When light-hitting shortstop turned drive-time sports radio host Edward “Chip” Fuller learns his name will appear on a list of players linked to performance enhancing drugs, he is forced to explain his choice to colleagues, his listeners, and his family. This is the trailer for the short film version of VOR, currently in production.
The short film is based on the 2015 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference Finalist play, commissioned by PlayGround.
In his attempt to put some distance between himself and his brutish father, Patrick stumbles upon a marvelous game of exhibition baseball, where everything is real except the ball. Shadow Ball evokes a time when little boys could hardly wait until they were allowed to wear their first pair of long pants and African American players were forced to wait until they were allowed to play on integrated teams.
National Awards: 2007 Kodak Silver Award Winner for Excellence in Filmmaking
Official Selection: Mill Valley Film Festival, Mendocino Film Festival, Queensland Heart of Gold Film Festival, Harlem Film Festival, San Diego Black Film Festival, Dominican Republic Film Festival, San Francisco State University Film Finals
Best Short Film: Harlem Film Festival
Distribution: Official Best of Fest TV Series, Official Best of Fest DVDs, Heart of Gold Films, Spiritual Cinema Circle