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Dave Jannetta and Michael Moore at the Traverse Film Festival

Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere at the Traverse Film Festival

Posted by Dave Jannetta on 05 Aug 2014

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I’m not quite sure how to write this recap without sounding like it’s paid for by both the Traverse City Film Festival and the Traverse City Chamber of Commerce. I often have conversations with filmmakers who have festival horror stories: empty theaters, poor projection and sound, very little staff, water boarding, etc. So I feel incredibly lucky to have played Hot Docs and Traverse City thus far because they make even a first time documentary maker like myself feel like a Saudi Prince....Forward

Tom Spanbauer at the Castro Street Books Inc. in San Francisco

Thank you to Books Inc. on Castro Street in San Francisco for hosting Tom Spanbauer

Posted by Rhonda Hughes on 30 Jun 2014

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Hawthorne is grateful for the support of independent bookstores. Thank you all and thank you Books Inc. on Castro in San Francisco for hosting Tom Spanbauer reading from his new novel, I Loved You More. In honor of Tom’s birthday today, a few photos from this event. Happy Birthday, Tom!


Ken White, Karl Soehnlein, and Tom Spanbauer


Thank you everyone for joining us at Books Inc.!

 

 

Alison Luterman

Shout out to Luan Stauss at Laurel Book Store and Alison Luterman for supporting Poe Ballantine

Posted by Rhonda Hughes on 28 Jun 2014

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“Poet Alison Luterman is delighted to pick up Poe Ballantine’s book. Apparently she is a big fan. Just another day at Laurel Book Store,” Luan Stauss, owner of Laurel Book Store.

Thanks for the support!

Dave Jannetta and Poe Ballantine on the set of Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere

Love & Terror has been selected for the Traverse City Film Festival

Posted by Dave Jannetta on 27 Jun 2014

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A quick update today with some great news. Love & Terror has been selected for the Traverse City Film Festival! This amazing festival was started 10 years ago by Michael Moore (Fahrenheit 9/11, Bowling for Columbine) and is committed to showing “just great films.” It’s an honor to be selected.

Love & Terror will have two screenings on Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2. If you’re going to be anywhere near Traverse City, MI or have always wanted to visit but have never had an excuse,...Forward