Chapel Perilous
    2013, 14 minutes, color, U.S.A., Shorts Competition
    Winner of YouTube Audience Award
    Robin, a door-to-door salesman with nothing to sell, pays Levi Gold an unexpected visit. The ensuing encounter forces Levi to confront his true mystical calling and the nature of reality itself. A metaphysical comedy trip-out with Sun Araw.

    About the Director

    Matthew Lessner's feature debut The Woods premiered in the New Frontier program at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, following his short By Modern Measure, which screened at the Festival in 2008. He also directed the popular short Darling Darling (2005), starring Michael Cera, and numerous music videos. Lessner was recently awarded two grants from the San Francisco Film Society for his upcoming feature Terror Tuesday. He is currently in postproduction on his second, as-yet-untitled feature, produced by the team behind Chapel Perilous.

    Cast and Credits

    Director: Matthew Lessner

    Screenwriter: Matthew Lessner

    Producers: David Henry Gerson, Vanessa Gazy, James Alefantis

    Cinematographer: Paul Gleason

    Sound: Sean Evans, David Burg

    Camera Department: Taylor Fenno, Eitan Almagor

    Titles: Emily Snyder—Queen Quills Calligraphy

    Assistants: Paige Fisher, Zoe Andrikidis

    Principal Cast: Kris Park, David Henry Gerson, Bobby McGee, Cameron Stallones, Alina Aliluykina

    Contact: Corey Shaman / Caesura Media / c.shaman.caesuramedia@gmail.com / (202) 427-6932