United States / 2018 / 18 minutes
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? (Ageism)
Sun / June 9 / 4:30 pm
'The Pharaohs' is a fictional dark comedy about a woman in a senior living facility who is rejected by her former friends--a group of "mean girls"--because of her failing health. Things go from bad to worse as she confronts issues of rejection, bullying and isolation. In the end she makes a fateful decision with uncertain consequences for herself and others.
DC Shorts Film Festival – Winning Screenplay
Alexandria Film Festival
San Luis Obispo International Film Festival
The Women’s Film Festival
Maryland International Film Festival
Director(s): David Malouf
Producer(s): Patricia Meyers
Writer(s): David Malouf
Featuring: Mary Suib, Gale Nemec, Jamie Crown
Please note that this film is a part of a screening on Ageism/Elder Abuse. Some of the films in this screening contain coarse language, sexual content and nudity, and disturbing subject matter and tone.