In competition

Topside

Directed by Celine Held and Logan George
USA 2020
Runtime 90'

Deep in the underbelly of New York City, a five-year-old girl and her mother have claimed the abandoned tunnels as their home. After a sudden police-mandated eviction, the pair are forced to flee aboveground into a brutal winter night.

Screenplay
Celine Held, Logan George

Cinematography
Lowell A. Meyer

Editing
Logan George

Music
David Baloche

Sound
Joanna Fang, David Forshee

Art Direction
Nora Mendis

Costume Design
Begoña Berges

Cast
Celine Held, Zhaila Farmer, Jared Abrahamson, Fatlip

Producers
Anthony Bregman, Peter Cron, Kara Durrett, Jonathan Montepare, Melina Lizette, Josh Godfrey, Daniel Crown

Executive Producers
Kimberly Steward, Adrienne Becker, Christy Sptizer-Thornton, Yoni Leibling

World Sales
Endeavor Content

Press Office
Claudia Tomassini
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World Sales
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35. SIC

Celine Held and Logan George (1990) are a co-writer/director duo. Their work as a team has premiered in competition at Cannes Film Festival (2018 Palme d’Or Nominee), Sundance Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, SXSW, among many more. They were recently named among Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film”. Topside is their debut feature film.