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     OF ALL THE THINGS
U.S.A., 2008, 85 mins, Color (Language)

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Director: Jody Lambert
Executive Producers: Joel Wilson and Suzi Wilson
Producers: Taylor Williams
Co-Producers: Jody Lambert and Heather Greene
Editor: Haines Hall
Cinematographer: P.H. O'Brien
Cast: Dennis Lambert, Misha Lambert and Tina Lambert



www.ofallthethingsmovie.com


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The most unlikely comeback of the year. Dennis Lambert was one of the most successful and diverse songwriter/producers of the '70s and '80s, with hits like "Ain't No Woman Like The One I've Got", "Rhinestone Cowboy", "Don't Pull Your Love", "Baby Come Back" and "Nightshift". He had chart-toppers in almost every genre of music, and at one point four of his songs were simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a feat previously accomplished only by The Beatles.

That was then.

Today, he's a 60-year-old family man selling real estate in Florida. But it turns out his obscure 1972 solo album is still huge... in the Philippines. A Filipino concert promoter has been begging Dennis to tour for decades, and in 2007 - thirty-five years after the release of his album - he finally agreed. "Of All The Things" is a hilarious and touching pop/rock/country/R&B documentary that follows Dennis on his whirlwind tour as he rediscovers his passion for music -- a two-week adventure that takes him from the comforts of Boca Raton, through the remote outer islands of the Philippines, to a sold-out show at Manila's famous Araneta Coliseum for thousands of fans he never knew he had. Some lives deserve an encore.



Jody Lambert
Jody Lambert was born and raised in Los Angeles. Of All The Things is his directorial debut. It had it’s World Premiere at the 2008 SXSW Film Festival; won Audience Awards at the Sarasota, Nantucket and Palm Beach film festivals; and will be showcased in the American Film Institute’s AFI Project 20/20, an international initiative designed to enhance cultural exchange, understanding and collaboration through filmmakers and their films from the US and abroad. As an actor, he has worked at some of downtown NYC’s best theaters, including ps122, the Ohio, HERE and the Atlantic Theater Company; helped in the creation of the New York International Fringe Festival; and traveled to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, London and Ireland with several award-winning productions.
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          YOU'RE OUTA HERE
U.S.A., 2009, 4 mins, Color (Family Friendly)

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Directed by George Griffin


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A feisty descendant of Betty Boop tells her no-good boyfriend to hit the road, her litany of complaints set to the barrelhouse rhythm of Fats Waller's "The Minor Drag," reinvented as "You're Outa Here" by lyricist/vocalist Lorraine Feather.

 
Showings
06/12/09 09:00 AMVenue 3 (HS)
Saugatuck High School Auditorium
401 Elizabeth Street
 
06/13/09 09:00 PMVenue 3 (HS)
Saugatuck High School Auditorium
401 Elizabeth Street
 


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