Eric Fallen is a PLAYWRIGHT and a SCREENWRITER His plays have been presented in New York at the LION THEATRE, the PETER JAY SHARP THEATRE, SOHO PLAYHOUSE and HB STUDIO. SAMUEL FRENCH published a collection of his short plays in 2011 entitled SMALL TALK. He also wrote the original story and co-wrote the screenplay for the short film THE BRAVEST, THE BOLDEST which was an official selection at the 2014 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL. Eric TEACHES in the English Department at the FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY in New York City. Eric’s major influences are IBSEN, BECKETT, PINTER and DAVID LYNCH.
His started thinking about an idea for this project as the situation in the Ukraine began to deteriorate, and the tense imagery in the media – the masked soldiers, the stand offs, the confusion – began to enter his story ideas. Ultimately this is why he decided to explore a tense situation involving a SOLDIER and a PASTOR.