Truth Lies Upstream by Robb Rokk

Fishing Buddies; One searches for long lost answers, the other bent on revenge.

Desoto Arts Institute and Rockwell Visual partner once again for a short film titled Upstream to be directed by Robb Rokk and produced by Jesaiah Burnett.  DAI film students will crew the film which is to be entered into the Memphis Film Prize competition.


Detective Bob Blackwood – played by Johnny McPhail

Hank Goodson – played by Dale McNair

Wayne Kinsey played by Daniel Johnson

Sheriff Deputy Sam – played by Dylan Wheeler

Store Owner Earlene – played by Susan McPhail 

Young Kinsey – played by Nathaniel Bullard

Waitress played by Ashley Arnoult


Memphis Film Prize LogoThe top ten finalist films are shown on Friday August 2nd and Saturday August 3rd. Each ticket holder sees all ten films in a block then is allowed to vote for their favorite three films. Five judges account for50% of the vote and the audience accounts for the other 50%. So we need everyone to come vote. Get your tickets here and come out to Memphis Film Prize to support DAI and independent local film.


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