Last Days of August

Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, Robert Machoian, USA 2022, 13’
I Love My Dad Resurrection

Using the photo book aesthetic, filmmakers Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck and Robert Machoian explore prairie towns in Nebraska meditating on the longing for permanence, on the blurred lines between still photography and cinema and asking the question: do miracles really happen?

Jakub Demiańczuk

Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck

Director, screenwriter, producer. Creator of short and experimental films, shown, among others at Sundance FF, in Locarno, Nashville and Turin, and at the CPH: Dox festival. Last Days of August is another project he worked on with Robert Machoian.


2008 Ella and the Astronaut (short)

2010 Charlie and the Rabbit (short)

2010 Waiting Room (short)

2012 Abigale (short)

2013 Forty Years from Yesterday

2014 The Diggers (doc. short)

2015 God Bless the Child

2016 Oh My Father (doc. short)

2018 When She Runs

2018 Mother Mother (short)

2021 The Field Trip (doc. short)

2022 Ostatnie dni sierpnia / Last Days of August (doc. short) 

Robert Machoian

Robert Machoian was born in King City, California. He is a director, screenwriter and photographer who has been making films for over a decade, with over 20 shorts to his credit. The Killing of Two Lovers premiered at Sundance and then in Europe at the American Film Festival. God Bless the Child was awarded, among others, at CPH:DOX while the director was nominated for the „Someone to Watch” Independent Spirit Award. Michoan's short film The Minors won the Special Jury Prize at Sundance. 

Selected filmography

2013 Forty Years from Yesterday

2015 God Bless the Child

2018 When She Runs

2020 Zabójstwo dwojga kochanków / The Killing of Two Lovers

2022 Sumienie Josepha Chambersa / The Integrity of Joseph Chambers

Cast & Crew

director Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, Robert Machoian
screenplay Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
cinematography Robert Machoian
editing Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
producer Laura Heberton, Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
production Four Thirty-Three Pictures
sales Laura Heberton
language English
coloration colour
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