Austin-based director Kevin Machate’s Promise Me offers a personal look at assisted suicide. The short drama is set during the final moments shared between Stella (Gayland Willams), a dying woman and her son Owen (Craig Night) on the eve of Stella’s assisted suicide. Promise Me will screen 8:15 p.m. Nov. 1 during the Austin Film Festival as part of the "Everything’s Shorter in Texas" shorts program. Kevin Machate previously directed the short comedy #RIP, which played this year’s Austin Revolution Film Festival.
Aired: Oct. 15, 2015
Web sites: http://www.kevinmachate.com/ and http://www.austinfilmfestival.com/