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FUROCIOUS! | WORST CUSTOMER EVER! - great doc about a delivery man (actually a comedy-horror short)

Check out excellent naturalistic indie movie WHALE on Amazon

Here's the trailer for WHALE:

Whale_movie trailer from Amir Motlagh on Vimeo.
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Check out the movie on Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/Whale-Amir-Motlagh/dp/B01DTIKG62/

About the movie -

Cameron is a 29 year old Iranian American, heartbroken and suffering from a never ending bout of writers block. But shits no joke to our hero, who goes back to mommy's house in Orange County California trying to figure out what went wrong with his life. Will reacquainting with his old high school friends steer him into the right path, or do all signs point toward suburban oblivion? -The film uses a cast made up of mostly non-actors, including Motlagh's real life parents. Many of the cast were first seen in Amir Motlagh's first short film, Dino Adino (2001). By using an alternative narrative style, the film destroys the lines of fiction and documentary by engaging the audience in a way that traditional narrative fictions cannot. -Quotes- “WHALE is beautiful in ways I never expected. Lyri…

How to be happy

1 - Appreciate existence

2 - Decide to be happy (decide that you would like to be happy, then look for reasons and methods to make that happen - see #3)

3 - Find a ton of reasons to be happy - easy to do, they are all around - in past, present, and the possible futures

4 - Take action that leads to results that make you happy

5 - Be happy

Hope everyone has a great holiday season!

- Sujewa

Agnes the Alien movie Facebook page link, update on other projects

Started work on a new film - a sci-fi comedy feature, no budget (but awesome) called Agnes the Alien.  Here is the Facebook page for the movie - https://www.facebook.com/agnesthealienmovie/.
We hope to finish shooting the film and edit it by the end of January and start sending it out to film festivals in February.

Werewolf Ninja Philosopher update - We did 1 make up test on 12/1.  Prepping for another one.  Other prep work continues until the end of Feb.  We hope to shoot in March, and edit and complete in April and start sending the movie out to film festivals in April.

Breakthrough Weekend update - BW got a great review from Village Voice back in 2014, and it played the Breakthrough Festival NYC at Anthology Film Archives in 2014, and now the new version of the movie is almost done.  We hope to release it on Vimeo and then on other platforms at the end of December.

Brooklyn Fantastic will be edited this winter and sent out to festivals this winter.  More info on that movie later this …