Unlikely Action Hero (2018) – Jennifer Varenchik
Bringing the quirky action comedy of the 90s back (with a bit of 70s flair) Jennifer Varenchik’s first dive kick into action hits the film festival scene!
UAH is a short film starring William Garcia and Alex Talavera as two henchmen up to no good getting the jump on their victim’s unsuspecting kid brother, played by Courage.. which takes a turn for.. a rather unexpected event in itself.
see the trailer
Director – Jennifer Varenchik
Varenchik (Tohono O’odham) is an American Indian director, writer and producer from Danville, CA now in Hawaii pursuing a dream to make a critically acclaimed film in every genre and change the landscape for indigenous women artists in the independent filmmaker community.
Other than Unlikely Action Hero (2018), she is best known for directing the drama Security (2017) about the life of a couple experiencing a difficult decision as one of them is landing a new corporate job at the same time their partner is joining an indigenous environmental movement against that same corporation. See her interview about it below!