bushwick (2017)

Civil engineering graduate student LUCY goes home to visit her grandmother in BUSHWICK, only to find the Brooklyn neighbourhood overrun by masked soldiers systematically killing everyone in sight. After a close encounter with a pair of looters, she teams up with STUPE, a gruff janitor whose collection of firearms, battlefield medical skills, and references to military tactics clearly indicate that he’s something much more dangerous. As the pair look for Lucy’s family, they discover that the soldiers are actually an impromptu army sent by a coalition of Southern states, attempting to seize Bushwick as part of a Texas secessionist movement. If Stupe and Lucy can cross five blocks, there might be a way out — but that’s harder than it sounds.

Starring Dave Bautista and Brittany Snow the film is directed by Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott and premiered in the Midnight section of the Sundance Film Festival in 2017.