Apr 272011

Casting Call!

Wanna be in pictures? Lexington filmmaker Justin Hannah is conducting casting for a short  film entitled “Consignment.” The shoot calls for six actors (men and women) in their mid-20’s to late 30’s. Auditions will take place on Saturday, April 30 and filming will occur during weekends in May. If you would like more information on the project, you can visit www.manicbaby.com/consignment for a synopsis and character breakdown. If you are interested in auditioning, please send an e-mail to manic.baby@yahoo.com or call (859) 335-0831.

Special Screening of Pharaoh’s Army with writer/director Robby Henson

Danville native Robby Henson will return to Kentucky for a special screening of his 1995 film Pharaoh’s Army. The movie stars Academy Award winning actor Chris Cooper alongside Academy Award nominees Patricia Clarkson and Kris Kristofferson. Filmed locally and based on true Civil War events, Pharaoh’s Army tells the story of a Yankee raiding party who come across a Confederate mountain woman and her son on a remote Kentucky farm. The screening will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Friday, April 29 in Transylvania University’s Cowgill Center and is part of the celebration for Transy’s new President, R. Owen Williams. Mr. Henson will conduct a presentation following the screening on oral history and film. This event is free and open to the public.