2015 Schedule
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God Bless the Child

Thursday, March 19
12:00PM - 1:34PM

Satellite Venue: Marchesa
6226 Middle Fiskville Road

Five siblings, from one to thirteen, spend a day on their own, uncertain whether this time their depressed and unreliable mother is really gone for good. Harper, the eldest and the only girl, looks after her brothers as she always does, as their day descends into fantasy and chaos. Set in Davis, California.

Section: Visions
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 94min

Director: Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck

Producer: Robert John Thomas, Laura Heberton

Screenwriter: Robert Machoian, Rebecca Graham

Cinematographer: Robert Machoian

Editor: Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck

Sound Designer: Kirstin Anderson

Additional Credits: Editors: robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, Dialogue Editor: Miik Dinko, Sound Designer & Re-recording Mixer: Dave Nelson

Principal Cast: Harper Graham, Elias Graham, Arri Graham, Ezra Graham, Jonah Graham


Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck have been making films over the past five years by any means possible. Chosen for Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of 2010, they have premiered three shorts at Sundance. Their feature, Forty Years From Yesterday, premiered at LAFF and Locarno in 2013.

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