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JaMarcus Atkins (Gino Terrell) doesn't get the job. His team didn't cover the spread. A mystery man (Mario Terrell II) is now on his trail. JaMarcus is on the brink of causing self-harm and calls the suicide hotline. Can Suicide Hotline specialist Taraji (LaKesshia Slaughter) help JaMarcus regather himself before it’s too late?
This short film "Hotline" is a powerful film that addresses a number of contemporary themes such as mental health, gambling and systemic oppression. This film is packed with a great cast ensemble. This isn't just a dark film, it's filled with a thriller element that viewers will pick up on from the opening sequence. Sit back and enjoy Telly 26's best short film yet in "Hotline," where you'll discover the answer to the film's tagline, "Can three digits save a life?"