Posts Tagged "Michael Marius Pessah"


Guys Reading Poems will screen in competition at the 25th annual Woods Hole Film Festival on Thursday, August 4th at 7:00 p.m. at Falmouth Academy. The festival is known for highlighting films with top-notch cinematography. Woods Hole Film Festival will be the New England premiere of Guys Reading Poems, after world premiering at Palm Beach International, with screenings at Dances With Films in Los Angeles and as a Centerpiece...

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Neo-noir poetry drama “Guys Reading Poems” will debut at the Palm Beach International Film Festival this April during National Poetry Month. The innovative feature film uses poetry as a framing device to tell the story of a creative but troubled family living in a downtown Los Angeles artist’s loft. It was shot in black-and-white, largely using the brand new Red Epic Monochrome camera. The story follows an all-male literary...

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Meet Justin Schwan as ‘The Survivor.’ Of his experience working on the film, Mr. Schwan says he learned, “Don’t concern yourself with being better than those around you.  Always strive to be better than the former you.” Director Hunter Lee Hughes says of Mr. Schwan, “Justin’s a bit of a paradox. In life, he draws people in with his gregarious charm and impeccable sense of style but on screen,...

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Meet Megan Sousa as ‘The Friend.’ Of her role, Ms. Sousa says, “She is very curious, but, knows right from wrong and will stand for what she believes.” Director Hunter Lee Hughes says of Ms. Sousa, “She fits perfectly into a neo-noir world, where a glance necessarily has more than one meaning and an enigmatic and striking veneer is the price of admission.” To learn more about Megan, check out her...

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Meet Gopal Divan as ‘The Oracle.’ Of his character, Mr. Divan says, “He may have vision. But that does not necessarily mean he has the ability to respond. That’s what makes his journey so fascinating .” Director Hunter Lee Hughes comments on Mr. Divan’s appeal, “It’s rare that an actor is both highly relatable and incredibly mysterious at the same time. Mr. Divan pulls that off and I may...

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