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Project of the Day: 'Kensho at the Bedfellow'

By Indiewire | Indiewire March 11, 2014 at 4:00PM

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
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Kensho

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

"KENSHO AT THE BEDFELLOW"

Tweetable Logline: KENSHO AT THE BEDFELLOW is a film about a guy in New York City searching for freedom and fulfillment in all the wrong places.

Elevator Pitch: 

Dan is 33 and trapped by almost everything. Reeling from the death of his sister, Dan’s nihilism has smothered his passion as a playwright as his mindless consumption pushes him towards the edge.

A glimmer of hope emerges when he's reunited with Kate (a beautiful but troubled childhood friend), yet his desperate search for freedom continues to submerge him into an odyssey of self-destruction.

What he ultimately finds in his darkest hour, however, is illumination beyond his wildest comprehension. But can he fully metabolize his experience? Does he deserve it? And how is it relevant to the world ... ?


Production Team:

Brad Raider (writer/director/producer)
Blake Brewer (producer)
Steven Klein (producer)
Adam Edrington (producer)
Aliki Paraschis (line producer)
David Rodriguez (cinematographer)
Hannah Stoddard (production designer)
About the Production: 

KENSHO AT THE BEDFELLOW is a Hero’s Journey in the guise of a dramatic, often funny, and sometimes gritty narrative. The film explores the nature of fulfilment, relationships, social conscience, sex, death, life purpose, and the role that self-reflection plays on the global stage.

Our intention as filmmakers is to make not only a fiercely entertaining story, but also a transformative film that has the potential to enliven the awareness of viewers. We recognize the potential of cinema to uplift, inspire, and catalyze a profound examination of our human experience so that going to the movies becomes a consciousness-expanding event.



Current Status: Having completed principal photography, we're currently fund-raising for post-production and pick-ups.

For more information and to support this project: Indiegogo Page

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