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UNCLE SILAS

Expected Guests: Co-director, Producer, Actor Rebecca Brillhart
Directed By: Co-directed by Sayra Player and Rebecca Brillhart
2018 / USA / 15 mins. / Narrative

Plays with: GIRL HEARTED

Upon the birth of her child, Maureen’s brother Silas appears at the door. Their relationship strained the two struggle with their wants and needs in the face of his ongoing drug addiction. Raw and redemptive, a moving look at the personal realities of an epidemic.

 

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Sayra Player

Co-Director, Writer, Actor

Sayra is a member of the Actors Studio and a Co-Artistic Director of The Collective NY. Her acting credits include "Inside Amy Schumer” and “Blue Bloods.” Mentorships with Ellen Burstyn, Estelle Parsons, and Elizabeth Kemp have helped her unlock the powerful potential of female leaders in the arts.

 

 

Rebecca Brillhart

Co-Director, Producer, Actor

Rebecca is the founder of production company Elephant Cinema, focusing on original narrative and documentary cinema. Originally a cameraperson, her work now extends to Directing and Producing with projects ranging from Emmy Award-winning The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross to the “Law & Order” franchise.