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Directed by Stephanie Szerlip

Cast: Amy O'Neill, Jack Kilmer, Logan Polish

A small-town teenage girl, fueled by the hope of leaving her boring surroundings, entertains the increasingly sinister advances of an Internet friend in this beguiling riff on Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”

Director’s Bio

Stephanie Szerlip is a director based in Los Angeles.

The Follower is produced by Sarah Winshall (Clara’s Ghost, Sundance 2018; Las Sandinistas!, SXSW 2018) and shot by Sean Price Williams (Good Time, Her Smell), with a score by noted experimental-pop musician James Ferraro.|

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The Nitehawk Shorts Festival MIDNITE program continues to bring the very best in new genre voices onto the big screen. This program of twelve international shorts highlight a range of fright; from tense coming-of-age thrillers to the kind of creepy tales that keep you up at night.

Dates & Times


Nitehawk Cinema Williamsburg

Thu, Nov 14
9:30 pm

Nitehawk Cinema Williamsburg

Sat, Nov 16
12:20 am