SYNOPSIS: In Inglewood, California, the policewoman and single mother Kadedra Domek prepares to take her night shift. During the trip to the station stops a fight in which the son of one of his acquaintances is involved, JJ, to whom intimate to go back home. However, she can not immagine the events in which she will be involved during the work shift. It is a clear denunciation of the abuses of power perpetrated daily by the authorities, but also a surprising perspective on the relationship between mother and child.
BIOGRAPHY: Born on an Air Force Base in Spain, Amanda Renee Knox was raised in Texas, lived in New York and recently graduated from Chapman University with an MFA in Directing. Amanda’s work has won recognition and prizes at festivals all over the world including two nominations for Best Director in Australia. The first project that Amanda associate produced prior to graduate school, The Sea Is All I Know, starring Academy Award winner, Melissa Leo was in consideration for a 2012 Academy Award. In her second year of graduate school, she was invited be a shadowing director on Dick Wolf’s, Chicago Med for two episodes and was named a Marion Knott Scholar by Chapman University where she was mentored by the filmmaker in residence, Rob Cohen. For her work on Night Call, Amanda received a prestigious, joint grant from the Annenberg/ Caucus Foundation for Producers, Writers and Directors. Night Call was also selected as 1 of 16 films to participate as Semi-Finalist in the NBC Universal Short Film Competition. A lover of action/suspense, Amanda’s hope is to continue to generate films that engage the audience both viscerally and intellectually.