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Humpty Dumpty Land

Production Company: 
Dutch Angle Films
Plot/Description: 
An AWOL soldier hides underground while and endless war rages above. Experimental filmmaking collides with the art of storytelling in this bold cinematic challenge.
Year of Release: 
2001
Filming Locations: 
Rhode Island, Newport, Cranston, Providence.
Producer: 
James Holland
Writer: 
James Holland
Director: 
James Holland
Cast: 
Marin de Charette, Shanth Enjeti, Danielle Devine, and Tyler Perry
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The ID Project Revisited

Production Company: 
Tp Productions
Plot/Description: 
A Mockumentary about a film never completed. The story of a mystical world where nobody can escape from sounded good, but after long arguments and huge production set-backs the film was not finished. A decision was made by the production team to make a documentary about the making of the film, but instead of it being truthful, we decided to make it a comedy!
Year of Release: 
2001
Filming Locations: 
Wellesley, MA
Producer: 
Tyler Purcell
Writer: 
Alexey Mohr/Caleb Hodes
Director: 
Tyler Purcell
Cast: 
Caleb Hodes/Jamie Ford/Richard Carlton
Posted Email: 
purcell@mediaone.net
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Macbeth

AKA (Other Title): 
William Shakespeare's Macbeth
Production Company: 
South Main Street Productions
Plot/Description: 
A modern telling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, using all the original text.
Year of Release: 
2001
Filming Locations: 
Newport, Jamestown, Providence, Narragansett, South Kingstown, RI
Producer: 
Annette Kennedy, Nigel Gore and Richard Griffin
Writer: 
William Shakespeare - Adapted by Richard Griffin
Director: 
Richard Griffin
Cast: 
Nigel Gore, Kate Lohman, Jim O'Brien, Josh Willis, Chris Perrotti, Rudy Sanda, Jim Bray, Sam Babbitt, John Capalbo, Christopher Pierson, Annette Kennedy, Raven Latourneau and Hope Pilkington.
Contact Person: 
Richard Griffin
Posted Email: 
rgriffin2@home.com
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Mutual Admiration Society

AKA (Other Title): 
Blow-by-Blow
Production Company: 
Counterfeit Clown Productions
Plot/Description: 
Following an eclectic band of characters and intersecting story lines over the course of one day, Mutual Admiration Society is a dark comedy focusing primarily on one young man’s inability to find clarity amongst the conflicting emotions and negative influences that permeate his mind.
Year of Release: 
2001
Filming Locations: 
Southern NH
Producer: 
Adam M. Reed
Writer: 
Satchel Underwood
Director: 
Satchel Underwood
Cast: 
Keith Brown, Sean Sweeny, John Joyce, Brian Allen, Mark Allard, Jason Allard, "Punch" the Clown
Contact Phone: 
(603)345-0760
Posted Email: 
filmmaker@counterfeitclown.com
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October Surprise

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Plot/Description: 
A couple of scroungers find a computer thrown away by a recently-assassinated journalist. On the computer is a photograph that might implicate ex-president George Bush in the alleged "October Surprise" conspiracy - to delay the release of the American hostages held by Iran and steal the 1980 election from Jimmy Carter. As the scroungers ruminate on the relevance of the discovered photograph, two operatives assigned to cleaning up the missing evidence are hot on their tail....
Year of Release: 
2001
Filming Locations: 
Boston
Director: 
Jonathan Peretz Chance
Contact Person: 
Cinetopia, Suite 31, 72 Peterborough Street, Boston MA 02215
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Mars Hill 04758

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Production Company: 
DiBacco Films
Plot/Description: 
Anthology of the psychodrama nature
Year of Release: 
2001
Filming Locations: 
Maine
Producer: 
DiBacco Films
Writer: 
Ralph Wayne DiBacco
Cast: 
Tom Urb
Posted Email: 
filmaker@ime.net
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Sandy 'Spin' Slade: Beyond Basketball

