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HOUSE OF SAINTS \ 14 min \ USA

A study of retribution and atonement, House of Saints follows Reggie Scott – a jazz lover and former convict released after serving a thirty-two year sentence for murder – as he returns to his childhood home, a monument to the influence of his well-to-do influential family of doctors and educators. 

FESTIVALS/AWARDS

Best Documentary – Avondale Towne Cinema Short Doc Festival 2018; Best Short, Honorable Mention – San Francisco Black Film Festival 2017; Best Southern States Short – Southern States Indie FanFilm Fest 2017; Best Southern States cinematography - Southern States Indie FanFilm Fest 2017; Best Southern States director - Southern States Indie FanFilm Fest 2017;  Indie Grits Film Festival 2017; San Francisco Black Film Festival 2017; San Jose International Short Film Festival 2017; South Carolina Underground Film Festival 2017; Southern States Indie FanFilm Fest 2017; Avondale Towne Cinema Short Doc Festival 2018

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Gerry Melendez

Gerry Melendez has been a professional photographer, filmmaker and visual artist for over 26 years. Melendez was born in El Salvador and made his way to the U.S. after a civil war broke out in his country. He has won numerous accolades for his work and continues to pursue a passion for storytelling while raising a family in Columbia, South Carolina.

All from this director.

SPEAK YOUR TRUTH!