F&DM Alums at the Santa Cruz Film Festival

A Quiet Little Marriage, the award-winning first feature from writer-director Mo Perkins and co-producer Tamara Maloney (both F&DM alums) will be screened at this year's Santa Cruz Film Festival on Thursday, May 14 at the Riverfront Twin.  Winner of the Grand Jury Award in the Narrative Competition at Slamdance 2009 and the Audience Award at the Austin Film Festival, Perkins' film examines modern relationships.  Shorts by 2008 F&DM alums Deva Blaisdell-Anderson, Michael Tucker and Alex Calleros will be screened earlier that day on a program called UCSC in Effect!  Tucker's film, The Reunion of Amilia Marbleberry and Marcy Stills, completed while he was still a UCSC student, recently won the Jury Award for Best First Feature at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth.  Read more...