Production Company: 
MasterPeace Productions
Plot/Description: 
Celebrated as one of the best basketball handlers in the world, Sandy 'Spin' Slade's even greater gift is her electrifying connection with people. Using basketball to relate personal stories of doubt, determination and triumph, Slade inspires millions each year at halftimes, assemblies and special events. Beyond Basketball reveals the unique profession and undeniable aura of an individual who stuns with her skill and motivates with her message.
Year of Release: 
2001
Filming Locations: 
Newburyport & Boston MA, Mystic CT, Cumberland RI, Hampstead NH, additional New England & Southern California locales.
Contact Person: 
Lorre Fritchy, MasterPeace Productions, PO Box 1195, Andover MA 01810
Contact Phone: 
508-878-3200
Posted Email: 
lfritchy@aol.com
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Cry For Me

Production Company: 
Farmhouse Films
Plot/Description: 
"Cry for Me" explores a young man's battle with depression and its affect on his personal relationships. His depression manifests into a human-like form, instigating a powerful life or death struggle.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Hull, Cheshire & Pittsfield, MA
Producer: 
Mike Burdick, Brian McPhee
Writer: 
Richard Frost
Director: 
Richard Frost
Cast: 
Michelle Patch, Dylan Paschke, Brian McPhee
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I Love You to Death

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Plot/Description: 
Sherry Wingtight, a motor-mouth, coupon-clipping woman from Rhode Island, is so obsessed with bargain-hunting that she hasn't noticed that her husband, Al, has been dead for the last five years. After recovering from the shock - and flush with Al's life-insurance cash - Sherry takes him to a swank resort where she finds new and ever more creative ways to make money off his sorry ass.
Year of Release: 
2000
Producer: 
Fred & Ted Entertainment
Writer: 
Ted Page
Director: 
Fred Surr
Contact Person: 
Fred Surr
Contact Phone: 
617-236-7577
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Le Femme Repertoire aka Solidarite des Femmes

Production Company: 
Rouge Nation-State
Plot/Description: 
Female assassins are hired by a foreign government council to find and capture a quantum-nuclear engineer wanted for mass-murder, who is working for the U.S government, and living in Brookline.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Boston, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Providence (RI), Cape Verde
Producer: 
Said K. Dibinga
Writer: 
Said K. Dibinga
Cast: 
Deborah Martin, Claudia Jordan, Auta Lopes, Wendy Abraham, Dee Rodrigues, Marion Hall, Lonnie Farmer, Gennadiy Ravvin, Maria Valentinova, Karen Li, Iranna Rachel, Soraya Butler, Richard Caines, Jani Rodrigues, Simba Dibinga, Shaumba Dibinga
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Eleven Seconds

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Plot/Description: 
Based on the life of Travis Roy, the BU hockey player who suffered a spinal cord injury and was paralyzed in the first 11 seconds of his NCAA hockey game.
Year of Release: 
2000
Posted Email: 
rrebort@aol.com
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The Gypsy Years

Production Company: 
Velveteen Films
Plot/Description: 
Katherine Moss, aka "MOSSY", is one of a few who left the working class town of Wiley, Massachusetts in order to pursue a higher education. Four years later and now graduated, she must come home to Wiley and rediscover who she really is, and where she might be going. Mossy reunites with her three best friends, one a fisherman, one a do-gooder, and one an on again off again love, all of whom are experiencing the height of what it means to leave youth and family behind in order to start new lives as responsible young adults- all of whom are making their way through their own Gypsy Years, trying to find independence, and hoping to find their futures and happiness waiting and ready on the other side.
Year of Release: 
2000
Producer: 
Courtney Williams
Director: 
Rebecca Bagley
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In My Father's Church

Plot/Description: 
Although United Methodist policy unequivocally states that gay unions can not take place in Methodist churches, Methodist pastors have been defying the order of the greater church by marrying gay couples. Filmmaker Charissa King documents the broader struggle in the United Methodist Church, while she plans a wedding with her partner Kelly and meditates over the relationship with her father, a Methodist pastor.
Year of Release: 
2000
Director: 
Charissa King
Contact Person: 
Charissa King at P.O. Box 415 Boston, MA 02117
Contact Phone: 
617-929-1890
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Titus Andronicus

