Filmmaker Name: John Blankenship
Film Name: Pastime
Length of film: 3:45
In 50 words or less, what’s this film about?
A lone boy searches an apocalyptic time capsule for pieces of days gone by.
What inspired you to make this film?
Two films that inspired the setting for the film is George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead and Stand by Me. The innocence and forced maturity when faced in terrible living conditions. The nostalgia of boyhood.
Name your Top 3 Films of All Time:
What a difficult question. With a gun to my head I would choose Taxi Driver, and Reservoir Dogs. Lastly
What’s your connection to Mississippi? (If you don’t have one, why did you apply to a Mississippi festival?)
I love the culture and history of Mississippi specifically Blues and its influence on my life. I had the opportunity to visit Beale street and it was everything I hoped!