The filmmakers were there to accept the honor, which followed two successful Asian premiere screenings and a national television broadcast that generated a flood of positive responses online and in-person from viewers receptive to the story of the filmmakers' discovery, curation and caretaking of the life and work of elderly "outsider artist" Peter Anton.
View more viewer reactions on the Almost There Facebook page.
Many more festival screenings for the film are ahead, including the 2015 Camden International Film Festival, on Saturday, September 19 at 6:30pm in Rockland, Maine; the Big Eddy Film Festival, on Saturday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m; the Milwaukee Film Festival (screening on Saturday, September 26, Tuesday 29, and Sunday October 4); and at Louisville IF Film Festival, on Saturday, October 3 at 6:30pm. Many more upcoming festivals are still to be announced.
Find out more at www.almostthereproject.com.
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