August 31, 2018

"BROWN FISH" by Troy Deutsch at FilmQuest on Sept 13

BROWN FISH a short film by alumnus Troy Deutsch will be showing on Thursday, September 13 at FilmQuest Festival in Provo, UT. The film stars alumni, Sean Kazarian and Kelsie Jepsen who graduated from the Actor Training Program alongside writer and director, Troy. Troy's film is part of the Taste The Rainbow shorts block #10 starting at 8:00 p.m., featuring all LGBT filmmakers. FilmQuest Fest describes the Taste The Rainbow shorts block as "a dynamic, and provocative selection of films from the LGBT community that celebrates love, diversity, monsters, revenge, and the best pot pie you ever tasted." "Our film is now officially crazy enough to be welcomed into the realm of horror/sci-fi/fantasy/and the beyond..." Troy said. BROWN FISH is based on a short play from Troy's collection of one-acts, IN A TILTED PLACE, which premiered at IRT Theater in New York City in 2015. FilmQuest tickets are available for the entire festival, featured films, short blocks and more at Student discounts available.


SYNOPSIS: It all starts with a missing goldfish and a strange smell. Now a young woman’s world spins out of control, as she goes to meet her friend in the park.

DIRECTOR’S / FILMMAKER’S BIO: Troy Deutsch is a filmmaker and playwright from rural Minnesota living in New York City. He studied with Nicky Silver as part of The Vineyard Theatre’s Playwriting Workshop.

IMAGES FROM THE FILM: Image One, Image Two