Fast on the heals of their premiere, Karmic Courage is pleased to announce that their short film First They Came for…has been accepted as an official selection into the Really Big Short Film Festival. www.reallybigshortfilmfestival.org

The RBSFF is in collaboration with the Indiana Art fair that takes place Feb 22 and 23 at the Indiana State Museum. Official Selections will be show on the IMAX screen at the State Museum.

On February 22, at 7:30pm RBSFF will host the Awards Ceremony and screen the top 3 films.

On February 23, starting at 11am RBSFF will screen all the official selections in the festival in 4 blocks. The Niemoller inspired film, First They Came for…will screen in Block 2 begining at 12:30pm.

First They Came for…was filmed in High Definition making it an amazing sight to see on the larger than life IMAX screen and a “can’t miss” for festival goers.

ABOUT THE FILM: First They Came Foris inspired by the poem by Reverend Martin Niemoller of the same name. This short film is set in a not so distant future where a nondescript regime takes away various discriminated groups out of everyday situations where they are creating no crime, all the while, our Narrator (Scott Ganyo) watches this injustice happen and struggles between standing up and saving himself. 

ABOUT THE FILM MAKER:Named a “Naptown notable resident” by Indy.com as well as one of the “most talented writers around today” by the Writer’s Page, Kate Chaplin is an award-winning author and film maker whose projects have appeared on MTV, local television, in print and online. She is the author of The Belief Test and the writer/director of short films such as LOSS and First They Came for…She is the President of the Indy Writers’ Group and a proud mother of two beautiful girls. Kate proudly resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. Her dream is to one day work with Johnny Depp and get drunk in Ireland.

First They Came for…will be shown at the Really Big Short Film Festival, February 23. Tickets start at $9.00. For showtimes and tickets check out http://www.imax.com/indy, http://www.reallybigshortfilmfestival.org/

For more information about First They Came for, future Karmic Courage Productions, or to schedule an interview, email Kate Chaplin at karmiccourage(AT)yahoo(DOT)com.


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