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A short film about a boy, the father that loved him, and the nation that changed without him.
Alex Fofonoff
New York, New York
United States
1 Team Member

The World The War Made

Following the end of the American Civil War, Robert, the son of a wealthy Northern general, comes back from abroad, determined to take responsibility for the death of a man he hired to fight for him. However, during a raucous post-war celebration at his family home, it becomes clear that not everyone shares his romantics of self-betterment.

Searching the house for his father, Robert encounters a variety of people the war has affected. Generals who have enjoyed the taste of blood, men who have romantic hopes for a grand new future, and friends who have been completely broken by the horrors they lived through shape Robert’s perception of what he’s missed. No longer understanding the place he once called home, he finds it is not as easy as he thought to escape the past and the ghosts that come with it.

The Production

We are planning to shoot for a week and a half in early June, 2013. We will spend all summer working hard on post-production and by November, the film will be ready to be sent out to festivals, domestic and international.

The Department Heads

Alex Fofonoff - Director/Writer/Producer

Oliver Anderson - Director of Photography

Felix Else - Assistant Director

Danny Porter - Production Designer

Joey Grimmer & Linden Bengtson - Producers

The Location 

We are shooting in a beautiful untouched 19th century townhouse in Boston. The house is a character in itself, as we follow our characters into its depths. 

Check out some location photos.

We Still Need Your Help

Extra equipment, delicious and healthy meals, exciting costumes, props and materials to enrich the set, and transportation to get everyone to Boston are a few costs that we still need to cover in order to make this adventurous and ambitious project. 

If you can't financially support the production (even though you may desperately want to), don't worry! There are a variety of ways to help.

  • Pass this Indiegogo link on to a friend or five, and tell them to do the same.
  • Like our page on facebook and share it with others.
  • In addition to fiscal donations we are accepting in kind (non-monetary) donations. Some examples are gaff tape, meals, non-perishable snacks, and equipment.

If you have any questions, please contact us at kingdomcomingthefilm@gmail.com, or visit our website www.kingdomcomingthefilm.com

Thank you for your time and consideration,

Alexander Fofonoff

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    All of the above and a mix of Civil War music, so you know what the cool kids were listening to in 1865.

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