The Automatic Hate, directed by Justin Lerner and starring Joseph Cross, Adelaide Clemens and Deborah Ann Woll will have its California premiere during Mill Valley Film Festival, which runs in October 8-18. You can already buy tickets on their website.
The film will also will have its New York premiere during 16th Woodstock Film Festival, that runs from Sept 30rd to Oct 4th, and you can also buy tickets on their website.
How would you react if you discovered everything you thought you knew about your family turned out not to be so? After an enigmatic visit to his dying grandfather and the surprise appearance of an alluring and whimsical young woman claiming to be his cousin, Davis Greene discovers a family he never knew existed. Gingerly, he allows himself to be seduced into uncovering the past. But as estranged cousins Davis and Alexis grow close to each other, they discover the dark secret that shattered the relationship of their fathers.
The second feature film from director Justin Lerner, The Automatic Hate is an intimate and gripping portrait of a family told with spectacular pacing and assured direction, offering plenty of surprise turns along the way. Starting out as a simple indie drama, where Davis and his girlfriend are struggling to understand their relationship, The Automatic Hate evolves into a heartbreaking romance that spans two generations of families broken apart.