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17th Annual Valley Film Festival Opening Night Screening: The Father and Th...

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Laemmle's NoHo 7

5240 Lankershim Boulevard

North Hollywood, CA 91601

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The 17th Annual Valley Film Festival is proud to kick off another year with filmmaker John Putch (Mojave Phone Booth, Route 30 Trilogy) opening the festival. Join us as we screen The Father and The Bear with cast & crew in attendance.

*Please check-in at The Valley Film Festival will-call table to exchange your Eventbrite receipt for physical tickets*


The Father and The Bear (USA/85 minutes/LA Premiere)

Directed by John Putch

Byron Temple, a retired character actor (Wil Love) with diagnosed dementia, longs to perform at his beloved summer theater one last time. Against his daughter’s wishes (Dendrie Taylor), he accepts a role from the newly installed artistic director (David Deluise) who is unaware of Byron's condition.


About John Putch:

John Putch is often referred to as an independent film 'real mcCoy'. One of his first indie efforts, "Valerie Flake," landed him at the '99 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. Experienced in both Drama and Comedy, John’s other notable films include the cult indie favorites: BACHELORMAN, MOJAVE PHONE BOOTH and the ROUTE 30 TRILOGY films. TV directing includes: Blackish, Rush Hour, The Middle, Body Of Proof, Scrubs, Cougar Town, My Name Is Earl, Ugly Betty, Grounded For Life, and multiple television movies and mini-series. When John is not working for others in Los Angeles, he is quietly making independent movies somewhere else.


About The Valley Film Festival:

The Valley Film Festival is the first and longest continously runnign independent film festival in LA's San Fernando Valley. Our mission is to further the education, production, and distriubtion of filmmaking and have been showcasing great content from around the word for 17 years. Join us October 25-29, 2017 for our 17th annual showcase.

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