Michael edited Izzy Lee’s new weirdo existentialist film, The Obliteration of the Chickens – playing at The Boston Underground Film Festival

Synopsis: The universe does not care. The abyss is stupid. Narrated by author Bracken MacLeod, this Herzog-inspired fever dream uses 100% stock footage to reflect on the banality of existence.

Written, directed & produced by Izzy Lee
Narration by Bracken MacLeod / Edited by Michael J. Epstein

We've also worked on a number of other Izzy Lee films!


Upcoming Festivals:
The Overlook Film Festival - New Orleans, LA - May 30 - June 2, 2019


Previous Festivals:
Boston Underground Film Festival (World Premiere) - Cambridge, MA - March 24, 2019 - Plays with Assassinaut
Little Terrors - Toronto, Canada - March 26, 2019
Chattanooga Film Festival - Chattanooga, TN - April 12, 2019 - Plays in WTF Block

Nihil Noctem Films

Boston-based film production company specializing in short films in the horror, exploitation, black comedy, and cult genres.

'The Obliteration of the Chickens' (2019) Short Review - PopHorror

One of the things I love most about filmmaker Izzy Lee is that although I can always recognize her style, everything she does is unique and different from her previous project. This couldn't be truer with her newest short, The Obliteration of the Chickens.


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Matt Wedge reports from day two of the 2019 Chattanooga Film Festival

The Chattanooga Film Festival is one of the best festivals in the United States for new genre films and retro screenings of classic exploitation and genre fare. In its sixth year, the festival is being held April 11-14, 2019. Day two! Let's just jump right into it.