Heroes aren’t made, they’re Bored.


Premiering May 25 7:00 at the Egyptian Cinema as part of the Seattle International Film Festival.


A live action serial adventure with animated effects, seven episodes written and directed by Webster Crowell.

At the height of the WPA jobs programs, able men were employed building bridges, painting murals, performing Shakespeare; so many programs it’s easy to forget the Department of Municipal Rocketry. Men with rocket packs on rooftops in every city, alert and waiting to save their neighborhood from menaces guaranteed in the coming century.

The Department of Municipal Rocketry endures; a jobs program whose hardware, uniforms and budget haven’t changed since the great depression. Generations of men employed atop rooftops and radio towers, Rocketmen wait to save us, the question is: When the city is ultimately threatened by the enemy they were created to defend us from, will the Rocketmen be ready…?



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