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The Shabbos Bigfoot

Morris and Miriam Friedman are hosting the Seder with their three adult children. Daughter Sarah has brought a date, a cryptozoologist with more than a passing contempt for religious tradition.

  • Patrick Coleman Duncan
    Jes and Lora, Hollywood The Hard Way, A Mock Time: A 'Star Trek' Wedding
  • Patrick Coleman Duncan
    Jes and Lora, So, What's In Jericho?, Misery Date, Hollywood The Hard Way, A Mock Time: A 'Star Trek' Wedding
  • Patrick Coleman Duncan, Arnie Benn
  • Rebecca Metz
    Key Cast
    Shameless, Better Things, Fargo, American Horror Story, Nip Tuck
  • Andy Goldenberg
    Key Cast
    Bad Timing, GoldenTusk Youtube Channel
  • Patrick Coleman Duncan
    Key Cast
    Parks and Recreation, Days of Our Lives, Guiding Light
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  • Runtime:
    21 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 21, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    Mini DV
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Director Biography - Patrick Coleman Duncan

Award winning screenwriter and director, Patrick has recently directed and written the short film "Jes and Lora" which has been selected by 24 Festivals and received 7 Awards to date.

His short screenplay "The Last Anniversary Dinner" won best one page short script competition at 2016 WildSound Feedback LA and his feature script "From Here On" was a Finalist in The Monthly Film Festival and Lift Off Los Angeles Film Fest.

His script "Misery Date" was selected for the Youtube Channel WMM Originals sketch show in 2014 in which he starred.

His other short films as a writer/director included "Hollywood The Hard Way," "A Mock Time: A 'Star Trek' Wedding" and he wrote and starred in "So, What's In Jericho?"

He currently co-ordinates a monthly evening of test screenings for films in progress with the Hollywood film collective We Make Movies

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Director Statement

"The Shabbos Bigfoot" happened in 2006 ... AND then again in 2017 with a new cut and refurbished picture and sound. It's a labor of love about families and "hidden creatures."