Spent Saints, a series of short-films, is set to be released on Amazon Prime. Check it out here --->
Spent Saints is set to be digitally released through Amazon Prime on September 1st, 2019!
Based on Brian Jabas Smith’s best-selling collection of lyrical short stories, Spent Saints is twelve linked short films which follow the life of Julian Grayling, an abused and bullied adolescent who escapes torment by training hard be a champion teen bicycle racer, and, later, frontman of rock n’ roll darlings Spent Saints, only to see his dreams crushed after refusing to sell out to an infamous producer. Plunging to the depths of poverty, alcohol and crystal meth addiction, Julian finds himself in a Phoenix, Arizona barrio where he falls in love with a nude dancer, Serena. Moving to Detroit to reinvent himself as a journalist, his body gives out, and he loses his job, girlfriend, and house. It is only when he faces down his underlying demons of depression that Julian escapes, with body and spirit intact.
Spent Saints was filmed in three states by ten up-and-coming directors, and features Michael Villar (Skin) and Justin Shilton (Little Miss Sunshine), alongside Ian Michaels and Shira Weitz, with Miss Maxim 2018 Runner-Up Carla Tempesta, underground rock legend Jonathan Paley and daughter Violet Paley, and a guest appearance by the storied Miss Pamela Des Barres. Featuring music by Gilby Clarke, Cait Brennen, Frankie & The Studs, Super J Lounge, Beat Angels, Billy Sedlmayr, Kenny Tudrick and more.
In support of the release, three cultural events will take place in Los Angeles (featuring Angie Bowie) on August 25th at Beyond Baroque, in Phoenix on September 6th at Alamo Drafthouse and in Tucson at MOCA on September 7th. Readings, music and a screening of the series will take occur at each venue.
You can check out the schedule for the events below: