Natural Causes

In the wake of a brief, but intense relationship with Shaina, David struggles to find the same connection with Cara, his new flame and Shaina’s former best friend. An atmospheric, deeply-felt romantic drama shot on location in Brooklyn. The film premiered at the SXSW Film Festival 2008 and went on to screen at Sarasota FF 2008, Independent Film Festival of Boston 2008, Starz Denver FF 2008, Woodstock FF 2008, West Virginia FF 2008, and Newport IFF 2009. Co-Written and Co-Directed by Michael Lerman.

“The film has the breezy engagement value of a great short story–until its stunningly dramatic finish.” – Eric Kohn, indieWIRE

“Composed of so many identifiably true moments that I fell in love with the movie.” – Peter Martin, Cinematical

Starring Jerzy Gwiazdowski and Leah Goldstein.