Award of Excellence – Profaned (USA)

Title: Profaned
Runtime: 30 min
Country: USA 
Director: Steven Paul Wolf, Ryan Simmons
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: September, 2022

Synopsis: Profaned explores the relationships between the homeless and society through expressionism. The film aims to make the audience feel ambivalence towards the vagrant. On one hand, he lies in an attempt to acquire money to fuel his addiction. On the other hand, he suffers from his addiction and past trauma.