Remember Highlights, that magazine you perused in the dentist’s waiting room as a child to distract yourself from dread of the cavity drill? It’s still going, still a family business, and still based in a stately mansion in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. Tony Shaff’s doc gives us a ringside seat for the production of the magazine’s 70th anniversary issue, introducing us to the editorial staff members committed to keeping Highlights relevant and fun in a changing world.
Documentary, 97 minutes
-Director: Tony Shaff
-Producers: Rebecca Green, Laura D. Smith
-Recently Screened At: SXSW (World Premiere), Cleveland International Film Festival, Cinetopia
-Scheduled to Attend: Rebecca Green, Producer
-Screening Details: 9/29 | 6pm | State Theatre AND 10/1 | Noon | Delta College Planetarium
The short film It Should Be Easy will screen before the film.
It Should Be Easy Animation, Comedy | 2 minutes
It’s not easy providing tech support for a senior, especially if she’s your Mom. In Ben Meinhardt’s charming animated short, a put-upon tech worker tries to walk his mother through her computer issues as a sci-fi apocalypse of machines gone wild unfolds in her living room.
Director: Ben Meinhardt | Recently Screened At: SXSW