Save the Date!March , 2021
Three days of fabulous films!
You're invited to the Opening Night Gala !
Opening Night Filmmaker Reception
6pm Waverly Community House Auditorium
- 6:00PM: Cocktails , Hors d’ouevres
- 7:00PM: Program Hosted by Paola Giangiacomo with guests Scranton Mayor Paige G. Cognetti
- Executive Producer Chris Bongirne and Producer Director Nick Stagliano, showing a sneak peak of their upcoming noir thriller “The Virtuoso” starring Antony Hopkins.
- 7:45PM: Screening of Mr. Bongirne’s acclaimed film “Marshall”, the story of a young Thurgood Marshall starring Chadwick Boseman.
- Tickets: $65 in advance/$70 at the door
Special guest appearance by Stephen Karam
Saturday, March 28th
4:00 pm at Madame Jenny’s
126 Franklin Avenue, Scranton
Mr. Karam is the Tony Award-winning author of The Humans, Sons of the Prophet and Speech & Debate. He has written a film adaptation of Chekhov’s The Seagull starring Annette Bening which was released by Sony Picture Classics in 2018. He is an OBIE Award winner and a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist. His adaptation of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard premiered on Broadway as part of Roundabout’s 2016 season. Recent honors include two Drama Critics Circle, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards; a Lucille Lortel Award, Drama League Award and Hull-Warriner Award. Stephen is a graduate of Brown University and grew up in Scranton, PA.
Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival Venues
The Ritz Theater
The historic Ritz Theater is located on Wyoming Avenue, in downtown Scranton.
222 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton
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