Some Beasts

March 27, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Event Category: Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
Admission: Tickets $15, Members $12

Champagne Reception: 6:00 PM 
Film Screening and Filmmaker Q&A: 6:30 PM

Some Beasts is about Sal Damon, a modern-day Thoreau, working in an insular farming community in Appalachia who seeks solace from a past relationship. After a sudden death in the community and the discovery of a feral child living on the lam, Sal must reconcile his place in a world that lives outside of the law.

Some Beasts is the debut feature of Dallas writer/director Cameron Bruce Nelson, and stars Frank Mosley (Upstream Color), Lindsay Burdge (A Teacher), and Heather Kafka (Pit Stop).

“Some Beasts announces Nelson as a significant, uncompromising new voice in American independent cinema.” —Graham Williamson, Vérité Film Magazine

“A masterpiece of organic imagery.” —Rachel Gibson Shepherd, Truth on Cinema

“A must-see.” —Chase Whale, Dallas Observer

This film was made possible with the generous support and partnership of IFP, USin- Progress, the Austin Film Society, and the Dallas Video Association.

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This screening is in part, brought to you by the generous sponsorship of Jean Carper. Southern Circuit screenings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts, a regional arts organization, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information about Southern Circuit and South Arts please visit

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