Short of the Week: Velvet Road (2012)

velvet_roadSynopsis: Amidst the racial tensions of the Deep South in the early 60s, a plague runs rampant. Bobby is trying to save his infected wife and their unborn child from the disease spreading across the South. This short film depicting a zombie apocalypse in the Deep South explores the social issues of prejudice and racism


Quick Review: This is definitively a short to watch and that can be appreciated on different levels. The subtext might not be subtle and there is no real originality in the way zombies are being approached, but it’s a solid work that deserves more recognition.