Us Against The World
Director: Andrea Kuehnel
Producer: Andrea Kuehnel, Anastasiya Rul
Writer: Andrea Kuehnel
Cinematographer: Trenton Mynatt
Editor: Daniel Wulf, Andrea Kuehnel
Synopsis: JOHN, a prison guard on death row is speechless when he realizes that the prisoner, who is scheduled to be executed in a few hours, is none other than his old childhood friend, FRANK. The two of them share a difficult moment over Frank’s last meal while their childhood memories vividly come back to life. But reality catches up with them when the clock strikes the final hour and the execution team enters to carry out the inescapable task.
Screening Time: 12:15 pm
Saturday, September 24th, 2016
Web Site: https://www.facebook.com/uatwfilm
Andrea Kuehnel – Director & Producer: Born and raised in Germany, Andrea obtained her MFA in Film Production from the University of New Orleans in 2015. During her studies Andrea worked on multiple student and independent short films with her main focus on producing and directing. Her master’s thesis film Us Against The World won the award for Best Screenwriting and Best of Fest at the UNO Film Fest 2015. The film was also selected to screen at the New Orleans Film Festival 2015, where it was awarded a Special Mention for Best Sound in a Louisiana Short Film. Before venturing into film, Andrea worked as a video journalist for a local TV station in Germany for several years. Andrea is a Fulbright alumni. She currently resides in New Orleans, where she pursues her passion of filmmaking.