Run This Town

Run This Town

After graduation, Bram gets his dream job at a local newspaper. In his mind he’s the next Woodward (but he’s probably more of a Bernstein). A year in, he realizes that maybe the paper business is no longer what he’d seen in the movies. Instead of investigative journalism, he is writing easily consumable Top 10 Lists - Best Hot Dogs in the City! Ten Ways to Tell You Grew Up in the 90s! After the paper is hit with another round of layoffs, Bram stumbles upon a potentially explosive story involving the city’s controversial mayor. But he needs to beat the mayor’s smooth talking aide, Kamal, to the punch. This could be Bram’s big break — if he had any idea how to be a real journalist.



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Director

Ricky Tollman

Credits

Director: Ricky Tollman
Executive Producer: J.C. Chandor, Neal Dodson, Anna Gerb
Producer: Randy Manis, Ricky Tollman, Jonathan Bronfman
Screenwriter: Ricky Tollman
Cinematographer: Nick Haight
Editor: Sandy Pereira
Production Designer: Chris Crane
Sound Designer: Nelson Ferreira
Music: Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Principal Cast: Ben Platt, Nina Dobrev, Mena Massoud, Damian Lewis, Jennifer Ehle, Scott Speedman

Contact

Publicity Contact
Susan Engel, PMK-BNC
Susan.Engel@pmkbnc.com
(212) 373-0114
Sales Agent
CAA

Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband
Year: 2019
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Drama
Screening Section: Narrative Spotlight
Screening Format: Narrative Feature
Country: Canada, United States
Language: English
Runtime: 99:00 mins