Savage Youth, dir. Michael Curtis Johnson / 98 min / United States
Six young lives collide in the most horrific and twisted of ways. Based on true events.
Director Biography - Michael Curtis Johnson
Johnson's first feature HUNKY DORY was selected for IFP’s Narrative Film Lab and won a special jury award at the 2016 Slamdance Film Festival, the Grand Jury Award at the Atlanta Film Festival and the Audience Award at the Nashville Film Festival, the American Film Festival - Wroclaw and Naples International Film Festival. His second feature SAVAGE YOUTH premiered at the 2018 Slamdance Film Festival, won the grand jury award at the Florida Film Festival and was selected for the Venice Film Festival's 2015/16 Biennale College Cinema and US in Progress - Wroclaw. He is an alumnus of the directing program of the AFI Conservatory and is a film production professor at the University of North Alabama.