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2021 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Jared Frieder’s Three Months

2021 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Jared Frieder’s Three Months

A micro indie project flying low on the radar actually had a tremendous upswing from the get-go when Jared Frieder saw his screenplay land on the infamous Blacklist circa 2015 (it was even announced by legend Killer Films producer Christine Vachon wtch the vid. Along the way, Frieder would benefit from the Sundance Diversity Initiative and so with a lot of patience, a Los Angeles production start date back in September of 2019 and a quartet of the next Gen of American indie film producers in Drew P. Houpt, Alexander A. Motlagh, Lucas Joaquin, and Alex Scharfman backed the project. Three Months proposes a look HIV via comedy — circa 2011. Troye Sivan toplines this project.

Gist: After being exposed to HIV the weekend of his high school graduation in 2011, a punk gay teenager from Miami attempts to start a new relationship with a someone from his support group as they try to endure the three months it takes to get accurately tested.

Production Co./Producers: Drew P. Houpt, Alexander A. Motlagh, Lucas Joaquin, Alex Scharfman.

2020 American Film Festival in Poland

Prediction: NEXT.

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available.

2020 American Film Festival in Poland

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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