Feature Film / Hunter Gatherer

Feature Film

Hunter Gatherer



HUNTER GATHERER centers on Ashley Douglas (Andre Royo), who is forced to reckon with the fact that his time in prison has allowed those once closest to him to forget him entirely. As Ashley struggles to pick up the pieces, he meets Jeremy, a young man trying to save his grandfather from dying. The story goes on to explore the two men's unlikely friendship as they struggle to understand their place in the world.

Released theatrically in 2016 with The Orchard

Written and Directed by Josh Locy

Produced by Isaiah Smallman, Sara Murphy, April Lamb and Michael Angelo Covino



 "A sweet, shambling poem to the tenacity of hope and the sustaining power of friendship." - New York Times Critics' Pick

"A warmly eccentric little indie that’s amusing, authentic and works against expectation." - LA Times Critics' Pick

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"Ashley Douglas is a legend in his own mind, but he lingers in yours, too." - RogerEbert.com

"Josh Locy makes a beguiling directing debut with this curious tale of an ex-con trying to get his life back on track." - Variety

“Hunter Gatherer” is a tender portrait of the black America that you seldom see in the movies, if only because people seldom agree to finance the movies that want to show it to us." - Indiewire

"With dry humor and an eye for detail, Locy affords a warmth and dignity to all these characters." - Film Journal International 

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