GOD BLESS THE CHILD
Director: Robert Machoian & Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
United States, 2014, 92 min
WINNER: Best Cinematography
Cast:Harper Graham, Elias Graham, Arri Graham, Ezra Graham, Jonah Graham
Crew:Producers: Laura Heberton, Rob Thomas - Cinematographer: Robert Machoian - Editing: Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck - Writers: Robert Machoian and Rebecca Graham
Harper, the oldest sister of five, is put in a position to care for her four younger brothers. Elias the crazy, Arri the sensitive, Ezra the strong and Jonah the baby. What should just be a normal day in their lives, turns into a day of fantasy and chaos.
About the director
Robert Machoian Born in the small town of King City, California, and raised up in the Do-It-Yourself punk rock culture, Robert has been making films over the past four years, by any means possible. His second short film, CHARLIE AND THE RABBIT, made with Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010 and traveled the festival circuit playing in over thirty festivals. Three years later, he returned to Sundance 2013 with two short films, additionally in 2013 he finished his first feature FORTY YEARS FROM YESTERDAY that he made with Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, it premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival 2013, and internationally at Locarno Film Festival 2013. - Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck Born in Davis, California, Rodrigo grew up influenced by underground Hip Hop, which builds itself on grit and passion. For the past six years he has been making short and experimental films. His second short film, CHARLIE AND THE RABBIT, made with Robert Machoian, went on to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010 and traveled the festival circuit to play in over thirty film festivals. In 2013, Rodrigo made his first feature FORTY YEARS FROM YESTERDAY with Robert Machoian it premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival 2013, and internationally at Locarno Film Festival 2013.