Friday, February 16th
5:00 – 7:00PM
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Directed by Robert T. Herrera
Lead Cast: Libby Bibb, Olajuwon Davis
USA / 2017 / 77mins
Eugene, an inner-city teen, escapes the city streets and hides away on a Midwest city rooftop during the 4th of July holiday. He is found by Holly, a widowed alcoholic, who lives in the secluded rooftop dwelling with her Boston terrier. They commit to spending the day together above the city as they wait for a hopeful resolve to Eugene’s situation. As their day passes, their friendship grows, and their personal realities begin to catch up with them. Written and shot in St. Louis one year before the events of Ferguson and shooting of Mike Brown took place a few miles away.
Robert T. Herrera is a Texas-born and St. Louis-based artist and filmmaker. He shot, directed, and edited the award winning feature documentary, The Gray Seasons, which played at over a dozen festivals and earned worldwide distribution. Herrera was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas and attended Baylor University and Washington University in St. Louis where he studied architecture, art, and literature. He directs, writes, consults, and develops content for brands, agencies, production companies, networks, and Fortune 50 companies for promotional, entertainment, and fine art use. Herrera lives in St. Louis City with his wife, daughter, and Boston Terrier.