Florida Premiere

DIRECTED BY Kevin Contento

Country: USA
Language: English

Running Time: 11min
Film Year: 2018
Category: Knight Made in MIA Short Film Award

Aaron steals a backpack full of rabbits, which he hopes to sell for cash. An encounter with a lost falcon searching for its falconer beckons him to repent and return to his divine origin. In glistening black and white cinematography, “Hierophany” finds a visual expression of an eternal cerebral struggle to understand the intangible presence of spiritual power in our lives.

This film screens as part of SHORTS 1



Director: Kevin Contento
Producer: Frank O'Neill, Kevin Contento
Screenwriter: Kevin Contento
Production Company: One Love Picture Classics

Music: Michael Gayle
Cinematographer: Chris Blandon, Kevin Contento
Editor: Askeda

Cast: Jean Voltaire, Wiltavious Mckelton, Roy Thompson Jr.

Kevin Contento

Kevin Contento is a Colombian-American filmmaker who grew up in South Florida. A University of Central Florida alumni, he majored in Cinema Studies. He earned his MFA for Screenwriting and Directing from the graduate film program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. “Hierophany” (2018) is Contento’s directorial debut.