Director Alex D’Lerma (Alvarez & Cruz) introduces two extraordinary acting discoveries in Dustin Coffey and Linda Burzynski.

Veteran screen actress Lori Petty (Point Break, Orange is the new Black, A League of Their Own) also delivers a spot on performance as Frances.

Fear, Love, and Agoraphobia is a tough but tender story about an agoraphobic man and a volatile female Marine who become emotionally entangled as they struggle to escape from their self made prisons.

An AGORA, LLC production in association with The Cinema Gym.


Chet finds Maggie's gun
Dustin Coffey
Mom says goodbye to Chet
Alison England, Dustin Coffey
Chet takes a ride
Dustin Coffey
Chet venting in bathtub
Dustin Coffey
Frances comforts Maggie
Linda Burzynski, Lori Petty
Maggie vs prison guards
Steven Marter, Linda Burzynski, Joshua Boyer
Frances the former Marine
Lori Petty
Maggie gets the news
Linda Burzynski
Maggie and Chet bond
Linda Burzynski, Dustin Coffey
Maggie boxing Chet
Linda Burzynski, Dustin Coffey
Chet gets strong
Dustin Coffey
Maggie's train ride
Linda Burzynski
Maggie living in a van
Linda Burzynski
Maggie pleads with her lawyer
Linda Burzynski, Mark Adair-Rios
Party Girl is pissed
Nicole DeMaria
Prison time
Steven Marter, Marcus LaVoi
Rick going stir-crazy
Ed Aristone
Valentina the manipulator
Chanel Marriott
Maggie finds a home
Linda Burzynski
White Eagle vents
Vince Lozano



Lori Petty

as Frances
Known for feisty, offbeat roles, Lori starred in a string of hits that includes Point Break, Tank Girl,  A League of their Own, Cadillac Man and Free Willy. She currently plays Lolly on Netflix' Orange is the New Black and recently played Gotham's villainous Jeri.

Dustin Coffey

Producer, Actor (Chet)
Dustin graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles. His film/tv credits include guest roles in American Horror Story, Ray Donovan, Eagleheart and 2 Broke Girls

Linda Burzynski

as Maggie

Linda is an actress who served in the Marine Corps before pursuing her acting career. She is a Meisner trained actress and her film/tv credits include roles on American Crime, Animal Kingdom, The Mentalist and the feature film Christmas Eve


Vince Lozano

Co-Producer, Actor

After debuting in Encino Man, Vince quickly won roles in Pirates of the Caribbean, ED TV, Father of the Bride 2, Darkwolf, Born, Dragnet, Becker, Naked Truth, E.R., Wanted and Wings.


Mark Adair-Rios

Mark's hot career includes recurring roles on CSI: Miami, Jericho, MDs, Baywatch Hawaii, and NYPD Blue as well as series regular on Legend. Feature films include Bruce Almighty, Stigmata and Courage Under Fire.

Ed Aristone


Ed is a long term, active member of Playhouse West (LA & Philadelphia). His film/tv/theater credits include  Welcome Home Soldier,  Desperate Housewives,  Turning Point, and  Cash Out.


Chanel Marriott

Chanel began acting at the age of seven on Australian Children's series Lockie Leonard. Moving to Los Angeles in 2011, she’s amassed more than 30 credits, including Hawaii Five-0 (”Ho'oilina” as Young Ellie Clayton, 2014).

Doug Haley


Doug is best known for his work on True Blood (2013), The Spectacular Now (2013), Tinsel, Terrazzo and Brass (2011) and Hansel & Gretel Get Baked (2013).


Production Team

Alex D’Lerma

Writer, Producer, Director, Editor
Alex's Directing and writing credits include the feature films Alvarez & Cruz (Slamdunk film fest), Born (screenwriter) as well as several prize winning short films and web series.

Bill Totolo

Director of Photography

Bill’s artistic eye and attention to detail has been showcased in 3D IMAX feature documentaries, Oscar red carpet ceremonies, White House campaigns and Lady Gaga’s lighting design.


Markus Linecker

Markus is a producer, director, and writer known for his work on Albatross, Harvest, The Land of the Free,Turkey Day Audible, the TV movie Thirty, and the upcoming films Christmas Eve and Flip Turn

David Kitchens

Post Production Supervisor/
Owner, Juniper Post

With over 300 films & TV shows completed since 1983, the Emmy winners at Juniper Post offer Audio Post - Mixing, Recording, Sound Edit & Design and much more.


Richard Friedman

Associate Producer

Richard is a director and producer, known for Dark Wolf (2003), 5th & Alameda (2011) and Doom Asylum (1987).


John-Michael Scanlon

Co-Producer, Web, Data Wrangler 

JM's a transmedia swiss army knife who dependably plays creative director, producer, director, editor, videographer, motion-graphics & visual effects artist and web & print designer, primarily in the advertising world. 


AJ Ullman


Founder of Metropolitan Entertainment, Inc., a premiere boutique post-production service provider for television, film, music and sound.  



Ben Zarai


Emmy Award winner Ben Zarai has scored films starring  Forest Whitaker, Bruce Willis, 50 Cent, Danny Trejo and Val Kilmer. 


The Matt Van Winkle Band

LA-based songwriter and bandleader Matt Van Winkle's songs are portable vistas - small & grandiose, like a postcard thumb- tacked to the wall above a bed. 


The Brave Kind

Megan and Lauren are two soulful sisters from Ventura with an amazing indie/folk/rock sound.

Shelby Figueroa

With a powerful, crystal-clear voice, Shelby Figueroa doesn’t just stir the emotions of her listeners, she sings straight to their hearts. The Ventura, California singer-songwriter and gifted pianist’s debut EP “Highwire” went to No. 1 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases in June 2016.


Dean Dixon

A talented Temecula, California guitarist, vocalist, and song writer. Dean Dixon has recorded several original songs with music industry legend Gary Mallaber. Dean performs weekly and has attained local popularity in Temecula.


Attend a screening!

To attend a screening, RSVP us at FearLoveAndAgoraphobiaMovie@gmail.com

Click on one of the film festival links below for ticket information.

Hollywood Reel Independent
Film Festival
Best Supporting Actress
Lori Petty in
Fear, Love & Agoraphobia

People’s Choice Best Picture
Fear, Love & Agoraphobia
(Dir: Alex D'Lerma)
Playhouse West
Film Festival

Sunday, March 26 • 3pm

El Portel Theater
North Hollywood

The Egyptian

Thursday, April 13 • 7pm

Steven Spielberg Theater
Hollywood, CA