American Paradise

American Paradise

A grandfather attempts to pull his two grandsons out their collective boredom with a twisted fairy tale, right out of Trump's America. Based on a true story, "American Paradise" is a story of desperation and disguise. Featuring characters from the upcoming Sundance-supported feature, "The Last Black Man in San Francisco."




Director:  Joe Talbot
Executive Producer:  Tamir Muhammed, Julianna Hernandez
Producer:  Khaliah Neal, Carlton Evans, Rob Richert, Luis Alfonso De la Parra
Screenwriter: Joe Talbot
Cinematographer: Lorenzo Hagerman
Editor: Luis Alfonso De la Parra, Joe Talbot
Production Designer: Jona Tochet
Music: Miles Ito, Joe Talbot
Principal Cast: Sky Elobar, James Brooks, Jimmie Fails, Prentice Sanders, Jim Anderson, Keely Dervin, Steve Tanabe


Public Film Contact
Khaliah Neal
Publicity Contact
Christa Scherck
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Genre:  Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Screening Section: Narrative Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Short
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 18 mins