OPENING NIGHT PREMIERE

Thursday, September 19, 2013

5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 
Williamsburg Cinemas
217 Grand Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
(for directions visit our Venues page)
 
 
 
Music Video: I Want To Tell You (The Van Houtens)
directed by Carlotta Cardana and Marcos Villaseñor

Rock-stars die young. True legends live forever. After another of their sold-out concerts, the Van Houtens are kidnapped and whisked away to a secret castle. But while the world mourns their faked deaths, they find out they are now members of the world's most exclusive club, along with the likes of Elvis Presley, Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain. Can their life as forever-young rock stars really last?
RT: 3 min.

 
 
 
Short Film: Bread and Butter
directed by Ben Hall & Phoebe Hartley

All he wants is a little bit of butter for his bread...
RT: 7 min.

 
 
 
Feature Film: Play
directed by Alec Toller
 

Ryan and his friends are not booking acting gigs. Getting nowhere in their careers, they decide to write a very serious play about very serious topics to showcase their abilities, with Ryan as first time producer. When he realizes they don't have the money or the 'star power' to sell tickets, Ryan hires an up-and-coming film director who insists on re-casting and rewriting the play, putting Ryan's relationship with his best friend Andy in jeopardy. It is now opening night, and their highly anticipated 'political docudrama' about the Occupy Movement and Bernie Madoff has the whole city talking. But when a prop-gun is misplaced, spoiling the very serious opening death-scene, the play derails and the actors are left scrambling to pick up the pieces of the plot onstage. Egos fly, tempers rise, and Ryan must choose between his director and his best friend if he is going to get the production back on track. As the actors frantically improvise, the rapidly changing plot weaves into a shocking, offensive, cacophonous mess which will either skyrocket the cast into infamy or land them all in jail. With the actors' fates in his hands, Ryan must act quickly or their careers will surely be ruined before they've begun.

RT: 79 min.

Q&A will follow screenings

 

 
OPENING NIGHT AFTER-PARTY
 
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM
 
The Knitting Factory
361 Metropolitan Avenue, off Havemeyer Street
Williamsburg, Brooklyn

 

 

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