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We Interrupt This Broadcast

Directed by Kurt Raether

Short Narrative
USA | 6 minutes | 2015

A security guard at a museum spends his late night shifts reenacting old radio dramas. Tonight: Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds. Are we truly alone? Is he? Inspired by the 100th anniversary of Orson Welles’ birth.

We Interrupt This Broadcast - Kurt RaetherKurt Raether

Kurt Raether is an producer, director, and partner at Sabljak Raether Hogerton. Known for short documentaries and visually innovative music videos, his latest film “Little America” recently won top honors at the Wisconsin Film Festival. In addition to his own projects, Raether is an indie developer with several projects underway, including a feature ­length Iranian American documentary on the life of Hamid Naficy, famed film scholar.

We Interrupt This Broadcast

Film Information

Director: Kurt Raether
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Language: English
Runtime: 6 minutes


Producers: Martin Kaszubowski
Executive Producers: Mark Sabljak, Matt Sabljak, and Sam Hogerton
Assistant Director: 
Carol Brandt
Editor: Leo Fleming
Special Effects: Jacob Holiday
Sound Design: Kurt Raether
The Tontine Ensemble
Costume Design
: Dani Groom
Makeup Artist
: Erica Thompson
Key Cast: WC Tank, Kelly Danen, Mike Sabljak, Kyle Willkom , and Mark Sabljak

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