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The Procession

Shorts in Competition: Narrative

World Premiere

USA | 12 MINUTES | English |


Julie tearfully asks her brother, Jason, and their Mom to attend the funeral of a friend. Mom and Jason reluctantly agree to go to the service, but not the burial. But after the service, famished and trying to drive off, their car gets stuck in the funeral procession.


Directed by Robert Festinger

Robert Festinger attended NYU film school and worked as a script reader at HBO Films. There he discovered the short story Killings by Andre Dubus, which he adapted with director Todd Field into In the Bedroom, earning him an Oscar® nomination. He wrote the 2011 film Trust and makes his directing debut with The Procession.
Production Designer
Michael Fitzgerald
Costume Designer
Frank Helmer
Director of Photography
Joel Deutsch
Robert Festinger
Primary Cast
Lily Tomlin, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lucy Punch
Executive Producer
Jill Stern
Robert Festinger
Lucia Zucchetti, A.C.E.
Tatiana Kelly, Roberta Munroe
David Rubin, C.S.A., Richard Hicks, C.S.A.


Technical Contact
Robert Festinger
Damfino Films, Inc
3780 Tracy Street Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 818 384 6613
Director's Agent
Lucinda Prain
Casarotto Ramsay & Associates
Phone: +44 (0)20 7287 4450
Sales Agent
Tatiana Kelly
Serena Films
914 Hauser Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 917 833 5279