Old Roads

Work type





 - D

USA, 13m, Digital


Old Roads follows Mary and her recently deceased brother’s best friend Davey, on a tense road trip across New Jersey as they are forced to confront each other and their latent anger and grief.


Writer/Director: Patrick John Ford
Writer/Producer: Taylor Mendonca
Director of Photography: Alejandro Salinas-Albrecht
Editor: Nona Schamus
Composer: Alex Ruger
Cast: Shelby Alayne Antel, Steven Maier  


Contact: Taylor Mendonca, taylor.mendonca@gmail.com



About the Writer/Director

Patrick John Ford

Patrick John Ford is a Los Angeles-based writer and director with roots in the Philadelphia area. His directing has won festival awards and his screenwriting has been shortlisted by Screencraft and the Blue Cat Screenplay Competition. He's about to receive his MFA in Screenwriting from Columbia University. The only boss he listens to is Bruce Springsteen.

About the Writer/Producer

Taylor Mendonca

Taylor Mendonca is a Canadian filmmaker based in New York. She holds a degree in International Business from Carleton University and a MFA in Film, Creative Producing from Columbia University. She has written and directed two short films, Breakfast and Live a Little, and most recently worked as an assistant in the writer’s room of Season 3 of HBO’s Divorce.



Saturday, May 18, 1 pm
Walter Reade Theater



Program D Encore: Sunday, May 19, 12 pm, Lenfest Center for the Arts; Free and open to the public