Sneak peeks at the Dietrich Theater to feature Tunkhannock Filmmakers

June 19th, 2015 9:26 am

First Posted: 7/11/2014

All are invited to the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock Thursday, July 17 at 7 p.m. for a free sneak peek featuring two films produced in Tunkhannock.

The evening will feature scenes from “Driving Not Knowing,” filmed by Jay Jadick, Benjamin Davis, Dylan Hansen-Fliedner, and Dane Mainella-Will, and the short film “Pitchfork,” produced by Todd Oravic and Ryan Wood. Not only will the audience have a chance to see the film clips, but also to learn about filmmaking from the filmmakers. One topic includes fundraising, and viewers will learn about Kickstarter, the internet-based fundraising campaign.

“Driving Not Knowing” begins as “Wannabe musician Lee returns to his rural hometown to live with his parents after dropping out of college in the city,” according to its filmmakers. The story continues with what happens when his college friends come for a visit and the wild weekend that ensues against the beautiful backdrop of Tunkhannock.

“A farmer losing his cornfield to drought sets the stage for the renewal of his once happy marriage,” is the filmmakers’ description of “Pitchfork.” The complete short film will be be featured.

Admission is free. For more information, call the Dietrich Theater at 570-996-1502.