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Emergency (2022)

Opens on May 20

Director: Carey Williams Run Time: 105 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2022

Starring: Donald Watkins, Maddie Nichols, RJ Cyler, Sabrina Carpenter, Sebastian Chacon

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

Premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. Three college students are ready for a night of legendary partying but their night is ruined when they find a drunk girl passed out in their living room. Now they must weigh the pros and cons of calling the police, fearing that they won’t be believed.

“Takes a tried-and-true buddy comedy formula and updates it for a new generation.”

—Brian Tallerico for

About the filmmaker:

Hailed by Filmmaker Magazine as one of 2018’s New Faces of Independent Film, Carey Williams is a director bringing a unique and visually striking cinematic eye to the exploration of the human condition. His films have garnered awards from Sundance, SXSW, and Seattle International to name a few. He has honed his craft as a mentee with Ryan Murphy’s Half Foundation, and held directing fellowships with HBO Access and Film Independent’s Project Involve.

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