HOW TO BREATHE IN KERN COUNTY
9’ / USA / 2019

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SYNOPSIS
As the workday grinds to a halt, a gathering of street racers makes way for the backroads of Bakersfield to find catharsis.

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CREDITS
Director: Chris Filippone
Cinematographer: Chris Filippone
Associate Producer: Erin Semine Kökdil
Voices: Jonathan Alvarez, Ivan Jimenes
Music: Patrick Lamborn
Editor: Chris Filippone
Production Assistants: Nico Sandi, Paloma Martinez


SCREENINGS

Berlinale (Berlin International Film Festival), 2019
Chicago International Film Festival, 2019
New Orleans Film Festival, 2019
Hamptons International Film Festival, 2019
Denver Film Festival, 2019
Aesthetica Short Film Festival, 2019
Festival International Signes de Nuit, 2019
Subversive Film Festival, 2019
Antimatter, 2019
MIDBO (Muestra Internacional Documental de Bogotá), 2019
FestiFreak (Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de La Plata), 2019
Istanbul International Experimental Film Festival, 2019
San Diego Underground Film Festival, 2019
Palm Springs International Shortfest, 2019
Vimeo Live Director’s Commentary, 2019
Drunken Film Festival, 2019


WITH SUPPORT FROM

The Foundation for Contemporary Arts