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"IF YOU WERE TO DIE TOMORROW WHAT MOMENT WOULD YOU MOST REMEMBER AND HOW DID IT CHANGE YOUR LIFE?"
This question above was asked, "From celebrities to gang members, from heroin addicts and homeless, to teachers and clergy. Writer-director Nicholas Hondrogen, in his classy, disturbing documentary notes that all proceeds are donated to AIDS, although AIDS is only one of the preoccupations expressed here... Composer Philip Glass and others remember the birth of their children as electrifying moments, broadcaster Larry King recalls the heart attack that changed his life; and an actress recalls the details of her terrifying rape. The filmmaker turns the camera on himself as well. "Perfect Moment" won the Audience Award at the 1997 Slamdance International Film Festival focuses on some fascinating personalities.. Michael Farkash. The Hollywood Reporter 10. 24.'97.
PERFECT MOMENT FOUNDATION AND ABOUT FACE PRODUCTIONS
in association with
THE WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA AND SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
INVITE YOU TO A PREMIÈRE SCREENING
"P E R F E C T M O M E N T"
a film by
WINNER OF THE AUDIENCE AWARD
1997 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
THE WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA
FRIDAY MARCH 21ST 1997 AT 8:00 PM
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER, FRANK PIERSON
feature film, 35mm color, running time 90 min.
"If you were to die tomorrow, what moment would you most remember and how did it change your life?"
This question was asked to over 80 individuals from all walks of life and ethnic backgrounds. From celebrities to gang members, from heroin addicts and homeless to teachers and clergy. PERFECT MOMENT is a film about all of us in the time of AIDS but it is not about AIDS, it is about life, about art and the quest within each of us to reconcile our short stay here on this planet.
Featuring: Edward Albee, playwright, Maya Angelou, poet, Philip Glass, composer, Vincent Gallo, actor, Gloria Haithman, african american activist, Colin Hay, singer songwriter, Larry King, talk show host, Norman Lear, producer, Russell Means, american indian activist/actor, Frank Pierson, writer/director, Rabbi Harvey J. Fields, senior rabbi, Irwin Winkler, producer and others from all walks of life...
Music composed or donated by: Elton John, Philip Glass, Sinead O'Connor, Colin Hay,
Ani Difranco, Felicity Buirski, Michael Whalen and many others.
Proceeds go to three AIDS charities: AIDS PROJECT LA, ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION,
GIORNO POETRY SYSTEMS AIDS TREATMENT PROJECT
THIS FILM WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY PRIVATE AND CORPORATE DONATIONS UNDER THE AUSPICES OF
P E R F E C T M O M E N T F O U N D A T I O N
(509 A2 Public Charity)
© ABOUT FACE PRODUCTIONS 1997