GOD BLESS THE CHILD A narrative feature film by Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck. Five siblings, from one to thirteen, spend a day on their own, uncertain whether this time their depressed and unreliable mother is really gone for good. Harper, the eldest and the only girl, looks after her brothers as she always does, as their day descends into fantasy and chaos. Set in Davis, California. Currently in post-production. Winner of the San Francisco Film Society Kenneth Ranin Grant and of grants from US in Progress, Poland.
Awards include: US in Progress, Poland, 2014 Edition: prizes for sound design and for European promotion. Winner, San Francisco Film Society/Kenneth Ranin Foundation Grant, Autumn, 2014. Best Narrative Feature Atlanta Film Festival
CPH:DOX 2015 Best Film
Brooklyn Film Festival 2015, Best Cinematography
Atlanta Film Festival 2015, Jury Award Best Narrative Feature