Mario Angelo, Devin Bowie and Christopher Burnham
When The Smoke Clears is the story of three childhood friends and the year that will Dramatically change their lives. The story opens with a flashback to the first time the three try drugs, and then zooms forward to them in their current setting as roommates. Chris is trying to finish getting his degree from a local community college, Shawn works at a local movie theater the he is scamming from, and Raymond is trying to make a move to be a major player in the local drug trade. The story follows each one down their separate paths, Chris struggles to stay sane in his current surrounding, Shawn becomes more and more a drug addict, and Raymond becomes more ruthless as he loses ties to Family. The film is a Drama based on the events that change people's lives and make them ultimately stronger or weaker.