2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

The Trust

Sunday, March 13
3:00PM - 4:33PM

Paramount Theatre
713 Congress Ave


Hashtags: #sxsw

A dramatic comedy about Waters and Stone, two nobody police officers who work in the evidence room of the Las Vegas Police Department. When Stone discovers an unusually high bail receipt in connection to a drug bust, the two friends set in motion a plan to find the source of the money.

Section: Narrative Spotlight
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2016
Runtime: 93min

Director: Ben Brewer, Alex Brewer

Executive Producer: John Jencks, Arianne Fraser, Delphine Perrier, Henry Winterstern, Jeff Rice, Lee Broda, Jason Miller, Charles Auty, Megan Forde, Simon Williams, Ted Cawrey, William V. Bromiley, Ness Saban, Julie Kroll

Producer: Molly Hassell, Braxton Pope, Brad Schlei, Mike Nilon

Screenwriter: Ben Brewer, Adam Hirsch

Cinematographer: Sean Porter

Editor: Lauren Connelly

Production Designer: Scott Kuzio

Sound Designer: Samuel Aronson

Music: Reza Safinia

Additional Credits: Co-Producers: Stephanie Pon, Glen Trotiner, Costume Designer: Mona May, Casting Director: JC Cantu

Principal Cast: Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood, Sky Ferreira, Jerry Lewis


Massachusetts-born writer/directors Alex and Ben Brewer are known mostly for their work in music videos, shooting promos for groups like Passion Pit, Alt J, and Foster the People. They won an MTV Video Music Award in 2015 for the video for Justin Bieber's "Where Are U Now".

Distributor: Jonathan Saba

Sales Agent: Highland Film Group

Publicity Contact
Tiffany Olivares



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