We’re very excited to announce that Washington Square Films features Save Yourselves! and The Evening Hour, directed by roster director Braden King, have been selected for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic Competition. Both films will hold their world premiere at the Park City, Utah event. The production joins a legacy of Washington Square Films premieres at Sundance, including The Sound of Silence (2019), Crown Heights (2017), Golden Exits (2017), Margin Call (2011) and many more.
Save Yourselves! / U.S.A. (Directors and Screenwriters: Alex Fischer, Eleanor Wilson, Producers: Kara Durrett, Mandy Tagger, Adi Ezroni) — A young Brooklyn couple head upstate to disconnect from their phones and reconnect with themselves. Cut off from their devices, they miss the news that the planet is under attack. Cast: Sunita Mani, John Reynolds, Ben Sinclair, Johanna Day, John Early, Gary Clark. World Premiere.
The Evening Hour / U.S.A. (Director: Braden King, Screenwriter: Elizabeth Palmore, Producers: Lucas Joaquin, Braden King, Derrick Tseng) — Cole Freeman maintains an uneasy equilibrium in his rural Appalachian town, looking after the old and infirm while selling their excess painkillers to local addicts. But when an old friend returns with plans that upend the fragile balance and identity he’s so painstakingly crafted, Cole is forced to take action. Cast: Philip Ettinger, Stacy Martin, Cosmo Jarvis, Michael Trotter, Kerry Bishé, Lili Taylor. World Premiere.”
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