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Emerging Visions

The Catechism Cataclysm

Director: Todd Rohal


Narrative Feature |  USA |  2011 |  HDCAM |  81 MIN


Father Billy, a young priest, is forced to take a sabbatical by his superiors when he is discovered telling inappropriate parables to his flock. Billy tracks down his high-school idol Robbie, who begrudgingly agrees to a canoe trip. On the water, the two men reminisce about Billy's days as the keyboardist in a Christian band and Robbie's as a guitarist for a metal band. When night approaches, they realize they have lost their way--and that's when things get weird.


Director: Todd Rohal

Producer: Megan Griffiths, Lacey Leavitt

Cast: Steve Little, Robert Longstreet, Walter Dalton, Miki Ann Maddox, Koko Lanham, Rico

Screenwriter: Todd Rohal

Cinematographer: Ben Kasulke

Editor: Alan Canant

Sound: Christopher Koch

Music: Joseph Stephens

Director Bio


Todd Rohal wrote and directed The Guatemalan Handshake, which he theatrically self-distributed around the world with a single 35mm print. He participated in the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriter’s lab in 2009 and has collaborated on projects with filmmakers Cory McAbee, Jeff Krulik and the band Ola Podrida.


Sales Agent: Cinetic

Print Source

Name: Littleman, Littleman, Littleman & Biggs


Phone: 703-346-1663

Address: 001 Eastlake Ave East #6

City: Seattle

State: WA

Zip: 98102


Screening Time

Friday March 18



Rollins Theatre

701 West Riverside Dr


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