Sophia and Michael collaborate with Without Your Head’s Neal Jones on short documentary, Umbilicus Desidero playing at GenreBlast IV Aug 29-Sept 1 Alamo Drafthouse Winchester, VA

Earlier this year, Neal Jones' body was forever changed by a surgery. This 4-minute, satirical doc explores how Neal's life has changed.

Shot by Sophia and directed and edited by Michael, the film features family guest appearances by Neal's mother, Brenda Jones and his brother, Troy Jones. It also includes visits from Johannes Grenzfurthner and Jim McDonough.

Coming soon to a festival near you!

Upcoming Festivals:

Sanford International Film Festival - Oct 16-19, 2019 - Sanford, ME

Past Festivals:
Silicon Beach Film Festival - June 16 - Los Angeles, CA
Happenstance Horror Fest 2019 - Jun 15 - Haverhill, MA - Winner Audience Choice Award for Funniest!
Weird Wednesday 0711 - Weird Short Slam - July 31, 2019 - Stuttgart, Germany
Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival - Aug 23 - 29, 2019 - Buffalo, NY
GenreBlast IV - Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2019 - Winchester, VA (Nominated for Best Micro-Short)
No Coast Film Fest - Aug 31, 2019 - Emporia, KS
Shawna Shea Film Festival - Oct. 3 Starlite Gallery 129 Hamilton St., Southbridge, MA - 7:30 PM (w/Reed Unbound: The Joel M Reed Story) (Winner Best Short Documentary)
Imaginarium Convention Independent Film Festival - Oct 11-13, 2019 - Louisville, KY (Runner Up Best Documentary)

 

 

'Umbilicus Desidero' (2019) Movie Review: A Goodbye Letter To Neal's Belly Button - PopHorror

For the last year or two, I've gotten to know Neal Jones and his courageous journey. When I heard about his short, Umbilicus Desidero , I knew I had to see it even if it wasn't something that I would typically cover at PopHorror.

Watching Movies - Umbilicus Desidero - Without Your Head

Review of "Umbilicus Desidero" by The Headless Critic

Umbilicus Desidero (2019) - IMDb

Directed by Michael J. Epstein. With Neal Jones, Johannes Grenzfurthner, Jim McDonough, Brenda Jones.