Union County

Cody is a recovering opiate addict in rural Ohio, 45 days clean and enlisted in a strictly enforced drug court programme by the county government. Local sober-living facilities are full, so Cody is living in his car on the outskirts of town and working at the nearby lumber mill to save money and keep busy. But his past doesn't want to forget him.
by Adam Meeks
with Zachary Zamsky, Lexi Jenne, Annette Deao
USA 2020 English 14’ Colour, 4K DCP World premiere

With

  • Zachary Zamsky (Cody)
  • Lexi Jenne (Nina)
  • Annette Deao (Debbie)

Crew

Written and directed byAdam Meeks
CinematographyStefan Weinberger
EditingAdam Meeks
Sound DesignBobb Barito
ProducersCasey Bader, Nicole Quintero, Eli Raskin, Daniel Stenzel, Sean Weiner

Adam Meeks

Born in Boston, USA in 1992, he currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. The director is a graduate of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. His films, which frequently explore rural and marginalised communities and are situated at the intersection of documentary and narrative processes, have screened at numerous festivals in the US. He is currently working as a video producer at Jazz at Lincoln Center. In 2019, he was a Jacob Burns Emerging Artist Fellow.

Filmography

2015 Wildfire; short film 2018 Furlong; short film 2020 Union County

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2020

Dates

Berlinale Shorts IV
Feb 23 14:00

Cubix 6

Subtitles: English

With press and festival accreditation only

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Feb 25 21:30

Cubix 9

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Feb 27 17:00

Colosseum 1

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Feb 28 13:30

Zoo Palast 3

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Shorts Take Their Time: Each film followed by a detailed Q&A

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Feb 28 16:30

CinemaxX 3

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