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Thursday, April 30, 2009

All Falls Down

Three best girlfriends hang out together every day on their subway commute to and from school. It's during this daily commute that they encounter a group of boys. Relationships form, decisions are made and each person is challenged to figure out who they are and what they want from a relationship.

All Falls Down addresses decision-making by looking at the influences of friendship, communication, peer pressure, substance abuse, and self-esteem.

All Falls Down was written by Chantel Woolridge (15 years old) from Brooklyn, New York. Directed by David Koepp (Secret Window), shot by Mark Benjamin (Slam) and produced by Ezra Swerdlow (Wag the Dog).

The film is followed by a behind the scenes look at All Falls Down. It includes interviews with Chantel Woolridge, director David Koepp, the actors and Scenarios USA's co-founders. It was directed by Verena Faden, a Scenarios USA alumnus, 2002.

Click here for the full cast and crew.

•2004 New York City Contest Winner, New York City, NY
•Aired on Showtime, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Free Speech TV, Chat The Planet, SNAP TV, Varsity Television, and local public cable channels across the country
•Screened at the 2007 Urban Film Series Tour in Washington, DC as part of the 4th annual Black History Month Film and Discussion Series
•Selected and Screened as part of the prestigious 2005 IFP Market
•Screened at the Westport Youth Film Festival, Independent's Film Festival, Miami Short Film Festival, Black Harvest Film Festival
•Used in school districts across the nationCheck it out Crystal Hanton is definitely in several scenes.

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