Production Company: 
South Main Street Productions
Plot/Description: 
A modern telling of William Shakespeare's darkest tragedy.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Providence, Newport and Bristol, Rhode Island
Producer: 
Zoya Pierson and Christopher Pierson
Writer: 
William Shakespeare - Adapted by Richard Griffin
Director: 
Richard Griffin
Cast: 
Nigel Gore, Zoya Pierson, Chris Perrotti, John Capalbo, Molly Lloyd, Kevin Butler, Christopher Pierson, Kevin Costa, Eric Cutler, Tom Roache, Dan Welch, Kate Lohman
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Gavin's Way

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Production Company: 
Rhinoceros Productions
Plot/Description: 
Three Irish Catholic cousins are faced with the toughest decision of their lives. Deciding who they are. Sarcastic Comedy about love, life, and escaping from a smalltown family business.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Massachusetts
Contact Phone: 
(978) 463-7456
Producer: 
Denton Hunter
Writer: 
D. R. Farquharson
Director: 
D. R. Farquharson
Cast: 
D.R. Farquharson, Daiva Deupree, Beno Chapman, Dan Johnson, Spring Hill, Gabriella Viela, Brian Hammer
Article Link: 
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The Gentleman from Boston

Production Company: 
The Education Project
Plot/Description: 
A brash young state representative learns that he has to "play ball" in order to get things done on Beacon Hill.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Boston
Producer: 
Mark Donadio
Writer: 
John Stimpson & Michael Connolly
Director: 
John Stimpson & Michael Connolly
Cast: 
Michael Landes, Wendy Benson, Francis McCarthy
Contact Person: 
John Stimpson Productions 1 Oak Hill Road Fitchburg, MA 01420
Contact Phone: 
(978) 343-7979
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Inquisition

Production Company: 
Random Foo+ Pictures & Pangea Films
Plot/Description: 
Krieger (played by Steve Sherrick) is a devoted man to his faith. But, on the eve of the new millenium evil walks the earth and it is up to him to discover who this "necrophin" is and stop them before they wreak their havok on mankind.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Malden, Mass
Writer: 
Garth Franklin
Director: 
C.C. Chapman
Cast: 
Cassie Ross, Dan Gorgone and Steve Sherrick
Contact Person: 
Random Foo Pictures, 265 Lexington Street, Watertown, MA 02472
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Messiah

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Production Company: 
Poverti Productions
Plot/Description: 
Adaptation of the Gospels. Aunt Kathryn & Uncle John need to get the, now grown, nephews and nieces back on track of being good. Kathryn writes the story after being bothered by all the bad news and seeing the kids so selfish and self-centered. During an Easter party dinner in her home, she forces the kids to listen, putting them into specific roles as they 'imagine' the story. Some listen, some learn, and some could care less. But it did change a few to the error of their ways. Behind-the-Scenes: "Messiah" is in editing with a wonderful editor, Dale Andrews, from Toronto. Music score and performance done by Adriel Prager of AzureMusic.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Downtown Boston, Dorchester, Roxbury, MA
Producer: 
Poverti Productions
Writer: 
Dan Parziale & K.M. Fitzgerald
Director: 
K.M. Fitzgerald. Cheryl Friberg, Production Assistant/Assistant Director
Cast: 
Daniel Parziale, John Cox, Cieran Crawford, Morgan Alexander, Michael Peluso, Gerry Martinez, Cheryl Finlayson, Barry Boykins, Wally Chang, David Goldberg, Tambre Tarlton, Bob Knox, John Stackpole, Brian McCoy, Gonzalo Donoso, Bill Holman, Joyce Rich, Shelley Back, and a cast of many more.
Contact Person: 
Kathy Fitzgerald, Poverti Productions at PO Box 135, Boston, MA 02122
Contact Phone: 
617-288-6468
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Natural Selection

Production Company: 
Big Time Pictures
Plot/Description: 
A woman carries on relationships with two different men but ends up falling in love with a third. However, there is an underlying manipulation involved on the part of the third man.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Boston, MA
Writer: 
Edward Keenan
Director: 
Edward Keenan
Cast: 
Jessica Powers, Tommy Day Carey, Rick Gifford, Jim Slabacheski
Contact Person: 
Edward Keenan, 265 Corey Road, Brighton, MA 02135
Contact Phone: 
508.735.6097
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Open Season

