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Tunnel Vision: Calvin Lee Reeder Sees Into the Future with “The A-Frame”

Tunnel Vision: Calvin Lee Reeder Sees Into the Future with “The A-Frame”

It’ll be a full decade between features (he was nonetheless busy directing tons of shorts including under 5-minute masterpiece “The Procedure” (a 2016 Sundance Film Fest selection), Calvin Lee Reeder (2013’s The Rambler) is set to return to the feature film directors chair with the futuristic set The A-Frame. Production is set to begin this month with a cast comprised of Johnny Whitworth, Nik Dodani and Dana Namerode. Part of the producing team we find Cole Payne, Angelia Adzic, Vincent Grashaw (What Josiah Saw), Ran Namerode and Craig Zobel (The Hunt). Here’s the synopsis:

A quantum physicist develops a machine that creates a tunnel between our universe and a sub-atomic parallel universe. In his quest to prove the machine’s efficacy, he inadvertently discovers a radical treatment for cancer when transporting rats between dimensions. He now recruits human subjects raising the stakes to further legitimize his effort.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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