Junior Independents' Film Festival
Director: Richie Siegel
Running Time: 0:07:00
Synopsis: Absent, a short film by Richie Siegel, follows Jake, a 12th grader growing up in a wealthy suburb outside New York City. Jake is not fond of the culture his town exhibits: excessive spending, absent parents and limitless teens. Jake begins to see the destructive nature of the culture he is immersed in.