Working in an insular farming community in Appalachia, Sal Damon, a modern-day Thoreau, seeks solace from a past relationship. After a sudden death in the community
and the discovery of a feral child living on the lam, Sal must reconcile his place in a world that lives outside of the law.
SOME BEASTS is the debut feature of Dallas writer/director Cameron Bruce Nelson, and stars Frank Mosley (UPSTREAM COLOR), Lindsay Burdge (A TEACHER), and Heather Kafka (PIT STOP). This film was made possible with the generous support and partnership of IFP, USin-Progress, the Austin Film Society, and the Dallas Video Association.
★★★★★ (out of 5) “Some Beasts announces Nelson as a significant, uncompromising new voice in American independent cinema.” —Graham Williamson, Vérité Film Magazine
"A masterpiece of organic imagery.” —Rachel Gibson Shepherd, Truth on Cinema
“A must-see.” —Chase Whale, Dallas Observer
Recommended for ages 13 and up. All patrons entering the theater must have a ticket regardless of age. Student, senior and military discount available. SMDCAC 16/17 subscribers enjoy complimentary tickets to the screening. Contact the SMDCAC Box Office for details.
The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers is a program of South Arts. Southern Circuit screenings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information, visit www.southarts.org