Regina "Reggie" Nicholson who dearly loves movies decides that she wants to make one before she dies. So filmmaker Henry Corra agrees to help her, and the result is the new documentary, FAREWELL TO HOLLYWOOD. There is no way that a subject like this one is not going to make the viewer emotional. The film would have to border on horrible not to wring some emotion out of you. Fortunately, the film that Mr. Corra and Ms Nicholson (the pair is pictured below) have made is a pretty good one, so the emotion we feel here is earned.
Pulp Fiction and The Dark Knight to Silence of the Lambs, The Graduate and Apocalypse Now. (Clearly, this girl was not into light romantic comedy.) Soon Mr Corra is becoming ever more a part of his own movie -- for good reason: the filmmaker as activist, helper and friend.
Cinema Village and in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Music Hall 3 (for one night only). It will then open at Laemmle's Noho 7 on March 13 and at the Playhouse 7 on March 14. A limited national release is expected to follow.