdom
  • Woodstock Film Festival
    United States
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Michelle Tang

Michelle Tang is a 17 year old filmmaker (16 at the time of production) from Metuchen, NJ. She started filmmaking in 8th grade and hasn’t looked back. As one of a few filmmakers at her school, Tang entered film festivals to meet others who were as passionate about production as she was. Aside from film, Michelle loves science, her pets (Irma + Nugget), and food! Next year, she will be studying Film Production and Psychology at Princeton University.

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