All Fall Down

Film phase: Completed

SYNOPSIS

One night in 1972, a murder rocked a Baltimore family. Years later, Emily Topper returns to the city, seeking closure for a crime that has haunted her family over 40 years — and uncovers complex issues of race and class in the process.

 

ABOUT THE DIRECTORS

All Fall Down is co-directed by Mary Posatko and Emily Topper.

Mary Posatko is the producer of the critically-acclaimed feature documentary Ain’t in it for my Health: A Film About Levon Helm, which premiered at SXSW and was theatrically released by Kino Lorber in 2013.  Previously, she produced many short films, including the Student Academy-Award- and BAFTA-winning Pitstop. All Fall Down is her directing debut. Born in Delaware, Posatko received her BA from Brown University and her MFA from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where she is currently on the adjunct faculty.

 

Emily Topper was born and raised in Baltimore. All Fall Down is her directorial debut; her recent work includes After Tiller (2013) and Ain’t In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm (2012). She holds a BA from Swarthmore and an MFA in Film Production from the University of Southern California.

 

 

NOW PLAYING

All Fall Down premiered to a sold out audience at the Maryland Film Festival in May of 2014.