May 2016

End of Fall World Premiere Tonight

Ames/Des Moines native Nicolaas Bertelsen was here a few months ago for a special screening of Yosemite, one of the films he has produced along with James Franco. Tonight, he returns to present the World Premiere of another film he produced, End of Fall.   The film is the first release from Go Man Go!, the production company Bertelsen co-founded with the film's writer/director, Wisconsin native Joselito Seldera. It is a rural thriller which follows a widower's...

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13th Wild Rose Film Festival set to launch

Film festivals are often labors of love which tend to come-and-go, but this year marks the 13th edition of the Wild Rose Film Festival in Des Moines.   Festival Director and Co-Founder Kimberly Busbee says the Wild Rose has grown each year, along the way gaining a reputation as a very filmmaker-friendly event. One way the Wild Rose has done that is by presenting awards in a variety of categories, including such technical areas as makeup and...

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