• 16 Local Filmmakers Featured at Monarch Film Festival

    Starting on December 10 for two nights, the Monarch Film Festival will feature 16 original works from local filmmakers as well as 18 films from all over the world. The Award Ceremony and Second Screening featuring the winning selections with most of the local films will be the following day, December 11 at 5:00 p.m.monarch film fest

    Among the local films is “Grin,” directed by local filmmaker, Matthew Kalamane. “Grin,” a feature-length film will be premiering at the festival. “Grin” is about a man who awakens in an empty house that he is unable to leave. Battling fatigue, injury and amnesia, and guided only by a mysterious voice in a phone, he begins piecing together the fractured memories of events that led him to be trapped where he is, and ultimately discovers a truth more horrifying than he could have ever imagined. Playing December 10 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.Grin: Vance accosting Diana



    “The Sky Won’t Fall,” directed by local filmmaker Kellen Gibbs, is an award-winning Student Narrative by the Pacific Grove native. This is Gibbs’s second film, shot on location in Los Angeles where Gibbs is attending New York Film Academy. “The Sky Won’t Fall” is about Dale Richardson who experiences a possible alien encounter. His intrigue leads to an obsession about the probability of extra-terrestrial life. Part of the Local Shorts Package playing December 10 at 8 p.m. followed by a Q&A and December 11, at 7:10 p.m. Tickets for the Local Shorts Package are $10. Individual Screening Tickets are $5 at the door.Dale tries therapy

    Both films are part of our “Local’s Corner” – films made exclusively by local film makers on the big screen, giving our hometown a chance to support the local film making community.

    Individual screening tickets available online or at-the-door for only $10 General Admission (Feature or Full Length Documentary) and Special Package Price (Shorts/ Local Shorts/ Student Narratives/Student Shorts and Local Short Documentaries), $7.50 for Students/Military & Seniors. $5 for individual shorts.

    All Day, General and Package Tickets can be purchased online at: www.monarchfilmfestival2014.bpt.me or at the door.

    Discounted Tickets (Students/Military/seniors) only available at the door.

    Official schedule can be found online at www.www.monarchfilmfestival.com/festival-info. For more information email: info@monarchfilmfestival.com or visit



    posted to Cedar Street Times on December 1, 2014

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