2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

The Frontier

Wednesday, March 18
7:45PM - 9:13PM

Alamo Lamar C
1120 S Lamar Blvd


Laine, a young woman on the run from the law, turns up at The Frontier, an isolated desert motel. She is offered a job by Luanne, the owner, and, hoping to lose herself in the obscurity of the place, accepts it. But soon Laine realizes she has stumbled into an even bigger and more dangerous situation.

Section: Narrative Spotlight
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 88min

Director: Oren Shai

Producer: Dana Lustig,

Screenwriter: Webb Wilcoxen, Oren Shai

Cinematographer: Jay Keitel

Editor: Oren Shai, Humphrey Dixon

Production Designer: Lindsey Moran

Sound Designer: Trevor Gates

Music: Ali Helnwein

Additional Credits: Costume Designer: Yasmine Abraham, Music Supervisor: Bryan Bonwell

Principal Cast: Jocelin Donahue, Kelly Lynch, Jim Beaver, Izabella Miko, Jamie Harris, AJ Bowen, Liam Aiken


The Frontier is Oren Shai's first feature film. His short film, Heavy Soul, screened at SXSW '06. His next short, Condemned, has been praised by IndieWire, USA Today, and more. Oren received a BFA in Film from SVA in NY, and an MA in Individualized Studies from NYU. His writing appeared in film publications in the US, Israel, Italy, and Spain.

Sales Agent: Zac Bright, Preferred Content, 323-782-9193, zac@preferredcontent.net

Public Film Contact
Dana Lustig
Thieves Highway
(818) 481-4300

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Rene Ridinger



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