THE SCENESTERS award winning Director (Best Director - 2009 Edmonton Film Festival) and ensemble actor Todd Berger will be flying from Los Angeles to attend our Annapolis screening and participate in an audience Q and A after the program!
The Annapolis Pretentious Film Society is screening one of the big Indie Film hits to come out of Park City's Slamdance film festival this year: "THE SCENESTERS!" This comedy by Todd Berger has been shaking up film festivals with award after award and was recently praised in USA TODAY's "Pop Candy" as the #1 in the "Pop Five" from the Wisconsin Film Festival. Check it out here...
Today's Pop Five: nicoliciousv2's indie picks from the Wis. Film Fest Synopsis: When a serial killer starts picking off beautiful young hipsters on the east side of Los Angeles, a group of crime scene videographers hatch a plan to catch him. Filmed in psuedo-documentary style, this film is Sunshine Cleaners meets L.A. Confidential with the comedic edge of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
Critics are giving THE SCENESTERS high marks as it tours the festival circuit, and we are very happy that they have agreed to special exclusive non-festival screening for the audience of the APFS.
“The Scenesters excels on so many different levels, it’s truly impressive…Keep an eye out for The Scenesters, it’s worth seeking out.” -- AwesomeVilliage.com
"Todd Berger, the director, writer, and actor keeps things surprisingly suspenseful and completely ridiculous. With a good script that doesn’t give too much away and actors with great timing, he has a real winner here." - Oxford Film Freak
One of the “Must-See Films” of the Austin Film Festival. --The Onion A.V. Club WINNER!
"MOST INTERESTING FILM" 2010 Slamdance Film Festival WINNER!
BEST COMEDY 2009 Hollywood Film Festival WINNER!
BEST SCREENPLAY 2010 Phoenix Film Festival WINNER!
BEST DIRECTOR - TODD BERGER 2009 Edmonton International Film Festival WINNER!
HONORABLE MENTION 2010 Oxford Film Festival To see the trailer, more reviews and the full festival list please visit the
Annapolis Pretentious Film Society event page --
May Screening: THE SCENESTERS at Rams Head On Stage! Tickets are $8 in Advance and $10 at the door. The event is at RAMS HEAD ON STAGE, Thursday, May 20th on West Street.
The DOORS WILL OPEN AT 7PM and the
PROGRAM will begin at 7:30PM. You can buy tickets in advance by clicking through to the
APFS event site or go straight to
Rams Head ticketing. Food and Drink are available throughout the entire screening. You can also take advantage of the Rams Head On Stage Performance Package which includes 2 hours of free parking at Gotts Garage, a complimentary Fordham Draught and 10% of your dinner check! Click
HERE or call the Rams Head Boxoffice at[masked]-4545. There is a lot I can say about this movie, but I wouldn't want to spoil any plot points. It is a very unusual and and innovative movie that is smart and hilarious. I am proud that we are bringing THE SCENESTERS to Annapolis. Director and Actor Todd Berger will be at the screening for an IN PERSON Q&A. Among other awards for the film, Todd was awarded BEST DIRECTOR at the 2009 Edmonton Film Festival for THE SCENESTERS. I hope to see you there, I want to thank all of you who have attended previous APFS screenings in support of Independent Filmmaking. Cheers, Pericles (Note: In the trailer on the event page there is one gory shot of a corpse. This is the only gory shot in the entire film and I want to stress that this is NOT a gory film or a violent one. This a comedy.)