Alpha Kings

From a rented mansion in suburban Texas, a group of young men sell a hyperbolic alpha-male version of themselves on the internet.

  • USA
  • 2022, 15 min
  • Director: Faye Tsakas, Enrique Pedráza-Botero
  • Director of photography: Faye Tsakas, Enrique Pedráza-Botero
  • Editor: Faye Tsakas, Enrique Pedráza-Botero
  • Screenplay: Faye Tsakas, Enrique Pedráza-Botero
  • Sound: Dan Olmsted
  • Cast: Master Dax, Master Hercules, Master Robert, King Jess, Jolie Daspit, Skylar Breann
  • Producer: Faye Tsakas, Enrique Pedráza-Botero

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Faye Tsakas, Enrique Pedráza-Botero

Faye Tsakas is a Greek-American filmmaker from New York City. She received her BA in American studies from Cornell University and her MFA in documentary film and video from Stanford University. Faye is a features programmer at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Her documentary work explores the presentation of American culture within the context of rapid globalization and capitalism; she is drawn to observations of youth culture, excess, disparity, and absurdity.

Enrique Pedráza-Botero is a visual artist, filmmaker, and media executive from Bogotá, Colombia. He holds a bachelor of fine arts in Film & Television from the New York Film Academy and a master of fine arts in Documentary Film & Video from Stanford University. As a manager at the Sundance Institute’s Documentary Film Program for five years, he ran creative labs and international programs in Latin America, the Middle East, and North Africa. His latest film, Alpha Kings, premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) in 2023 and was acquired for distribution by The New Yorker.