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Talking 'Emergency' With Director Carey Williams

RJ Cyler and Donald Elise Watkins in Emergency
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Director Carey Williams sat down with Sean O’Connell at this year’s SXSW in Austin to discuss his new film Emergency. The film, which stars RJ Cyler and Donald Elise Watkins, is available in select theaters, and will be streaming on Prime Video. In our interview, Sean and Carey discuss casting the film, shooting so much at night, how the film went from a short to a feature, the creative origins of its social commentary and more. 

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Gabriel Kovacs
Gabriel Kovacs

Gabe studied Film & Photography at Webster University. He currently spends his free time looking like a fool trying to play Ice Hockey (a recently acquired hobby), playing video games, and watching every movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Dwayne, if you're reading this...he sends his love.