Last Statement combines the chilling tales of actual inmates awaiting their execution on Death Row.
Berlin-based Orla Wolf, the playwright, and project director Juliane Block manufactured a spellbinding narrative that strings these first-person accounts into one continuous story.
Todd Felderstein then added an additional fictional sequence that takes place at a neighbourhood barbecue. This scene confronts the audience with a strong sense of reality and then introduces various degrees of tension suggesting that, if pushed, how easy is it for anyone to perform an unthinkable crime.
This 30-minute long short film was made by 10 different filmmakers from around the world, who directed different segments of the story, in a true no-budget independent fashion.