Not Him 

A Film by Sarah Young 

Starring: Tori Ernst, Charlie McElveen, Katharine Chin, and Ryan Nicholas Cooper, 

Movement Director/Fight Director - Nigel Semaj 

When her husband turns strange and violent, a wife becomes convinced he is possessed. But will anyone believe her?

With electric performances from Tori Ernst (Counting, Consider the Lilies) and Charlie McElveen (JJ Redick in FX's upcoming limited series The Sterling Affairs, HBO's The Deuce, HBO Max Pretty Little Liars) and a nail biting script by director & writer Sarah Young, this horror thriller is heart pounding suspense in the vein of Gaslight meets The Shining.

SOHO International Film Festival: September 14th - 21st. ​
Topaz Film Festival by Woman in Film Dallas - Oct 20th - 22nd. 
SF Indie Fest - SF Indie Shorts - Online only Oct 12th - 22nd 
Hot Springs International Horror Festival - November 3rd - 5th. 

Collective Empathy Formation from 1968 and 2018 

by Calley N. Anderson 

directed by Nigel Semaj 

Five research study participants gather in a conference room. Their task appears simple and straight-forward: select 10 events from the year 1968 that they feel impacted the nation’s conscious and view of empathy. What transpires is a reflection of what is seen, heard, and missed when history, memory, and living bodies must merge in unflinching ways.

JUNE 2024


Director/Movement Director: Nigel Semaj

Welcome to the Third Annual Slime Crisis Conference! Seven grad students, all fluent in animal languages, linguistics, and culture, join delegates of almost every species to save life on earth from a toxic slime. As they debate and translate for dolphins, seabirds, and polar bears, they ask, “Who is coming to save us?” The answer might surprise you….

Part of the Plays for Our Planet Initiative.

Thursday, April 4, 8 p.m. — Opening night reception
Friday, April 5, 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 6, 2 p.m. — Free matinee for UMBC students
Friday, April 12, 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 13, 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 14, 2 p.m. — Free matinee for UMBC students

$15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. Ticket availability will be announced.