There will be a Q&A on Saturday June 11th with Felix Thompson and key cast members after the 7:10pm screening at Cinema Village in NYC.
King Jack is also available On Demand on Amazon, iTunes, and FandangoNOW
Jack is a scrappy fifteen year-old kid stuck in a run-down small town. Trapped in a violent feud with a cruel older bully and facing another bout of summer school, Jack’s got all the problems he can handle. So when Jack’s aunt falls ill and his runty younger cousin must stay with him for the weekend the last thing Jack wants to do is look after him. Unfortunately no one really cares what Jack wants. Set over a hazy summer weekend, King Jack is a tough and tender coming of age story about friendship and finding happiness in rough surroundings.
FELIX THOMPSON (Writer and Director)
Felix Thompson is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. His previous short films have been in competition at festivals such as SXSW, Tribeca and the BFI’s London Film Festival. His first short film “Bedford Park Boulevard” was awarded a grant from the National Board of Review and also picked up the top prizes at NYU’s First Run Film Festival in 2010. “King Jack” is his first feature film and was selected for the Sundance Creative Producing Labs along with producer Gabrielle Nadig. Felix received his MA in Screenwriting from the Royal Holloway University of London and currently lives in New York City.