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CGG wins documentary prize at Tupelo Film Festival

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost won a 2nd place Reely Award in the Documentary Competition at the Tupelo Film Festival! Thanks very much to the Tupelo Fest and to all who attended. For more info see the link below.

Reely Award Winners

Tupelo Film Festival Screening

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost will be screening at the 2008 Tupelo Film Festival in Tupelo, Mississippi. The festival takes place May 15 - 17, 2008 at the historic Lyric Theater. CGG will be playing Saturday, May 17th at 4:45PM.

Tupelo Film Festival

Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Benefit Party

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost will be screening as part of a benefit party for Independent Pictures’ Film Production Internship Program. See postcard below or screenings info for more information.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Benefit Postcard

*Film screening only tickets are available for $15.

Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost featured on WKSU News in Cleveland

Friday, March 7th, 2008

CGG director/producer/writer Todd Kwait was featured on the March 5th edition of WKSU News in Cleveland. Listen to the segment here.

Todd Kwait honored as “Local Hero” at CIFF

Monday, February 11th, 2008

The Cleveland International Film Festival has honored Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost director Todd Kwait as one of its “Local Heroes” for 2008. To read all about it, follow the link below.

“Local filmmakers highlighted as Local Heroes in the 32nd Cleveland International Film Festival”

CGG director Todd Kwait on Grateful Dead Radio Hour

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost director/producer/writer Todd Kwait will be on the syndicated radio program ‘The Grateful Dead Radio Hour’ starting this Monday, February 11th. Check the website below for specific airings in your area.

Grateful Dead Radio Hour Station List

Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost to play On Location: Memphis Film Festival

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

CGG has been selected to play at the 2008 On Location: Memphis Film Festival (formerly known as the Memphis International Film Festival). The festival is set to take place from March 27 - 30, stay tuned for specific screening times and locations. We’re very excited to be showing the film in Memphis- the city and the area around the city served as a large focal point for our filming. Hope to see you there!

NYC Screening

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost will be screening at the Village East Cinemas in Manhattan on Friday, February 29th at 8pm as part of the New York Film and Video Festival. Check the link below for more info.

NYIIFVF

Upcoming Screenings: NYC & Cleveland

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost has been accepted into two great film festivals happening in the next two months: the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival in New York City from February 28 - March 6th and the Cleveland International Film Festival in Cleveland from March 6 - March 16. Stay tuned for specific screening times, dates and locations and check the websites below for more info!

New York International Independent Film and Video Festival
Cleveland International Film Festival

CGG Director Todd Kwait on radio program “In Search of a Song”

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Todd Kwait, writer/producer/director of “Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost”, was recently featured on Jason Wilber’s radio program “In Search of a Song”. The program, originating out of Bloomington, IN, interviewed Todd while he was in town for a public screening of the film at the Monroe County Library. The interview was conducted by Rich Reardin and is available for download as a podcast below. Here’s what Anthony Piatt of Fly on the Wall Media had to say about the film after the Bloomington screening:
“Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost not only connected some dots in American music for me, it extended the timeline- creating new dots. While searching for artists of the past, you understand contemporary artists like John Sebastian and David Grisman in a more personal way. Like great Jug Band music the journey is jovial at times, all well put together, and fast paced at times… ‘Tight, but loose’.”

Check out the interview here

Watch the trailer

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