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Virtual Arcade

World Premiere

USA | 12 MINUTES | Amharic, English |

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In the near future, self-driving taxi services employ “safety drivers,” a transitional measure of comfort for passengers. On his first day, Musay, an Ethiopian immigrant with 40 years of driving experience, picks up a couple habituated to the service. Not content, nor comfortable, with merely sitting, Musay insists on driving instigating a series of events with substantial consequences.

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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Steven Schardt

Steven Schardt is an independent producer whose credits include Humpday, Your Sister’s Sister, and Men Go to Battle (Tribeca 2015). He wrote and directed the short Cavalier, and co-directed the film Treatment (Tribeca 2012) with Sean Nelson.
Project Creator
Steven Schardt
Producer
Megan Griffiths
Cinematographer
Nathan M. Miller
Editor
Fred Beahm
Audio Director
C. Andrew Rohrmann
Cast
Desalegn Kassa, Zemenay Kassa, Jonathan Kassa, Yonnas Getahun, Dessie Zewdu, Eric Riedmann, Emily Chisholm

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Caitlin Bruner
Tribeca Film Festival
New York, NY 10013
cbruner@tribecafilmfestival.org
Project Contact
Steven Schardt
The VR Organization
Seattle, 98122
vr@vrorg.org