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The Cleansing Hour

Directed by Damien LeVeck

Short Narrative
USA | 18 min | 2016

Lance and Drew have found success running the only webcast that streams LIVE exorcisms. However, every episode is an elaborately staged hoax, created to dupe their global audience.

But when their latest subject turns out to actually be demon-possessed, Lance and Drew are forced to reckon with their online charade– live in front of millions viewers.

The Cleansing Hour - Damien LeVeckDamien LeVeck

Damien LeVeck began his career editing and producing the award-winning feature-length documentary Corso – The Last Beat (Ethan Hawke). He went on to edit the acclaimed romantic comedy Take Me Home (Sam Jaeger) and has amassed TV editing and producing credits for ABC Family, Fox, History, VH1, CW, SyFy, MTV & TBD

After sharpening his storytelling skills for 10 years in the editing chair, Damien segued into writing and directing, being particularly drawn to the horror genre because of its unique ability to entertain and convey a message, the two hallmarks of his creative ambition.

The Cleansing Hour - Poster

Film Information

Director: Damien LeVeck
Country: USA 
Year: 2016
Language: English 
Runtime: 18 min
Rated:  R


Producers: Shirit Bradley, Natalie LeVeck
Executive Producer:
Dirk Gibson
Writer: Aaron Horwitz
Director of Photography:  Jesse Feldman  
Jennifer Turgeon 
Production Designer: Theresa Corvino
Costume Designer: Marylou Lim

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Principal Cast

BIFF - Beloit International Film Festival
BIFF | Beloit International Film Festival