Coming Attractions: 

DON'T MISS OUR BLOCKBUSTER COMING ATTRACTION IN NOVEMBER!

Straight from its premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival, Mountain Shadow is pleased to present this documentary/comedy!

Friday, Nov. 21st [NOTE CHANGE] • 7:30 PM and
Saturday, Nov. 22nd • 7:30 PM 
Oak View Room, Walnut Creek Library

“3 Still Standing” - a film by Robert Campos & Donna LoCicero

It’s 1980 in San Francisco.  Comic geniuses Robin Williams and Dana Carvey spearhead a new era of stand-up comedy.   Next in line for the “big time” are three talented comics:  Will Durst, Larry “Bubbles” Brown and Johnny Steele. But then, the comedy “crash” hits.   Now, like millions of other downsized Americans, Will, Larry and Johnny scramble to survive, while also staying funny, relevant, and true to the art form they love. The film is dedicated to Robin Williams.  

Documentary / Comedy • 90 minutes • Non-Rated
See the trailer here.  

BONUS: The filmmakers will present their work and engage the audience at both performances! PLUS, one of these three stand-up comics will perform “live” at each of these screenings!

 
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And Coming in December

Friday, December 12th  – 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 20th – 7:30 PM

Oak View Room, Walnut Creek Library

Show To Be Announced

 

Film Review & Commentary

Film Reviews
In a Word: When Life Imitates Art

A Film Commentary on Words and Pictures
By Mountain Shadow Director, John Bennison

Nearly every film attempts to say something in words and pictures. Good films use the combined mediums of script and cinematography well. Great films engage us and transport us; expressing for us those things we've never quite found the right words to say ourselves, giving us a fresh new way of seeing some things; or other things we've never seen before.   Director Fred Schepisi’s film, Words and Pictures, simply makes explicit what is implied in almost every filmmaking attempt.

This film was shown by Mountain Shadow in October, 2014.

Click on the image above to read the full commentary.

A Place Called Neverland

A Film Commentary on SIDDHARTH
By Mountain Shadow Director, John Bennison

Siddharth, the boy, only appears in the first few fleeting frames of a sweeping saga that takes his father, Mehendra, on a journey that could hardly be described as a spiritual quest. He merely wants to find his son who has disappeared, and feared abducted; after violating India’s child labor laws and sending the boy off to work in a trolley factory to supplement his own inability to earn enough money to care for his family. 

This film was shown by Mountain Shadow in September, 2014.

Click on the image above to read the full commentary.