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Title of Film: The West Virginian Starfish

Date of Screening: July 16, 2022

Film Block Time: 4:00pm


The West Virginian Starfish

Category: A short, A woman directed film

Director: Hyten Davidson and Tommy Martin

Producer(s): Sheri Beth Dusek, Tommy Martin, Hyten Davidson

Writer(s): Hyten Davidson

Runtime of Film: 14:59

The West Virginian Starfish follows a woman named Carly suffering the aftermath of her father’s disappearance from their home by the Appalachian Trail in Harper’s Ferry, WV. With the encouragement of her boyfriend, she decides one night to retire her father’s old project– picking up defeated thru-hikers off the trail. But before she can cut the cord, Carly resolves to pick up one last hiker who shares a story that may hold the key to her past while changing the course of her life forever.

Other Info:
Drama, Women, Grief, Nature
My film is a NEW YORK premiere
Shot in Upstate NY! Co-director Hyten Davidson is from Queens.
Our film features NYC actors Christopher Gurr, a Broadway veteran and currently playing Godwin Page on “The Blacklist” as well as Jacob A. Ware, a SAG nominee for his work on Boardwalk Empire.


All Screenings in the LIIFE line-up will be held at the Bellmore Movies (directly North of the Bellmore train station)
Bellmore Movies
222 Pettit Avenue
Bellmore, NY 11710
516 783-3199