Mont Alto Film Project movie, 'Two Days Back,' to show in Gettysburg

"Two Days Back," (IMDB:, a low-budget motion picture made entirely by students of the Mont Alto Film Project at Penn State, will be the matinee feature at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Majestic Theatre in Gettysburg. The Majestic is located at 25 Carlisle Street in Gettysburg, Pa. Tickets are available for the 12:30 p.m. showing online or by calling the theatre box office at 717-337-8200.

"Two Days Back" first debuted at the Capitol Theatre in Chambersburg in November 2011. The film 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.

The film was written and made in its entirety by a handful of undergraduate students and their faculty adviser, Kevin Boon, at Penn State Mont Alto as part of a four-semester practicum in filmmaking (2009-10 through 2010-11 academic years).

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

Additional materials and photographs are available at For an event press pass or additional information, contact Kristie Fry at Boon and Mont Film Project participants are available to interview by request.

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Last Updated February 07, 2012