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Filmmaker Guy Davies Explores Adolescent Liberation in Philophobia Exclusive Poster Premiere


Filmmaker Guy Davies Explores Adolescent Liberation in Philophobia Exclusive Poster Premiere

Philophobia Poster

The poster for writer-director Guy Davies’ drama, ‘Philophobia.’

Philophobia Still

Joshua Glenister in Guy Davies’ ‘Philophobia.’

The act of teenagers exploring who they truly are, and how they fit into society, especially in a small town, can often lead to them to liberating themselves from oppressive situations. The characters in the upcoming drama, ‘Philophobia,’ particularly protagonist Kai, who’s played by Joshua Glenister, is a prime example of adolescents forging their own paths to freedom.

In honor of ‘Philophobia’ bringing that teenage freedom to fruition when the film has its World Premiere on Sunday, October 13, ShockYa is exclusively premiering its poster. The movie is set to debut at the Heartland International Film Festival on the 13th at 4:30pm at the AMC Castleton Square Theater in Indianapolis. The World Premiere will be followed soon thereafter with a West Coast premiere at the San Diego International Film Festival on Thursday, October 17 at 2:30pm at the Theatre Box, with more festivals to follow.

‘Philophobia’ was written and directed by Guy Davies. In addition to Glenister, the movie also stars Harry Lloyd (‘The Theory of Everything‘), James Faulkner (‘Game of Thrones’) and Kim Spearman. The drama was produced by Fablemaze’s Toby Cook and Matt Cook.

Set in the rolling hills of the English countryside, ‘Philophobia’ is a picture of small town adolescence. One week of high school remains for Kai, an aspiring writer, and his friends. How they choose to spend this time will awaken sexual desires, cost one of them their life, and leave them all changed forever.

For more information on ‘Philophobia,’ visit the film’s official website, as well as its Facebook page.

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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