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Monday, August 03, 2009

 

PATTY REILLY WAS HERE -- NOW AT NEW FILMMAKERS

Brenda Cooney (as Patty Reilly)
in "PATTY REILLY WAS HERE"
Photo by Andrew Serban (Director)


There's an on-going film festival at Anthology Film Archives, and a special film festival organized by New Filmmakers.

New Filmmakers is presenting a progam of short films related to drugs on Aug 5 at 6:00 in the Courtyard Theater at Anthology Film Archives as part of their Summer Festival of selected films.

One of the films, Patty Reilly Was Here, is by new director
Andrew Serban, a former directing fellow at AFI Conservatory in LA. Andrew is also a terrific professional photojournalist, and a new director to watch.

Patty Reilly Was Here: Troubled young drifter PATTY REILLY dreams of escaping her life of poverty and abuse in the gentrifying neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen, NYC. After a well-dressed young woman accidentally bumps into her, she plunges into a maelstrom of rage and despair, and begs her lovelorn friend TODD for a plane ticket out west. When he balks, she seduces him in exchange for his dad's gun -- supposedly for self-protection, but actually to rob and avenge herself against the 'yuppie trash' that disrespected her.


Wednesday, August 5, 6:00 PM
at Anthology Film Archives
Courtyard Theater
32 Second Ave (at Second Street, NY NY)



New FilmMakers celebrates drugs past and present (part 1)


6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS EARLY SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Phillip Cappe BIT OF HIMSELF (1997, 4 Minutes, Video)
Darren Coyle BROTHERS (2009, 14 Minutes, Video)
John Knowles SHADOW NET (2008, 20 Minutes, Video)
Andrew Serban PATTY REILLY WAS HERE (2009, 15 Minutes, Video)


(Irrelevant note: They, themselves, variously call themselves New Filmmakers, New FilmMakers, and NEWFILMMAKERS.)

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