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Controversial Short Drama "Among Friends" To Be Screened at Fantasia Film Festival

July 20, 2010

Controversial Short Drama

MONTREAL (RPRN) 07/20/10 — "Among Friends "Directed by Award Winning Geoffrey Uloth to Screen at FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2010

"We wanted to ask you to help strengthen our union by having sex with us" Charlyse (actor Nicole Braber)

Saturday July 24, 2010 5:40 p.m. , Imperial Theater. A short film that packs emotional intensity and subverts expectations at every turn.

Update July 24/7:  Judyth Piazza chats with Award Winning Filmmaker Geoffrey Uloth

EVERGON ARTS and ANSUZ PRODUCTIONS are proud to announce the Fantasia Film Festival screening of “AMONG FRIENDS” -- a short drama that has caused festival audiences to laugh, cry and argue over the controversial approach taken by this shorts to love, loyalty, commitment and sexuality among friends.

SYNOPSIS - A shocking dinner invitation sends close friends into uncharted territory that will change their relationships forever… A HOME-GROWN COLLABORATION WITH NATIONAL SUPPORT – "AMONG FRIENDS" had its world premiere at the 2009 Montreal World Film Festival.

The entire cast and crew of this production are filmmakers and artists from Montreal. The film was largely financed by its co-producers and made possible by extensive volunteer efforts of professional talent. NFB lent their support for post-production to help bring Among Friends to the screen.

When local actor Nicole Braber proposed the zany concept for this film to emerging screenwriter Barbara Campbell three years ago, they immediately decided to co-produce the project and finance it themselves (on a shoe-string budget). They asked Montreal filmmaker Geoffrey Uloth (of award-winning “Wildflowers” and “The Ecstasy Note”) to direct. Geoff

Controversial Short Drama
cast of "Among Friends" Nicole Braber and Thomas Carlo
then attracted the participation of DOP Jean-François Da Sylva-La Rue and an experienced crew of professionals.

An amazing cast, assembled from the Carter Thor Acting Studio, along with their Performance Director, Jock MacDonald, brought the crackling dialogue and emotional intensity of the provocative script to life. Local musicians Jean-Yves André and Chris Tauchner rounded out the creative team and recorded expressive original music for the film.

You are invited to attend the screening of AMONG FRIENDS:

SATURDAY JULY 24, 2010 5:40 p.m.  at the IMPERIAL THEATER, 1432 Rue de Bleury, Montreal

Presented by: EVERGON ARTS and ANSUZ PRODUCTIONS A Braber/Campbell/Uloth Production

DIRECTOR: Geoffrey Uloth

DOP: Jean-François Da Sylva-La Rue

WRITER: Barbara Campbell

PERFORMANCE DIRECTOR: Jock MacDonald

For the event, go to:

http://www.fantasiafestival.com/2010/en/films/film_detail.php?id=244

CAST: Nicole Braber, Catherine Lipscombe, Carlo Mestroni, Ken Proulx, Adrianne Richards, and Craig Thomas

Tickets $8 (for sale in advance online and at the theatre)

AMONG FRIENDS is presented in the "Courts Métrages Québécois 7" program. 

Controversial Short Drama

Media Contact Name: Geoffrey Uloth
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Media Phone: 514-941-4017
Media Web Address: http://www.fantasiafestival.com/2010/en/films/film_detail.php?id=244
Company Contact Name: Evergon Arts Inc.
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EVERGON ARTS and ANSUZ PRODUCTIONS are proud to announce the screening of “AMONG FRIENDS” -- a short drama that caused test audiences to laugh out loud, drop into silence, and then erupt into heated arguments with their friends. Directed by Geoffrey Uloth

Previous films: "The Ecstasy Note" - WINNER BEST COMEDY- Niagara Independent Short Film Festival "Wildflowers"

www.evergonarts.com

uloth@evergonarts.com

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