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ISOAW: New Festival Dates Announced! by


We are thrilled to announce that IN SEARCH OF AVERY WILLARD, shot concurrently and and featured in KEEP THE LIGHTS ON, will have it’s New York premiere at the 2012 Northside Festival in Brooklyn and will join KTLO at the Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco and Outfest in Los Angeles! Check out our current festival lineup below for a complete list of dates and ticket info.

Our team can’t wait to bring ISOAW to a theater near you, but we need your support now more than ever. There are only a few days left of our Kickstarter campaign and we need a final boost to reach our fundraising goal before this Thursday, June 7th! Many thanks to the amazing, generous backers who have gotten us this far!

If you can, please help us share this missing piece of queer art history with the world and make a contribution here


New Jersey International Film Festival – WORLD PREMIERE!
Sunday, JUNE 10 – 7:00 P
New Brunswick, NJ
Festival and Ticket Info

Provincetown International Film Festival
Wednesday, June 13 – 7:00 PM
Friday, June 15 – 9:30 PM
Sunday, June 17 – 11:30 AM
Provincetown, MA

Northside Festival – NEW YORK PREMIERE!
Tuesday, June 19 – 8:30 PM
Brooklyn, NY
w/ DZI CROQUETTES (Dir: Tatiana Issa and Raphael Alvarez)

Frameline San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival – WEST COAST PREMIERE! 
Thursday, June 21 – 9:15 PM
Roxie Theater
San Francisco, CA
w/ WHAT’S IN A NAME (Dir: Eva Küpper)

Outfest: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 
Sunday, July 15 – 7:00 PM
Thursday, July 19 – 5:15 PM
DGA Theatre 2
Los Angeles, CA
Screening in “Queerer than Fiction” shorts program


Cary Kehayan

Director, In Search Of Avery Willard

Cary Kehayan is a New Jersey-born filmmaker, musician and video artist. After graduating summa cum laude from Fordham University Lincoln Center with a B.A. in Visual Arts, Kehayan remained in New York City to pursue a career in directing and editing. He is a graduate of New York University's Tisch/BBC Television Production Program. While in London, Kehayan also studied art and screenwriting at the Institute of Contemporary Arts. His semi-autobiographical short film, I Speak, You Understand Me, earned him the 2010 James Storey Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts. A founding member of the indie rock group Average Girl, Kehayan continues to make records and tour nationally with the band. He has worked as a director for BBC Television, as an editor for HBO Documentaries, and has achieved critical success as an experimental video artist and curator. He resides in Brooklyn, NY.

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