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Friday, October 28, 2016

Showcase for Pittsburgh-area filmmakers begins eighth season on WQED tomorrow

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 11:24 AM

Filmmakers Corner, the WQED TV show for local independent artists, returns with four recent shorts.

click to enlarge Randy Kovitz stars in his "The Beat Goes On"
  • Randy Kovitz stars in his "The Beat Goes On"
The hour-long Oct. 29 program includes an episode of “Guardians,” a dramatic web series starring Rejeana Palma, about a married couple “with dangerous ambitions.”

Also screening is “The End of Blessings,” by John Rice, a veteran filmmaker who teaches at Point Park University, from a script by Pittsburgh-based poet and short-story writer Jim Daniels. The drama, about an African-American cyclist and a older Italian couple he bikes past, has screened at numerous film festivals nationally.

“The Beat Goes On” is a drama directed by locally based actor Randy Kovitz, starring Kovitz and Bria Walker.

And “Happy Birthday to Me,” from the Carnegie Screenwriters’ group, won first place in this year’s 48 Hour Film Project.

WQED’s Minette Seate hosts.

Filmmakers Corner airs at 9 p.m. every Saturday.


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