Shadow And Act has the exclusive debut of Exhaust, a new short film starring Jimmie Fails. Fails starred in last year’s critically acclaimed A24 film, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, which was loosely based on his life.

Exhaust was written and directed by Luke Jaden.  Set in Detroit, the psychological thriller follows a young man (Fails) running for his life.

Watch the film in full below:

Additional credits:

Ricky Blumenstein (Giant Little Ones, L.A. Times., The Strange Ones), Anthony Curis, JJ Curis, Phil Wurtzel and Peter Shin executive produced the film.
Diane Michelle (Goodnight), Ele Bardha (I’ll See You In My Dreams, Cash Only) and Chris Rossi  (Meadowland) produced the film.
Lucy Best Radtke edited the film.
Damien Van Der Cruyssen (Uncut Gems, Waves, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Zola, It Comes at Night) colored the film.
Jacques Greene is the music composer.
Jacob Ribicoff (The Light Between The Oceans, Manchester by the Sea, The Wrestler) is the sound designer.
Zachery David Elwart is the director of photography. The film was shot on 16mm film. 


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