Deep Cuts (Short)
Set in present day Los Angeles, "DEEP CUTS" is a black comedy surrounding an average 20-something guy named, Sal, who's recently been diagnosed with cancer. In the midst of his treatment, losing his hair, chemotherapy, depression, loss, Sal realizes his time is limited and the opportunity to seize his moment is fleeting. Forgoing what the world may think, Sal follows the passion he's always had, of becoming a rapper. Under the alias "Deep Cuts" and with the help of his therapist, Sal moves far beyond his comfort zone to find the guidance he needs. Reluctantly, he reaches out to an old acquaintance from high school who is now a professional rapper. Their acquaintanceship slowly morphs into a mentorship as Deep Cuts is pushed more and more to live out what's in his heart and destroy the fear he carries with him. Through this experience Sal finds authenticity and joy regardless of the pain and torment his body feels, through this a new journey and a new life begins for Sal, the life, of DEEP CUTS.