The Munchurian Candidate

Political intrigue! Clones! Cheese puffs! Crimes of the Art’s entry into the 2022 Washington, DC, 48 Hour Film Project.

About the film

Sci-fi. A bowl. A substitute teacher. “And, you can quote me.” And because we’re us, dark humor with a side of political satire.



President Rosecranz B.J. Halsall
Babcock Damia Torhagen
Lakin Rick Jermain
Chelsey Terry Katie Wanschura
Nell Flannery Anna Bonanno


Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Producer Joe Dzikiewicz
Cinematographer Jeff Poretsky
Art Director Julie Dzikiewicz
Lighting Seain Gutridge
Assistant Director Paul Zimmermann
Assistant Producer Covert Beach
Sound Design and Music Eric Honour
Graphics and Additional Song David Bartell
Additional Song Performed by Carolani Bartell
Sound Recording Anna Bonanno
Second Assistant Director Nancy Bonanno