Today is the start of the 25th annual Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference. At this year's festival filmmaker Daniel Laabs is presenting his feature film debut, JULES OF LIGHT AND DARK. Daniel took the time to chat with us about the film, his wonderful cast, the importance of film festivals and so much more. Here is our Interview with Filmmaker Daniel Laabs.
In present-day Texas, Maya (Tallie Medel) and her on again, off again girlfriend Jules (Betsy Holt) total their car after a night of backwoods raving and teen mischief. They’re rescued from the wreckage by Freddy (Robert Longstreet), a divorced oil worker whose stoic facade crumbles as he comes to see himself, and his repressed desires, in Maya. As Jules recovers, Maya and Freddy develop a rapport that dulls the debilitating silence of their small-town lives. Together, they subtly encourage one another to chase after what they want the most (or at least figure out what that might be).
Interivew with Filmmaker Daniel Laabs:
Thursday October 25, 2018 9:45pm – 11:15pm
Alamo Drafthouse Village 2700 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78757
Wednesday October 31, 2018 6:00pm – 7:30pm
State Theatre 719 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701