Downstream Sneak Preview and Trailer


Today Famous Monsters sent us a bit of news regarding the screening of a new film directed by Simone Bartesaghi, Downstream. The sneak preview will take place on Wednesday, February 24th at 7:30 PM. This will be the LA Premiere of the movie presented by the American Cinematheque, The Egyptian Theatre.

After the film there will be a Q&A with director Simone Bartesaghi, co-director, writer and producer Philip Kim and actors Jonathon Trent and Jono Roberts. Tickets have gone on sale and you can pick them up at Fandango. Below is the synopsis for the film followed by the trailer.

Wes Keller (Jonathon Trent) lives in a near-future dystopia where the world’s oil supply has dried up, food is scarce and the female population has severely decreased due to cancer epidemics. What remains is a barbaric landscape in which a human life is considered currency. In the face of these atrocities, Wes attempts to retreat to a mythical world (possibly real, possibly imaginary) run on a substance known as "Plutopia."

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