After MacArthur's savings are stolen from his FEMA trailer, he and his cousin Natt take work gutting a house. The Second Line was a national finalist for the Student Academy Awards® and has played at Sundance, SXSW, and the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Length: 20 minutes
Premiere: New York
Principal Cast: Al Thompson, J.D. Williams, Dane Rhodes, Karen Pritchett, Saida Arrika Ekulona, Brittany Parker
Screenwriter: John Magary
Producers: Geoffrey Quan, Myna Joseph, Nelson Kim
Director of Photography: Chris Teague
Production Designer: Mara LePere-Schloop
Music: Kai Gross
John Magary grew up in Dallas. A recent graduate of Columbia University's film division, he has written and directed several short films, including Site in Fishkill Creek, We Are All Guerrillas, What's It Like There?, and Our National Parks. John received a Grand Marnier Film Fellowship for his essay, "Shock to the System: Adolfo Aristarain's Time for Revenge," which was presented at the New York Film Festival and published in Film Comment.