It was a one-of-a-kind event, a singular experience, an understated but profoundly moving hometown homage built on sturdy pillars of respect and devotion.
The craft in creating these narratives, within the microcosm of the short-film space, is something that should be celebrated. Fresno Filmworks and the Tower Theatre honor these Oscar nominees by showing the features on the big screen where they belong.
Looking for a New Year’s resolution? I got one for ya right here. See something at one of our local theaters such as the Tower, not Edwards. Speaking of movies: Try something new in that area, too. Go to a Fresno Filmworks screening [or] the Fresno Film Festival at the Tower Theatre.
This didn’t exist when I attended [Fresno] State. It’s wonderful that now there’s a place for local filmmakers to express themselves.