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“The only downside to the intimate nature of ‘Velvet Road’ is that the viewer is left wanting more.” - Chris Alexander, Editor
“Director L. Gustavo Cooper has something with some serious potential on his hands and it would be a shame not to see it transform into a full-length feature.” - Examiner
"Combining the primeval fear of loss of family with one of the darkest chapters in our countries history, 'Velvet Road' reaches deep and far.” - HorrorBug
Velvet Road is a look into the world that we have created. A world that is fueled by ignorance and the fear of the unknown. The film has gained great reviews from coast to coast and has even crossed the seas to Europe and South America. The message has been received and Velvet Road is a story that needs to be told!
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.