Silicon Valley Queer Film Festival

We All Die Alone (Finalist ~ Best Film)


Country of Origin: USA

The hubris of an inept conflict negotiator leads two warring gangs into an 8-way standoff. The consequences are both comical and tragic in this whip-smart short.


Jonathan Hammond

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Jonathan Hammond is a two-time Emmy nominated writer/director. He is the co-recipient for grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Justice and Peace, as well as accruing a San Diego Film Award for Best Writing and nominations for Best Director and Picture, two consecutive San Diego Film Con Challenge wins for Best Film, four San Diego 48- Hour Film Project Awards for Audience Choice, Four Points Film Challenge Award for Best Ensemble, San Diego CityBeat Weekly Best Of, three Indie Short Fest awards including Best Screenplay, a two-time KPBS Explorer recipient, and a WOMAS winner for Best Screenplay. He is also the winner of Best Writing for 2016 San Diego International Fringe Festival and his work was selected for the New Playwrights Festival at The Old Globe in San Diego. His essay will be featured in the new book, “The Whole Alphabet.” He attended University of Illinois and NYU Tisch School of the Arts before moving to San Diego.