Two Movies Filmed in the Hudson Valley Get National Distribution
Two movies made right here in the Hudson Valley are set to debut in theaters all over America according to the Hudson Valley Film Commission.
Growing Up Smith will hit theaters on February 3rd and is about an Indian family who moves to the United States in 1979 "in hopes of living the American Dream."
The film won Best Feature Narrative Audience Award at the Woodstock Film Fest in 2015. It was directed by Frank Lotito and is based on a screen play by former Hudson Valley resident Paul Quinn.
Sadly, he passed away shortly after the movie was finished. A majority of the film was shot in and around Kingston. Jason Lee is the most recognizable star, while Anjul Nigam, Brighton Sharbino and Hilarie Burton are also featured.
Stray Bullets was directed by 16-year-old Jack Fessenden in the summer of 2015. The movie was shot primarily in Stone Ridge, Rosendale, Kingston, Woodstock and West Shokan.
According to IMDB, this thriller tells the tale of two teenage boys who have to clean out their fathers old mobile home on abandoned property but run into three on-the-run criminals. Stray Bullets was produced by Glass Eye Pix, their ninth movie made in the Hudson Valley/Catskill region.