Wow! What an evening! I’m writing to thank ALL of you who attended last night’s YERT rough-cut screening at the Pittsburgh Filmmakers. I figure we had over 80 people packed into a screening room that only seats 53. (A special thanks to those who sat on the floor. 😉
(Here’s a picture of the eco-gingerbread house raffle prize!)–>
I can’t tell you how thrilling it was to show up last night and find so many friendly faces so excited to see the film. And then to see you all laughing, smiling, and even crying a bit through over two hours of sitting– well, the YERT team and I couldn’t have hoped for more.
Thanks again to Councilman Bill Peduto for kicking off the event, to Sheila Collins and Richard Citrin for closing it, and for all the helping hands all night long who made the event run as smoothly as it did.
I’d also like to thank Will Zavala for inviting me to share the YERT film at his ongoing DocSalon series. You can find more information about future DocSalon events at their website: http://pghdocsalon.blogspot.com/
And a special thanks to Salt of the Earth for donating the $50 “Dinner with the Filmmaker” for our raffle. Please support Salt and its brilliant chef/owner, Kevin Sousa, when you get the chance: http://www.saltpgh.com/
Until next time,
Mark (and Ben and Julie)
P.S. If you haven’t signed up for the YERT mailing list, please do: http://www.yert.com/contact.php . That’s the best place to learn when and how to get your own copy, watch, or screen the film after it is released.
P.P.S. You can check out photos of the eco-gingerbread house here.