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Youngstown

Pete Ohs, USA 2021, 78’
International premiere
Audience award nominated film. Vote after the screening.
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Sarah (Stephanie Hunt, co-writer) gets a new name, a new home, bathroom and bedroom. She is to avoid talking to other people and, as the official sitting opposite her points out, just try not to be who she is. Certainly, and under no circumstances, is she to mention Youngstown, Ohio. Sarah, whose family history has been complicated, is part of the witness protection program. However, she has a serious problem - she is completely unable to lie or even remember her new name. Fortunately, in Youngstown, to which she immediately returns, she quickly meets an outspoken crook who "forgot" to return the car after a test drive and promises to teach her to cheat and use crutches convincingly. In his "microscopic" movie Peter Ohs shows some inept cheats who could learn a lot from Ryan and Tatum O'Neal from Paper Moon, surprised to learn that the more they lie, the more they learn about themselves. 

Audience award nominated film. Please pick up a voting card on entering the screening and tear in a place marking your opinion and throw it into an assigned box after the screening (cards and boxes will be available at the theaters). The filmmakers have a chance of winning $10,000. 

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Screenings
Tickets sale starts on 22th October, noon.
We 10 Nov, 13:00knh 3
Filmmakers Q&A
Sa 13 Nov, 16:00knh 3
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Pete Ohs

Pete Ohs is an American director, cinematographer and editor. He made music videos for bands such as Slow Club, Wavves and The Fiery Furnaces, and in 2013 "Filmmaker Magazine" counted him among the top new faces of independent cinema to watch. Julia Garner starred in his acclaimed first feature film Everything Beautiful Is Far Away. His latest film, Youngstown, examines a city in Ohio. As an editor he worked, among others, one the film Beast, Beast, shown at the American Film Festival.

Filmography

2012 I Send You This Place (co-dir.)

2015 We Found Footage (short)

2017 Poza zasięgiem / Everything Beautiful Is Far Away

2018 Nothing Bad Will Happen (short)

2021 Youngstown

Cast & Crew

director Pete Ohs
screenplay Andy Faulkner, Stephanie Hunt, Pete Ohs
cinematography Pete Ohs
editing Pete Ohs
music Charles Watson
cast Stephanie Hunt, Will Madden, Andy Faulkner, Alla Verkhlin, Michelle O'Brien
producer Andy Faulkner, Stephanie Hunt, Pete Ohs, Jesse Reed
production Spartan Media Acquisitions
sales Pete Ohs
language English
coloration colour
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