Very few people understand the programming of fear, and why it distorts our perceptions. While fear is a program used for our survival, fear also creates irrational beliefs that cause larger systems of fear like politics, religion and the media. "A Virus Called Fear" is a short film about the conditioning of fear, and what irrational fears can lead to.
A Zaki Gordon Institute for Independent Filmmaking student documentary short. Written and directed by Ben Fama Jr.
2013 Official Selection Sedona International Film Festival
2012 Official Selection Prescott Film Festival
2012 Jury Prize Award for Best Arizona Short Film, Prescott Film Festival
2012 ZGI Film Festival Award for Screenwriting
2012 ZGI Film Festival Award for Best Editing/FX
2012 ZGI Film Festival Award for Best Director