Today: September 29, 2016, 12:08 am
  
Entertainment

High There premieres Monday Aug 25 at the Action on Film Festival

High There premieres Monday Aug 25 at the Action on Film Festival
Hunter S. Thompson meets Cheech & Chong in Hawaii in this nonfiction comedy about tabloid journalism and the marijuana wars!

 

PR-Inside.com: 2014-08-19 18:03:21
August 18 ( Hollywood) High There, the new documentary comedy directed by and starring tabloid television legend Wayne Darwen, makes its world premiere Monday August 25th at the Action on Film International Film Festival in Monrovia, California.

The film, co-directed by veteran cinematographer Henry Goren, documents the pair's trip to the island of Hawaii in an attempt to film a reality television series focusing on the world's marijuana meccas pilot. Instead, Darwen becomes immersed in the island's drug culture while uncovering a government plot to incarcerate local marijuana advocate Roger Christie.

The film has been two years in the making and has already made waves during the initial promotion and development process. An early preview of the film generated more than one and a half million views on YouTube. Darwen's appearance on TheLipTV.com's Buzzsaw program shattered download records.

High There, in which Darwen takes on the character of Dave High, is the latest transfornation for the celebrated television producer who began his career as a 17-year-old newspaper reporter in Sydney, Australia. Already known in media circles as the model for Robert Downey Jr.'s tabloid reporter in Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers, Darwen's become a hero to marijuana advocates and hailed in some quarters as the successor to Hunter S. Thompson.

High There is directed by Darwen and Goren, written by Darwen, and produced by Darwen, Goren and Burt Kearns, the award-winning documentary film and television producer who immortalized Darwen as a tabloid television innovator in his book, Tabloid Baby.

The film is a Sam Peters International Productions Unlimited and Good Story Productions presentation of a Rat Lung picture.

High There is an official selection of the Action on Film International FIlm Festival. It will screen at 10 p.m. at the Krikorian Monrovia Cinema 12, along with the award winning short, The Low Road Baby. More film festival screenings will be annpunced in the near future.

Tickets are available at www.aoffest.com/#!product/prd12/2609055121/high-there-and-low-ro ..

Press Information
Good Story Productions Sam Peters Public Relations


B Kearns
Producer

email
www.hightherethemovie.com

Published by
Sam Peters
310 6634061
e-mail
www.tabloidbaby.com



# 347 Words
Related Articles
 
More From Entertainment
Micheal Castaldo’s Temptation Down In Rio to [..]
New York—Vital Records will release Temptation Down In Rio: Anthology of Never Giving Up on a Song on October 7, [..]
Powers within to Save Our Planet
The release of a new paperback Aaden BlueStar: The Awakening presents a different slant on the Harry Potter theme. Instead [..]
Celebrating Vivaha All Set for the Grand [..]
Asia’s biggest and most luxurious wedding exhibition is back in Kolkata. Celebrating Vivaha is all set for the grand opening [..]
The Mondays Drop Festival Worthy New Single [..]
Whilst the Boomtown Rats were busy shooting 'Mondays' down, High school friends, Dan, Luke, Isaac and Josh decided to turn [..]
Fiya vs. Netflix (the David and Goliath [..]
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. – July 25, 2016 – Netflix may have a new rival Fiya Networks and Distribution today announced [..]

Disclaimer: If you have any questions regarding information in this press release please contact the company added in the press release. Please do not contact pr-inside. We will not be able to assist you. PR-inside disclaims the content included in this release.