Name: Joy Helfrich
Lives in: Wheaton, Illinois
Occupation: Actor and Singer
Film by Billy Surges (Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actress In the near future, a television corporation has developed the software to create an alternate universe. A man by the name of Bravo 1 lives within this alternate universe unknowingly, providing entertainment to a mass audience. The corporation and the creator of the universe are at a constant battle as to what is humane versus what is profitable. Under the assumption that this is a military detail, Bravo 1 sets out on his mission. Little does he know, he is not alone, and a war is among us all. Written by Katie Meyers
Film by Daniel Nearing (Drama, Mystery and Romance) Actress HOGTOWN is a feature-length, black and white, dramatic feature from writer-director Daniel Nearing. HOGTOWN is nearly 20 years in the making, and is the second film in a trilogy and grows organically out of CHICAGO HEIGHTS, which was based on WINESBURG, OHIO, an 'unadaptable' seminal American novel. The film was named to Roger Ebert's last list of Best Art Films in 2010. The film is set circa 1919 in Chicago and begins with the disappearance of a millionaire theatre owner in a snowstorm. Its climactic sequences play out against the backdrop of the horrific race riots of that summer. The film is ostensibly about a murder investigation, but HOGTOWN is much more an exploration of this most American of American cities, looking into the intimate lives of many of its people. This 'period-less piece' is shot in undisguised contemporary Chicago, suggesting that the issues of its era resonate through the present. Herman Wilkins makes his feature debut as a leading actor in HOGTOWN, playing not...
Film by Vijay Krishna Acharya (Action, Crime and Thriller) Actress After his father committed suicide because he was not able to pay the loan to the Western Bank of Chicago, Sahir Khan, a circus owner, must take revenge by robbing the same branch several times. To take him down, Jai Dixit and Ali Akbar are sent from India. Written by Sameer Siddiqui