The End of Mara

Supernatural Thriller | 15 minutes | 2016

a City Kid Films production

WINNER: Best Narrative Short Film, Flyway Film Festival 2016

‘The End of Mara’ is a multi-layered supernatural thriller with a great investment in the lead characters.
— GornoBlonde


A woman helps her husband break free of a curse that's brought him back from the dead and trapped him on Manhattan Island.

The third film in the Resurrection Trilogy.


Elena HurstSamrat Chakrabarti, and Kate Rogal

Written & directed by

Kim Garland

Produced by

Violetta Ekpe (Producer), Matt Garland (Producer), Kim Garland (Producer), Nicholas J. Coleman (Associate Producer)

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• Article: Fangoria magazine, "Exclusive trailer, premiere news: Living-dead short 'THE END OF MARA'" May 2016
• Podcast interview: Row Three, "Flyway Pubcast #2 – Matt & Kim Garland" October 2014
• Article: Script magazine: "Write, Direct, Repeat: Time to Make a Film!" October 2014

Film Festivals & Screenings

New York International Short Film Festival 2016
Spin & Scream Horror Monthly 2016
HollyShorts Film Festival 2016
Flyway Film Festival 2016
Jekyll Island Comic Con 2017 


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