ACT’s Central Heating Lab Hosts Fall Film Festival RAWSTOCK ATTACKS!
Seattle, WA – September 17, 2008 – The Central Heating Lab at ACT hosts the final RAWSTOCK film festival of 2008, RAWSTOCK ATTACKS! . The first three festivals, also held at ACT, have been wildly popular, selling to near capacity crowds. Proving that RAWSTOCK truly is “ahead of the curve,” and attracts some of the best local filmmakers, RAWSTOCK founder Justin Freet points out that, “over 70 percent of the films shown at the Bumbershoot One Reel fest in early September actually premiered at RAWSTOCK first!”
RAWSTOCK ATTACKS! is chock full of grindhouse and horror, as well as black comedy and vicious animation. It includes the world premieres of Chris Smith’s Delivery, Nash Edgerton’s Lucky and Calvin Lee Reeder’s Little Farm. Back by popular demand, Mitch Magee will return with a third episode of Welcome To My Study and and Jason Biggs will share their films Red Princess and Broken.
Doors open at 8:00 and the show begins at *WARNING: some films may contain graphic violence and shocking images. This festival is sponsored by Bulleit Bourbon, Wishlisting.com and Rockstar Energy Drink. Tickets for RAWSTOCK ATTACKS! are $15 and are available at the ACT Ticket Office, 700 Union Street, Downtown Seattle, or online at www.acttheatre.org.. For ages 21 and older.
RAWSTOCK Film Festival launched in 2004 as a showcase for raw, irreverent local filmmakers. It was conceived by Seattle natives William Russell and Justin Freet as a reaction to the dearth of attention given to local indie filmmakers and their films. RAWSTOCK also acted as incentive for these filmmakers to actually complete their projects! Both Russell and Freet have a strong aversion to navel gazing and heavy handed drama, preferring instead to focus on irreverent animation, politically incorrect comedy and grindhouse style exploitation. Now in its fourth year, RAWSTOCK has grown to encompass movies, music and comedy from coast to coast.