As an award winning indie filmmaker, father, and lover of spicy foods, Randy Lee Beasley seems almost the perfect fit as host of the 2015 Prairie State Film Festival, but really it is his drive and passion for all things he does that got him that title! Beasley began filmmaking at a very young age and prides himself on not only producing film, but also producing festivals as of 2015 when he started the Smokey Night Film Festival to great success. Beasley has a few short films of his own screening at our 2015 event and will be on hand all day anxious to meet all of you! Be sure to look him up while your at the event for a quick photo and conversation!Read More
A man barricades himself inside his apartment and refuses to give to the police what they want.Read More
Anita Nicole Brown stars in this drama / thriller about a woman who has been pushed to the edge of killing herself by a verbally abusive husband (Willy Adkins). When she finally attempts to pull the trigger the results are not as expected!Read More
Two siblings try to put aside their personal differences and disdain of each other in order to cook a meal for their parents on their anniversary, even though they’re on the verge of divorce.
It may sound like Sam Hill (Michael Schmid) has the perfect life.. A beautiful wife, a job and a house.. Well, until you spend a day in his shoes. Life is far from grand for this poor guy. Find out just “What In The Sam Hill” is going on!Read More
We Were Monsters And Detectives follows two 16-year old girls over the course of a summer in a forgotten town, where they face the challenges of adolescence as they discover that growing up doesn’t always mean growing together.
After an encounter with a prostitute makes for an unintended end, Jason finds something out about himself that will change his life forever. He must quickly decide if he will accept this new mind and body-altering condition, or choose to change his fate for good. Will Jason dare to be selfless or selfish; either way, both will eventually lead to a very painful ending.Read More
A FEATURE FILM BY RYAN ROMAN!Read More
Eddie’s life is about to end but not before he makes one final trek to profess his love for the nurse at the end of the hallway.
Mac is a collectible store owner, business man, and loyal friend. When a documentary of him and his friend dressed as super heroes bombs (Their part of the film was cut, and thrown in the deleted scenes section), Macs friendship is tested, as his friend Erik continues to go out and try to fight real crime. You can guess, it doesn’t go well for Erik, and Mac has to cope with a strong hardship.Read More