"A masterfully directed story of a son learning harsh truths at the hands of his embittered father." - Scott Macaulay, Filmmaker Magazine, Spring 2013 (bit.ly/1vO6vI2)

Festivals/Awards: SXSW, Locarno, BFI London, Student Academy Award Finalist, Ann Arbor, Mill Valley, Cleveland, Cucalorus, Best Student Short/East Lansing Film Festival. Newport Beach, Mitten Movie Screenings.

Read the Director's Statement/Production Notes: bit.ly/1sTPslt

Selected Press:

"Able to pack more of an emotional punch in just 15 minutes than many studio feature films."
- Katie Walsh, Indiewire's The Playlist (bit.ly/1z1iZx2)

"The film is excellently written. Subtle, and filled with details and plot points which are called back, it is a great showcase of Kohl’s emerging talent."
- Jason Sondhi, Short of the Week (bit.ly/ZCWrTV)

"A corrective tonic to the triumphalism of food culture."
- Nathanael Johnson, Grist (bit.ly/1wD0mMw)

"Sit back and watch quality short filmmaking at work."
- Marbelle, Director's Notes (bit.ly/1puxRvu)

"A brutal piece of work... remarkable for the intensity of its images and the devastating performances of its leads."
- Comics Bulletin

Behind the Scenes - "Bold Choices: Making the 'Film-to-Table' Short Film The Slaughter,"
- Filmmaker Magazine (bit.ly/1oqonqk)

Starring - Michael Shamus Wiles (AMC's Breaking Bad) | Eli Bridges

facebook.com/theslaughterfilm | twitter.com/jasonbkohl | contactjkohl@gmail.com

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