Mont Alto Film Project feature film, 'Two Days Back,' set to premiere

The Mont Alto Film Project will premiere its student-run, low-budget motion picture, "Two Days Back," (IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2083385/), on Nov. 18 and 19 at the Capitol Theatre Center at 159 S. Main Street in Chambersburg, Pa. The film was written and made in its entirety by a handful of undergraduate students and Kevin Boon, faculty advisor, at Penn State Mont Alto as part of a four-semester practicum in filmmaking. 

“It was designed to provide students with hands-on experience to result in real-world achievement,” said Boon, associate professor of English. “In this case, a legitimate, independent low-budget film was completed and will have its debut.”

"Two Days Back" is described as a mystery with traces of horror. The story centers on Emma, a young woman who had been lost for two days in the woods as a child. She remembered nothing of the ordeal until years later when accompanying a group of environmental students to catch forestry students suspected of illegal foresting. After people go missing, the groups join forces and Emma comes face-to-face with the dark mystery of her past.

Tickets are available for two showings at the Capitol Theatre box office. The first showing is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18; the second at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Tickets are $10 per person with panel discussions immediately following both showings where audience members may interact with the actors and filmmakers. Additionally, the filmmakers and actors will meet and greet attendees at a pre-showing reception (Nov. 18 only); the reception and show price is $25. Proceeds will benefit the Cumberland Valley Film Club and the Capitol Theatre.

Additional materials and photographs are available at http://twodaysback.com/press.php. For an event press pass or additional information, contact Kristie Fry at kfry@psu.edu. Boon and Mont Film Project participants are available to interview by request.

 

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Last Updated October 31, 2011