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September 28, 2020 8:49 pm

Five Indie Films and Filmmakers of the week: #7!

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Film Forecaster is a huge supporter and advocate for independent films and filmmakers. Thus, we decided that they needed more love and we are here to feature the indies in the film industry! We ALL start somewhere.


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Are you a filmmaker, actor/actress, writer, producer, director, critic, or even distributor of independent films? Get in touch with us, because we would love to interview and feature you AND your work!

Our list of five this week:

  1. Amy Porterfield – FB
  2. Dead Lies – Site, Twitter
  3. Magdalena – Site, Twitter
  4. The Hollow Men – Site, Twitter
  5. Milton’s Secret – Site, Indiegogo




Amy Porterfield

I’m just a girl from a small town in Virginia trying to make it big. Please follow me on my journey to Hollywood. I will be working toward being in movies, commercials and such.Its a life long dream of mine that Im making come true.

Actress Amy Porterfield is currently spreading the word about A Place to Call My Own. This is an intense and complex psychological thriller with some pretty frightening paranormal elements. A contemporary Southern Gothic tale of murder, insanity, and horrific skeletons in the closet.

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Check out Amy’s facebook page for her projects, headshots, and musings!


Dead Lies

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100% Fan-funded independent film – The Fiveway Movie Project, by performing regular fundraising events on Twitter, aims to raise up to 25,000 to make the Dead Lies movie, a thriller/horror set in Lincolnshire, UK.

Donate at the site!




Alejandro (played by Sevier Crespo) returns to his home in Puerto Rico to help his sister Magdalena (Betsy Landin) get her life together, only to find out from an old acquaintance, Detective Garcia (Carlos Esteban Foncesca), that Magdalena has gone missing.

Led to a bar in old San Juan, he discovers that not only was Magdalena working as an exotic dancer, but she was dating a drug dealing surfer, Laz (Mike Falkow). Here Alejandro tries to piece together the events that led to her disappearance and struggles to wrap his head around the interconnected nature of all the characters. Upon discovering that the bar manager, Michael (David Paladino), has a dark history and a millionaire philanthropist Roman (Robert Ricucci) is not just here to build an orphanage, Alejandro starts to realize that not everything is as it seems.




The Hollow Men

The title of our film is inspired by the poem The Hollow Men by T. S. Eliot.

Sanctions against the trade of conflict diamonds prompt The Arcobaleno, a trio of aging kingpins and warmongers, to reassess the nature of their partnership and the nature of the lives they have led. Their private war draws two con-men into a race against a sociopathic assassin where the prize is a fortune in blood diamonds.


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The Hollow Men, is an independent film filmed and set in Detroit in the early 2000’s. It is a crime drama with the styling of a classic western and is inspired by the works of T.S. Eliot and Sergio Leone. The film explores the moral introspections of men driven by greed and violence who must face their own mortality and the legacy that they have created.



Milton’s Secret

A dramatic feature film based on the book by Eckhart Tolle and Robert S. FriedmanMilton’s Secretis a coming of age story about an 11-year-old boy growing up in an economically depressed suburb, and the elderquest of his grandfather. Milton’s troubles seem to be coming from every direction. His mother and father are workaholics with marital and financial problems, and he is being bullied at school. Fear and dread are everywhere. When his unconventional grandfather visits, Milton learns that rehashing bad experiences and worrying about the future are preventing him from finding true happiness in the Now.

Author: ECKHART TOLLE # 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Now and A New Earth, two of the most influential spiritual books of our time.

Co-Author: ROBERT FRIEDMAN – The visionary co-founder of Hampton Roads Publishing, and the publisher of Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch.




Attached Cast: Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner PETER FONDA




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By G+ Author: Dan Mullins.


Dan Mullins

I write for - Check it out! I love films - old and new. Writing, editing, and researching for my own screenplays.