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The Obolus

A fairy tale for adults, seen through the eyes of a child. THE OBOLUS journeys with Michael (Jarrod Bailey), a boy who has lost his parents, to the mysterious world of the Bridgman (Tony Amendola), the keeper of an ancient and beaconing lighthouse perched at the slopes of a shallow cliff. With his companion Jacob, a stuffed elephant, and his own curiosity, Michael must summon his deepest strength and courage before unknowingly profound question.. where am I?



Previous screenings

23 Apr – 30 Apr | Palm Beach, United States
23 Jul – 1 Aug | Stony Brook, United States
24 Jul – 30 Jul | Hollywood, United States

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