Watching Richard's Wedding is like going to a party and meeting a tight group of friends who instantly welcome you into their fold and make you feel like you've known them all your life. It is a film that delivers its themes through sparkling conversation and terrific acting. What follows, much like the film, is a fun whirlwind roundtable discussion with actor/writer/director Onur Tukel and actors Jennifer Prediger, Lawrence Michael Levine, Heddy Lahmann, and Adam Schartoff. Richard's Wedding plays Friday, April 20 @ 8:15 PM, Saturday, April 21 @ 5:00 PM, and Sunday, April 22 @ 5:45 PM. CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS NOW!
Before we get started, here is a complete list of the movies in our Independent Visions Competition. See them all!
Independent Visions Competition
Empire Builder by Kris Swanberg Leave Me Like You Found Me by Adele Romanski Gayby by Jonathan Lisecki In Our Nature by Brian Savelson Richard’s Wedding by Onur Turkel See Girl Run by Nate Meyer Sun Don’t Shine by Amy Seimetz The Unspeakable Act by Dan SallitWelcome To Pine Hill by Keith Miller
THE INSIDER: What inspired you to make this movie?
Onur Tukel (Writer/Director/"Tuna"): I love the dialogue-driven movies of Woody Allen, Richard Linklater, Noah Baumbach and Whit Stillman. I always wanted to make a New York ensemble movie. I moved to New York in October of 2010 to get inspired. I had been cast in a really great indie film called Septien by Michael Tully and was really inspired by Tully's process. He
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