Duplass Brothers Indie TV Showcase

A showcase of four independently produced pilots by Duplass Brothers Productions featuring "Penelope", "Ryley Walker and Friends","The Broadcast", and "The Long Long Night". Mark Duplass, Mel Eslyn, Natalie Palamides, Courtney Pauroso, and Barret O’Brien will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening.

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In an absurd dystopian future, two female scientists find themselves responsible for the world’s only remaining televised news source.

Ryley joins one of his songwriting idols, Bridget St. John, at her cabin in upper New York where they share a meal, make some music, and compare manicures.

Feeling out of place in the modern world, 16-year-old Penelope finds herself almost cosmically drawn to nature. With no plan in place, she leaves her family behind for the beguiling wilderness where she begins to establish a different kind of life for herself. As she learns by necessity, survivalism coalesces with coming of age in this poignant tale.

It's been six months since that disastrous night in the motel room, and these two guys are nowhere near over it. "The Long Long Night" is a tragically comedic TV series that follows Pete and Carroll, best friends since kindergarten, as they scramble to build adult lives that contain some semblance of meaning and purpose. The show’s stars, real-life childhood friends Mark Duplass and Barret O’Brien, created the 6-episode first season over the course of two-and-a-half years.

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100 mins