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Superhero Me short film 2012

Unaware of her past, Anne’s friends do their best to help her get over a failed relationship.  When the pressure becomes too much, Anne's repressed traumas explode in a cathartic moment where she makes a choice that is both horrific and heroic.


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Mouzam Makkar brings a subtly to her performance as Anne, who shows her discomfort with being hassled by the stranger her friends have left her with, while at the same time not hiding her inner emotions as she remembers her traumatic past....  The Night Before The Morning After does leave the viewer wanting more.

Strangers in Cinema

Meet the Cast & Crew

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David Bradburn

With over 30 years of directing and producing experience, Bradburn's award-winning films have screened across the country, as well as in Europe and Asia.


His most recent short film, Family, has already won awards and continues to be screened at festivals across the US.


David has worked in the Indie film world, corporate video world, Network television as well as having a background in social work and education.


When not on set, he spends most of his time working and planning and thinking about being — back on set.



Shannon Brown

Originally a marketing major in college, Shannon took up acting on a dare to audition for a part in a theatrical production. Upon surprisingly landing the lead role, Shannon was bitten by the acting bug and has never looked back.
Shannon trained in Shurtleff and Meisner, then moved to LA and became a member of SAG, eventually returning to his roots in Chicago to be closer to his family. His passion, intensity, and professionalism drive his desire to help Chicago grow as a great TV and film market.

Director of Photography

Joel McGinty

McGinty Joel McGinty has worked in camera, lighting, and editing departments on numerous documentary and commercial works. His documentary, Cocal Gracias, told the story of a church helping a community in Honduras rise above poverty and helped raise $70,000 to construct a trade school. His credits include "The Wedding Pact", "The Last Letter", and Dreams

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Jennifer Buhro

Jennifer Burhow’s love of acting, comedy, and travel have spawned a successful career that has lead her across the globe in film, theater, commercial and industrial productions.
Recent film projects include the short films “The Night Before the Morning After,” “Perhaps,” and “Downpour,” plus the web series “Guys Book Club” and “Practically Married.”
On stage, Jennifer has worked with Theatre at the Center, New American Theater, Circle Theatre, Hell in a Handbag Productions, and many others.  Favorite theatre adventures include playing Nancy in Oliver!, Mrs. Walker in The Who’s Tommy, Ralphie’s Mom in A Christmas Story, and Mary Lane in Reefer Madness the Musical.


Mouzam Makkar

Mouzam Makkar’s film and television credits include “Promise Land,” “The Wake,” “Easy Abby,” “Chicago Fire” (NBC), “The Mob Doctor” (FOX), and “Sirens” (USA pilot). She is a proud ensemble member of Stage Left Theatre in Chicago and a graduate of The School at Steppenwolf and the Second City Conservatory and Writing programs.



Suzette Brown

Born in Tracy, California to a large family, Suzette found her passion for acting in college. She got off to a successful start with a career in theater, film, and commercials, before taking time off to raise a family of her own. 
Suzette recently returned to acting, where her passion for the industry and quest to continually break new ground landed her roles in several film projects, and earned her membership in SAG/AFTRA.




M'Laah Singh



Danny Groh



Craig James Jr.

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Linda Bright Clay



Kyle Dal Santo


Music by

Dolly Varden

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