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March 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Screening Wed. March 29.
NOTE: This film contains profane language and some nudity.
Winner, AFI Audience Award, 2016
Director/writer/star Kris Avedisian expertly deconstructs the contemporary obsession with the “man-child” in this darkly funny story about former childhood best friends who reconnect decades later in their working-class Rhode Island neighborhood.
“DONALD CRIED suggests the shadings of a psychological thriller stuffed into the mold of a boisterous R-rated comedy.” – Eric Kohn, Indie Wire
“Simultaneously tense, funny and melancholic.” – Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
“DONALD CRIED is an acutely insightful, exquisitely written and acted triumph for Mr. Avedisian, who understands how the past permanently clings to us.” – Stephen Holden, New York Times
“Melds offbeat humor, cringeworthy pathos, and naked human emotion into a lunatic mélange.” – Marc Savlov, Austin Chronicle