As audience members, we consume media on a constant basis whether in traditional forms such as motion picture theatres and television to smart devices, laptops or Ipads. Where do the films we see and the stories that compose them come from? What is the inspiration that spurs their creation? Meet three people who are actively involved in the film industry. Learn about their creative journeys and their drivers which keep them moving forward in an art form that fulfills and nurtures their passion. The program includes a screening of the Award-winning film “Spit Ticket” by guest panelist, Alfred Thomas Catalfo. RWU Professor George T. Marshall, Executive Director, Flickers, moderates.
"Split Ticket" directed by Alfred Thomas Catalfo: In 1947, newly-minted congressmen and future presidents John F. Kennedy, age 29, and Richard Nixon, age 34, travel to Pennsylvania where they must make a fateful decision. A supernatural drama based on true events described in 'Kennedy & Nixon: The Rivalry that Shaped Postwar America' by Chris Matthews.