BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (WXYZ) - So you think you know the whole story about Batman's nemesis, "The Joker?" Check out the new short film "Smile" made by two young movie makers from the Detroit Area. And click the video to watch their interview with Glenda Lewis.
The film by Director Ryan Stratton of (West Bloomfield) and Producer Aaron Keteyian (of Royal Oak) premieres Thursday December 19th at the Birmingham 8 theater in Birmingham, MIchigan.
The filmmakers both say their work, "tells the story of the complex relationship between a troubled young boy, Junior, and his mentally unstable alcoholic father, Jack. When Junior is pushed to his breaking point, he's forced down a path of self-destruction and begins his transformation into one of the most infamous and dangerous comic book villains of all time.
If you plan to come: you MUST RSVP only by clicking the link: Do not call the Theater.
The film runs 24 minutes. When it ends both Ketayian and Stratton will be answering questions. If you'd like to see the movie you must RSVP by clicking this link http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E49AAAB28A6FF2-smile
DON NOT CALL BIRMINGHAM theater. Instead click the link to RSVP.
"SMILE" PREMIERE DETAILS:
--Birmingham 8 Theater: Thursday Dec. 19th (do not call the theater)
-Arrivals at 7pm
-Screening at 8pm
-Q&A directly to follow
-Semi-Formal Attire Optional
For more details on "Smile" check out the moviemakers' Facebook Page.
Stratton and Keteyian created the business "Arklight Pictures" to make their movies. " 7 action news featured their first project last year, a vampire film called: "Blood Angel." Back then they were in high school. Now they are both freshman in college and studying the movie business.
For more details on their work: check out the link for Arklight Pictures' Facebook Page.