First Run Film Festival | Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
20 minutes min
Gidéon Vérité explores the unconventional world of failed actor, Gidéon Yeal. In Gidéon's theatrical, colorful, and eccentric universe, the B Mafia controls the film industry and all aspects of everyday life. When, famous director Smiley Stevens is murdered while shooting his latest project, the B Mafia hires Gidéon to play the part of Smiley until the film is finished.
Lounge-singing darts champion Ray finds his prayers are answered, literally, when he receives a box of love-inducing darts, which he uses to resolve a strange romantic triangle that involves his dream girl, his best friend and himself.
In a 1920s drama, the son of a racist producer befriends a blackstage actor to alter the very course of his vaudeville production house.