69 Jonson Street
Byron Bay NSW 2481
A Political Story – Final-year project of Lauren C. Carroll, a student at the New York Film Institute. Unlike her fellow classmates who choose pure entertainment, Lauren decides to make a politically committed film.
The Activist – A political thriller during the Wounded Knee insurrection in the USA in 1973. During the insurrection, Marvin and Bud, two Native American activists, are arrested and thrown in jail. In jail, they must face two officers monitoring their every move and join forces with a young lawyer assigned to their case. Why does a Nixon representative visit them in jail? And a Senator? And a Hollywood star? What is Nixon’s role? During the seventies, the world keeps spinning and tension arises in this simple jail in the middle of nowhere…
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