37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024



Preceded by the short film Flop.

Phillip Tress lives in Jacksonville, Florida,and has decided to finally confess his undying love for his high school sweetheart. When the engagement ring he ordered doesn’t arrive before his flight to meet her, at her wedding to another man, he falls into a downward spiral that leads to anepic breakdown. Based on a true story, this gripping dark comedy of a universally shared struggle with customer service takes audiences on Tress’ transformation from a hopeless romantic to a bloodied, besieged man at war with the corporate world through his phone calls with customer service. Discussion with director Tyler Falbo and actor Michael Shenefelt, moderated by VAFF Advisory Board member John Harris


Saturday, October 26


8:30 PM


Violet Crown 5

Film Info

Director: Tyler Falbo

Runtime: 84 min.

Genre: Comedy

Year: 2018

Country: USA

Language: English

Featuring: Michael Shenefelt, Elyse Dufour, Eric Vega, Mia Jackson, Megan Hayes, Steve Coulter