About this submission
An activist finds herself trapped between saving the life she came for, and her own.
Rebels explores the obstacles to accomplishing what is “right” on the fringes of society. In the pivotal sequence, Laura, the story's protagonist, must battle physically, mentally and emotionally with her past, the present obstacles standing in the way of her achieving her goals, and weigh the future consequences of her decisions.
As an actor and writer, I am driven by a Vonnegutian desire to make films that I know are important. This story combines my own animal welfare experience and passion, but also questions the value of the purity of the "good" people that do this kind of work; their biases, and the questionable risks some of us take. You can find out more about my acting credits and writing at DrewDeSimone.com. Thank you for your consideration.