Happy August to you all… Just wanted to give some updates on the screenings front.
So, I’m delighted to say that this film did in fact have its world premiere screening yesterday afternoon at the Strong Chance Film Festival in Brooklyn, NY. The entire festival was a delightful experience, and I’m so grateful to the festival for selecting this documentary for inclusion in this year’s slate.
Looking ahead, I was contacted by the organizer of the Sweet Life (Dolce Vita) Film Festival in Agropoli, Italy, that the documentary is an Official Selection for this year’s event, being held August 10-14. I don’t have the exact screening date/time yet, as their schedule (at the time of this posting) has only been released for the first day’s worth of screenings.
And moving into September, CAPTIVATED is also an Official Selection at this year’s Lost River Film Festival, in San Marcos, TX. This is the fourth year of the festival, which is held simultaneously across three different venues for a great variety of programming. Our screening will be at the San Marcos Public Library location, at 10AM on Saturday September 11. The screening will be free for all who may wish to attend. (Their website schedule will be updated with this year’s schedule in the next week or two.)
If the laurel for Lost River FF seems unusual, it’s because the
traditional olive branches have been replaced with diving mermaids. From
their message to me: “Our laurels are
comprised of a pair of mermaid tales, as this magical underwater being
is San Marcos’ mascot with a storied history in our spring-fed river,
which emerges from our downtown and flows 260 miles to the Gulf of
Still more to follow…