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Tweetable Logline: Seniors at a prom night party wander into an abandoned prison at the edge of town and return changed forever.
Elevator Pitch: It’s prom night…What could go wrong?
THE HONOR FARM is a unique coming-of-age thriller that follows high school senior Lucy’s prom night, where she abandons the usual prom night script for a dark and surreal adventure to a local satanic hideout with a wild gang of kids and a handsome boy she barely knows.
Karen Skloss, Director (PBS Independent Lens’ SUNSHINE)
Louis Black, Executive Producer (Co-Founder SXSW; The Austin Chronicle, PBS Independent Lens’ THE GREAT INVISIBLE)
David Hartstein, Producer (WHERE SOLDIERS COME FROM)
Lee Daniel, Director of Photography (BOYHOOD, DAZED AND CONFUSED)
About the Film: Though THE HONOR FARM is definitely a scary movie, it’s got another purpose. Films by and for women are definitely on the rise and this movie lends a female voice to an age-old struggle —the pain of finding out who you are. Anyone who dares to remember junior high can testify that coming of age can be a horror story in and of itself. Told through a young woman’s lens, this film explores how society doesn’t offer many meaningful rites of passage for teens; a story intended to empower and encourage viewers to go deeper than consumer culture typically allows.
Current Status: We’ve completed a portion of the film, but we’re raising funds to complete production and get this film out into the world.