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IN SEARCH OF OUR FATHER, SYLVESTER STALLONE
Central Square Theater
Cambridge, MA
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Thank you for attending the world-wide premiere of IN SEARCH OF OUR FATHER, SYLVESTER STALLONE. For more information about this project and upcoming events, please email us at info@womeninfilmvideo.org


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IN SEARCH OF OUR FATHER, SYLVESTER STALLONE
On October 28, 2014, join Women in Film and Video/New England at Central Square Theater for a staged reading of our 2013 Screenwriting Competition Winner: In Search of Our Father, Sylvester Stallone by Santa Sierra produced in collaboration with Harvard Square Script Writers (HSSW).

Staged Reading directed by: Gauri Adelkar
Creative Consultant: Christina Marin
Narrated by Rosi Amador of Amador Bilingual Voiceovers
Cast: Balboa by Nicole Sarmiento, Rocky by Lucca Drummond, Sofia by Karina Beleno Carney, Drigo by Aaron Andrade, Carlos by Jose Gonsalves, Pablo by Johnny Quinones, Lorna by Becki Dennis, Alfredo by Hugo Arellano Morales, Davida by Jackie Santos, Pito by Stephen Radochia, Jose Maria by Julian Navarro

In Search of Our Father is the story of a young brother and sister growing up in poverty in El Salvador. After they lose their mother to gang violence, the wise-beyond-their-years siblings embark on a dangerous journey to the US, hoping to find the man their mother always claimed was their father: Sylvester Stallone. "I grew up being an immigrant in Massachusetts," screenwriter Santa Sierra explains, "so I understand the many reasons why people would risk their lives to come to the United States. I wanted to tell an engaging story that would make someone look beyond the immigration status of a person."

To date, In Search of Our Father has placed in the top 15% of the Nicholl Competition, ranked on The Tracking Board's 2013 Young & Hungry List, was a finalist in the 2013 PAGE awards, finaled in the WriteMovies.Com awards, and won WIFV/NE's 2013 Screenwriting Competition.  Santa is repped by Bryan Brucks at Luber/Roklin Entertainment.

Director Gauri Adelkar is very excited to bring Sierra's piece to life on the stage for the very first time. Based in Somerville, MA, and originally from Mumbai, India, Adelkar won the Indie Soul Best Director Award at the Boston International Film Festival for her short film, "The Theft." "Within a few pages of reading the wonderful script by Santa Sierra, I instantly wanted to be part of bringing the children's journey to stage," says Adelkar.

Adelkar will be joined by Dramatic Consultant Christina MarĂ­n, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Performing Arts at Emerson College. "I am thrilled to be participating in this project," says Marin, "I feel it touches upon important contemporary social issues affecting our global society".

WIFV/NE would like to acknowledge and thank our sponsors: Lesley University, The Boston Latino Film Festival, Saint Aire Productions, Local Sightings, Chelsea Collaborative, Boston CISPES, Gregger Jones/Panasonic, High Output, Final Draft, Inktip and Talamas.


STAGED READING
In Search of Our Father, Sylvester Stallone by Santa Sierra
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Central Square Theater: 450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02134
Reception 6:00 PM  7:00 PM
Performance begins at 7:00 PM and concludes with a Q&A with the writer, director, actors and members of Chelsea Collaborative

Admission: $10 for students and seniors; $15 for members of HSSW, WIFV/NE, Chelsea Collaborative (please enter password!); $20 for general public.

Location

Central Square Theater (View)
450 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Categories

Arts > Theatre
Film

Minimum Age: 9
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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