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Michael Maren
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My film, A Short History of Decay, now available for streaming and download.
Nothing is going right for no luck Nathan Fischer, a failed Brooklyn writer, who visits his ailing parents in Florida where he finds his motherÍs Alzheimers has gotten worse a...
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It’s hard to imagine that a movie about Alzheimer’s could be realistic and uplifting, but A Short History of Decay, by first-time writer/director Michael Maren, manages both.  This indy film, arriving in theaters today, explores the ripple effect of the disease on the sufferer’s partner, grown children and friends, all the while encouraging viewers to empathize, laugh and cry. In the end, this is a movie not so much about a devastating illness th...
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Wonderful review of A Short History of Decay in The New York Observer. Come catch a show:  http://bit.ly/ASHODtx
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A new trailer for A Short History of Decay.

Opening MAY 16 at the Village East Cinema in New York CIty.
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A rave review from David Edelstein of New York Magazine; who could wish for more?
Starring Bryan Greenberg as a blocked writer who goes home to care for his parents.
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On May 16 we open our little film against Godzilla. We're looking for a big opening weekend at the Village East Cinema. Check us out here for tickets and showtimes.  http://bit.ly/ASHODtx

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1Q: Tell us a little about the origins of A SHORT HISTORY OF DECAY, from concept to financing.I’d been working as a screenwriter for about a decade (after 17 years as a journalist), and sold a lot ...
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A Short History of Decay will be screening at San Francisco's Vogue Theater  on February 23rd.  Come see us and help spread the world.
Nathan Fisher (Bryan Greenberg, TV's How to Make it in America) is a particular breed of Brooklyn writer, full of aimless ambition. Novel? Screenplay? Poem? He can't decide. He's brought down to earth by the desertion of his long-time girlfriend (Emmanuelle Chriqui, (Don't Mess with the Zohan) ...
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    Partner, Writer/Director, 2011 - present
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I'm a former Africa-based journalist turned screenwriter and filmmaker. A Short History of Decay is has just been released on demand an on DVD.
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Nairobi, Kenya - New York City - Bethlehem, CT
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