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Cavalry Charge #1


Lucas McNelly

Sep 15 2021

3 mins read


Welcome to the first Cavalry charge! The idea here is pretty simple. Below you'll find 5 indie films that could use your help in some way. Check them out and see if any interest you.

Here we go!

A Crowdfunding Campaign

Traveller (Caitlin Innes Edwards)

We start on Kickstarter, with Caitlin Innes Edwards' film Traveller:

A woman living in the aftermath of a global disaster is travelling across terrain. After encountering a loose horse in the wilderness, a playful display of trial and error sees the two forming a deep companionship, one that gives her hope for the road ahead. 
But in this landscape, law and order has broken down. The threat of others is rife. There's the terrifying sense they're being hunted…

Traveller is currently 79% funded as it enters its final week.

A Film to Watch for Free

The Sleepless (Michael DiBiasio-Ornelas)

The Sleepless is a micro-budget NYC comedy with shades of Richard Linklater about two insomniacs who meet and wander the streets in the course of a single night. It's everything you would expect from that premise.

A VOD Rental

Chompy & The Girls (Skye Braband)

The very first Cavalry show was for a Marty Lang film, so it's only fitting to include this film Marty produced. It's just out on VOD.

A troubled woman meets her father for the first time and their encounter goes from awkward to alarming when they witness a man swallow a little girl whole.

It's on all the places where you can rent films.

A Film to Rate on IMDb

Everything in the End (Mylissa Fitzsimmons)

Currently cleaning up on festival circuit, Mylissa Fitzsimmons' debut feature was shot in Iceland in 10 days and it looks pretty great.

Stranded in a small village during Earth’s final days, a man seeks solace in the brief human connections he encounters.

A Trailer to Watch

And because this is the first Cavalry charge, we'll end with the teaser for my upcoming film.

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Got a film you think we should feature? You may recommend a film by emailing lmcnelly [at] However, IF you recommend your own film you are required to submit 1 other project that is not your own film to the submissions list. There's no submission fee and also no guarantee we'll watch your movie.

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