The Loneliness Cure

Ethan Mermelstein, Director/Writer  

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2020, Production Award Honorable Mention, Columbia University 

Project Type: Short Film

Genre: Dark Comedy 

Length: 15 pages 

Field of Science: Neuroscience, Machine Learning AI 

Stage: Development 


Shortly after a breakup, a struggling documentary filmmaker discovers a potential antidote to loneliness. He and his 11-year-old cousin team up with an obsessive neuroscientist researching the experimental cure.