Follow actor J Kimball (Juno, Spider-Man, Up In the Air) as he researches what it’s like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may be off from today’s reality.
THE GHASTLY LOVE OF JOHNNY director Paul Bunnell will be at the Playhouse 7 for the Friday (May 17) show, along with cinematographer Francisco Bulgarelli and actor Jed Rowen (“Sluggo”). And at the Music Hall 3 on Friday (May 17) will be actors Will Keenan (“Johnny X”) and Les Williams (“Chip”) and costume designer Kristina West. They’ll have free JOHNNY X comic books to give away at both screenings while supplies last.
Paul Bunnell’s 1950s throwback dials up the weirdness of the already surreal genre of sci-fi B movies with show-stopping musical numbers, over-the-top dialogue, and hilariously hokey special effects.
THE SECOND MEETING is about the first two encounters of former American pilot Dale Zelko and former Yugoslav missile officer Zoltan Dani. The first was on radar in 1999, when Dani shot down Zelko’s F-117A stealth attack plane – the only one ever downed in combat — during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. The second was 12 years later, during peacetime, when they decided to meet face to face as civilians and friends.
John Osborne, National Director, faculty, and teacher trainer for Project Welcome Home Troops, who is featured in the film, FREE THE MIND, will participate in Q&A’s after the 7:30 PM screenings Friday-Sunday, May 17-19, at the Music Hall 3 and after the 11 AM screenings Saturday, May 18 at the Playhouse 7 and Sunday, May 19 at the Monicas.
The DESPERATE ACTS OF MAGIC filmmakers will participate in Q&A’s at the NoHo after the 7:45 PM screenings on Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, and after the 1 PM screening on Sunday, May 12. Magicians will perform before the 7:45 and 10:15 screenings on Friday and Saturday and before the 1 PM screening on Sunday.