Movie poster for Union

A feature screenplay by Associate Professor Marc Moody with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Communications has been accepted to the 2016 Richmond International Film Festival for this year’s official selection. Making it through the quarterfinals and semi-finals judging round, Union shares this prestigious Finalist achievement along with 7 other feature screenplays.

Union is the story of two charming grifters, who are also lovers, and their pet duck Henry. They join the Union army when they are caught cheating at cards and their relationship is soon put to the test as they face the horrors of the American Civil War.

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The Richmond International Film Festival is a competitive festival that accepts features and shorts of all genres and niches (films and screenplays). An inclusive and spirited festival designed to honor international film artists, the festival is now one of the largest international competitive festivals in the Mid-Atlantic. It brings more than 100 official selection film screenings, industry panels, live musical performances, red carpet awards, the FLOW Conference, entertainment mixers and more. The festival brings the spirit of Hollywood to Richmond, Virginia at the historic Byrd Theatre and Bowtie Movieland Theatres.

The 2016 Richmond International Film Festival runs March 3–6. For more information, visit the Richmond International Film Festival website.