Tuesday night series features films
The Courthouse Center for the Arts in Kingston will screen several short films on the third Tuesday of each month beginning in February.
First on the schedule, on Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. is “A Grocery Store,”(17 mins.) directed and written by John D’Arco. The film stars Alison Gallaher, Brett Jacobsen, Hanoch Schmalbach. Leonard has always believed that with the right information and a keen strategy, all things are possible. His theories are put to the test when he invades a local supermarket with plans to romance the woman of his dreams.
“Dealbreaker,” (13 mins.) is directed by Gwyneth Paltrow and Mary Wigmore, and stars: Arija Bareikis. Having suffered countless dating disasters, Fran thinks she has finally found her soul mate. Yet, it is funny how quickly Mr. Right can become Mr. Terribly Wrong and the search for love continues. More information, visit: www.moxiepictures.com.
Directed and written by Douglas Horn, “ Full Disclosure” (16 mins.) stars Brent Sexton and Judy Greer. Everett decides to reveal every terrible habit, attitude, and hang-up on the first date. Shockingly, women do not respond as he had hoped . . .until he meets Brinn, who is willing to play his game and try for “Full Disclosure.” For more information, visit www.fulldisclosurethemovie. com.
“Hiro,” (20 mins.) is directed by Matthew Swanson. After a chance encounter with a young girl, a shy Japanese insect collector finds himself thrust into a wild chase to recover an important stolen beetle.
“A Hooker and A Dirt Road End,” (12 mins.) In black and white and directed by John Nijhawan, this a series of vignettes track an aging, small-town hooker through her final moments and interactions before an impending global disaster.
“Swimming,” (18 mins.) is directed and written by Diane Lisa Johnson. and stars Danielle Taddei. A shy mailroom clerk’s life is changed when she takes a co-worker’s discarded love letter from the trash and decides to reply. Interoffice cat fighting, deception, and romance ensue in this entertaining film about the distance between the life you have and the life you want. For more information visit www.swimmingmovie.com.