Production Company: 
10engines
Plot/Description: 
“Open Season - a story of highbacks and gunracks” was shot among the intensity and emotion of competition, with riding and interviews from east coasters Ross Powers, Tricia Byrnes, Abe Teter; a BoarderX segment narrated by Snowboarder magazine's "redneck of the year" Hobie Chittenden; and exclusive interview footage with a certain VT industrialist Jake Burton Carpenter.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Stratton, Vermont
Producer: 
10engines
Director: 
James Fox and John Bollenbacher
Cast: 
Ross Powers, Tricia Byrnes, Hobie Chittenden
Distributor: 
Video Action Sports
Posted Email: 
james@10engines.com
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The Habit

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Plot/Description: 
The Habit is based on a true story about a nun who steps up to decipher an opinion from a voice, a calling from a choice, life from nonlife. Shunned and losing sight of her faith, she treads the streets of New England, fighting to keep believing that what she's doing is right not righteous; to find comfort in her convictions when all is lost - not excluding the confidence of her best friend, Father Roonie, who simultaneously realizes that he's in love with her, that he's always been in love with her, that without her the church is barren.
Year of Release: 
2000
Director: 
Tracey Glynn
Cast: 
Steven Spacek (Thin Red Line, Blast From the Past), Gary Cherone (VanHalen, Extreme, JC Superstar), Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), Annie Gwathme (The Sisters Rosensweig, NY), Shae Kennedy (NY Theatre).
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Shoemaker and the Fishpeddler

Production Company: 
Memory Productions
Plot/Description: 
Tells the true story of two Italian immigrants, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti who were arrested on a streetcar in 1920. Charged with no crime, they were questioned for three days about anarchist activities and convicted for the robbery and murder of two payroll guards at a shoe factory in South Braintree, Massachusetts and seven years later were executed. This film portrays the perspective of the two men, limited in their use of English, whose basic rights were imposed on in a highly corrupt manner by the judiciary.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Massachusetts
Contact Person: 
David Rothauser, Memory Productions, 39 Fuller Street, Brookline, MA, 02146
Contact Phone: 
617-232-4150
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The Big V

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Production Company: 
Fred & Ted Entertainment
Plot/Description: 
A comedy about two guys who make a pact to both have a vasectomy (The Big V) on the same day. Their decision proves to be far more complicated than they could have imagined.
Year of Release: 
2000
Filming Locations: 
Boston area
Producer: 
Fred & Ted Entertainment
Writer: 
Ted Page and Fred Surr
Director: 
Fred Surr
Contact Person: 
Fred & Ted Entertainment, 361 Newbury St. 5th Floor, Boston MA 02115
Contact Phone: 
617-236-7577
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Healthy Men

Production Company: 
Healthy Productions
Plot/Description: 
This is a story of a young woman (Prudence) living at the turn of the century, who is diagnosed with schizophrenia and committed to a new mental hospital. Prudence feels that she has been wrongfully committed and must prove her sanity. Over the course of the film, it becomes cleear that both her family as well as the doctors at the mental institution have "issues" of their own. Prudence finds redemption among a traveling circus, where differences are accepted and celebrated.
Year of Release: 
2000
Producer: 
Maire Elliott/Justin McIntosh
Writer: 
Ben Spiegelman
Director: 
Ben Spiegelman
Cast: 
Het Haudenwurst
Contact Phone: 
(877) 569-8466
Posted Email: 
healthymen@ureach.com
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Radical Jack

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Plot/Description: 
Edgewood Studios has received a ton of e-mails from rabid Billy Ray Cyrus fans demanding to know when his debut as a leading man will be released. The film has completed post-production but as of this time they have no domestic release information. We have never seen such hyperactive buzz surrounding an unreleased film, but promise to post info as soon as they know it on their web site.
Year of Release: 
2000
Producer: 
Peter Beckwith and David Giancola
Director: 
James Allen Bradley
Cast: 
Billy Ray Cyrus, Dedee Pfeiffer, Noah Blake, George Buck Flower
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