ABOUT DAMNATIONLAND: Damnationland presents genre-defying original works from Maine filmmakers that redefine the classic thriller and horror categories. For nearly a decade, Damnationland programs have featured world premieres of short films produced in Maine by Mainers especially for the Halloween season. These are dark, surreal, and fantastic pieces, and they offer film fans an excellent sampling of the talent producing independent film in Maine today.
ABOUT NEPTUNE: Growing up on a secluded island off the coast of Maine and raised by the island's insular priest, Hannah Newcombe has led a sheltered life. She has plans to attend a prestigious boarding school on the mainland at the summer's end but finds her world upended with the sudden disappearance of a classmate, swallowed by the sea. Hannah's quiet obsession with the missing boy grows, leading to haunting dreams and visions. To pacify them, she attempts to fill the missing boy's role as a stern-man on his father's lobster boat. Now, torn between her commitment to the man who raised her and the man she hopes to save, Hannah is confronted with questions of her own identity for the first time.
The Footlights Theatre is very excited to announce that Independent FILM
will be added to their playbill of events each month.
A salute to DAMNATIONLAND- genre-defying original works from Maine filmmakers that redefine the classic thriller and horror categories. THURSDAY, JAN 10 at 7pm "Damnationland 2018", FRIDAY, JAN 11 at 730pm "The Women of Damnationland
(showcasing female directors, writers and performers)" SATURDAY, JAN 12 at 730pm "The Best of Damnationland" (9 Years!) SUNDAY, JAN 13 at 11am & 5pm "NEPTUNE" - the award winning "Maine" film by Derek Kimball and a company of "Maine's Best" on screen and off.
All films will have guest speakers for a talk back after. Watch film in our intimate setting with big screen projection and surround sound (plus beverages and free popcorn!). TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR or Call: 747 - 5434. Single Tickets ($10) and Weekend Pass ($30- see for all 4 films for the price of 3).
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