SOME BEASTS - Narrative Feature - 90 min - 2015
One of 10 Projects Selected for the 2014 IFP Narrative Lab
One of 5 Projects Selected for US-in-Progress Wroclaw 2013
Written and Directed by Cameron Nelson
Working in an insular farming community in Appalachia, Sal Damon, a modern-day Thoreau, seeks solace from a past relationship. After a sudden death in the community and the discovery of a feral child living on the lam, Sal must reconcile his place in a world that lives outside of the law.
SOME BEASTS is the debut feature of Dallas writer/director Cameron Bruce Nelson and stars Frank Mosley (UPSTREAM COLOR), Lindsay Burdge (A TEACHER), and Heather Kafka (PIT STOP).
This film was made possible with the generous support and partnership of the Austin Film Society, the Dallas Video Association, US-in-Progress, and the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP).
Dallas International Film Festival - Special Jury Award for Cinematography - 2015
IndieMemphis Film Festival - Ron Tibbett Excellence in Filmmaking Award - 2015
IndieMemphis Film Festival - Jury Award for Best Poster - 2015
Virginia Film Festival - Programmer's Award for Best Narrative Feature - 2015
Special Jury Award for Outstanding Performance (Frank Mosley) - Sarasota Film Festival - 2016
Dallas International Film Festival - Dallas, Texas - April 9-19, 2015 WORLD PREMIERE (Shared with NaFF)
Nashville Film Festival - Nashville, Tennessee - April 16-25, 2015 WORLD PREMIERE (Shared with DIFF)
Sidewalk Film Festival - Birmingham, Alabama - August 27-30, 2015
IndieMemphis - Memphis, Tennessee - November 3-10, 2015
Virginia Film Festival - Charlottesville, Virginia - November 5-8, 2015
Columbus International Film and Video Festival - November 5-14, 2015
arasota Film Festival - Sarasota, Florida - April 1-10, 2016