Closure had its Los Angeles (and West Coast) premiere on Thursday, November 1st in The 18th Annual Valley Film Festival at the Laemmle in North Hollywood.
From left; Producer Beau Genot, actor Herb Hall, composer Jamie Christopherson, producer Katie Rosin, writer/director Alex Goldberg, actress Catia Ojeda, actress Milena Govich, and actor Marcelo Tubert.
Hundreds filled the largest theater in the multiplex, including cast, crew, friends, and families.
Line for Closure screening (photo: Kristen Moser)
At the end of the festival the movie won the Ten Degrees Hotter Award for Best Narrative Feature Film.
Catia Ojeda, Alex Goldberg, and Beau Genot, and our trophy!
This is our third award in four festivals. Next stop for the movie: Austin Indie Fest, Saturday November 10th.
Lying Naked, which was nominated for four best of fest awards in Planet Connection Festivity, walked away with two wins: Outstanding Overall Production of a Short Play, One-Act, or Monologue, and Rosebud Baker for Outstanding Actress in a One-Act Production. Congrats to all for a successful run.
Planet Connections Festivity announced nominations for best of the fest, and Lying Naked received a nomination in each category it was eligible: Outstanding Overall Production of a Short Play, One-Act, or Monologue, Alex Goldberg for Outstanding Playwriting Short Form (One Act) , Rosebud Baker for Outstanding Actress in a One-Act Production, and Dominic Spillane for Outstanding Actor in a One-Act Production. In addition, the play was part of Clandestine, an evening of One-Acts, produced by New Ground Theatre Collective, and was nominated for Outstanding Overall Production of an Entire Evening of One-Acts. Winners will be announced August 1st.