Montana International Film Festival | Billings, MT Sept 19-23, 2018

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Screening Time:
Babcock Theater, Sept 15 | 8:15 pm

Directed by Sam Upton | Narrative Feature | USA, 89 mins | Montana Premiere
Q&A with director Sam Upton and producer MaryAnn Tanedo after the screening.

A washed up, alcoholic ex-prizefighter makes a comeback to boxing after his top heavyweight contender son is wrongfully blinded in the ring.


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The short film Goldblooded will play before Gun.

Directed by Tom Botchii Skowronksi | USA, 9 min

Synopsis: A homeless drifter with traces of pure gold in his blood, accidentally unleashes his secret while experimenting with extraction methods and everyone wants in on the fortune.


GUN CREDITS

Starring: Sam Upton, Mark Boone Junior, Jared Abrahamson, Kate Vernon, Cassi Thomson, Laila Ali

Written and Directed by SAM UPTON, Producer MaryAnn Tanedo, Cinematographer Darrin Nim, Editor Kurt Nishimura,


Gun Trailer


PAST AWARDS

  • AUDIENCE CHOICE - BEST FEATURE - Beverly Hills Film festival
  • BEST DIRECTOR - Beverly Hills Film Festival
  • AUDIENCE CHOICE - BEST FEATURE - Los Angeles IFS
  • VANGUARD AWARD for OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN FILMMAKING - Los Angeles IFS
  • MUHAMMAD ALI INSPIRATION AWARD - Louisville's International Festival of FIlm
  • BEST FEATURE - Mindfield LA
  • BEST FEATURE - Honolulu Film Awards