Set in 1956, an African American woman struggles with the death of her child. With Evelyn, her depression is dramatized and amplified by the use of an ever-increasing Greek chorus (played by multiple African American women). As her sorrow grows, so do the amount of women representing her emotions.
BIO: Eric Pumphrey is an actor and award-winning filmmaker from Los Angeles. His latest short film Evelyn x Evelyn won Best Short Screenplay at the Denver Film Festival and the Short Film Audience Award at the Atlanta Film Festival. The film was also a finalist in the 22nd Annual HBO Short Film Competition at this year’s American Black Film Festival. As an actor, Eric most recently portrayed David Dennis in HBO’s Emmy-nominated All The Way, and he amassed a cult following in the popular web series The Online Gamer. Eric also co-founded the YouTube channel Reckless Tortuga, where he produced and directed content for over one million followers and garnered over 250 million views. Eric’s other filmmaking credits include the feature film Babysitter (producer), which premiered at SXSW, and Let's Be Civil, Kenneth! (writer/director).
Cast/Featuring: Natalie Paul, Jocko Sims
Executive Producer(s): Angelo Pullen
Producer(s): Tommy Savas, Luke Baybak, Judy Craig, Jenna Marie Johnson
Director(s): Eric Pumphrey
Screenwriter(s): Eric Pumphrey
Cinematographer(s): Erik Sohlstrom
Editor(s): Natan Moss
Production Designer(s): Andi Meckna, Robbie Meckna
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