The First Men

Directed by Benjamin Kegan

A trip to the mall with mom does not go as planned for a high school teacher after she crosses paths with some of her students. Based on the short story by Stacey Richter.

Supported by a 2014 Davey Film Grant

About Benjamin Kegan
Benjamin Kegan is a New York-based filmmaker with a taste for dark comedies and suburban underbellies. His work has been featured as a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere, Huluween, and shown at international film festivals including SXSW, TriBeCa, BAM, BFI London, Chicago, Camerimage, and many others. Ben graduated from Columbia University's MFA film program and has received a Davey Foundation Grant for Emerging Artists, The James Bridges Development Award for his work directing actors, and the Golden-Gavel at a Model UN.