Andrew Perez

Andrew Perez

“Bastards y Diablos” to be screened in Port Townsend on Tuesday

PORT TOWNSEND — Actor and recent Port Townsend Film Festival Fellowship award winner Andrew Perez will screen his film “Bastards y Diablos” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Film Festival’s Balcony Theater.

The screening is free to the public, although a donation is suggested, but space is limited, according to Jan Halliday of the Port Townsend Film Festival.

The theater, which seats only 40, is located in the Port Townsend Film Festival offices at 211 Taylor St., Suite 401-A.

When the film was shown during the 2016 Port Townsend Film Festival, Halliday estimated that more than 250 people were able to snag a seat in one of the two theaters it showed in.

Filmed in Columbia

“He not only wrote his own screenplay but he acted in it and filmed it in Columbia,” Halliday said. “He’s only 33 so we’re so glad we can help him along with this fellowship.”

Perez is now living and working in Port Townsend writing a second screenplay, which eventually will be presented to the public as well.

As part of his fellowship, his accommodations and transportation were arranged by the Port Townsend Film Festival staff.

Perez also was one of the featured actors during the 2016 Port Townsend Film Festival, not only for his work on “Bastards y Diablos” but also for his role in the movie, “My Scientology Story,” which was not shown at the film festival since its release date was delayed.

“Something to do with the Church of Scientology having some issues with it,” Halliday said.

“Bastards y Diablos” was a hit, winning the Special Jury Award during the September Festival in Port Townsend.

“It was just very popular,” Halliday said.

Los Angeles native

Perez was born in Los Angeles and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area before moving to Chicago to study acting at Northwestern University and The School at Steppenwolf. He moved back to Los Angeles in 2007.

________

Jefferson County Editor/Reporter Cydney McFarland can be reached at 360-385-2335, ext. 55052, or at [email protected].

More in Entertainment

Port Townsend Main Street Program Promotion Committee members Sue Arthur, left, and Jennifer Wake help make 500 goodie bags filled with donations from local merchants and sponsors to be sold at Thursday’s Girls’ Night Out headquarters at Vintage by Port Townsend Vineyards, 725 Water St., starting at 11 a.m. Proceeds from the goodie bag sales support the nonprofit Main Street Program and the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation’s fund to help people in need receive breast and cervical cancer screenings and other services. The event will feature a day and night of shopping at 38 businesses with many open later than usual. The theme is the 1960s “You Go Go Girl!” The wrap party will be at 6 p.m. at Vintage by Port Townsend Vineyards. For more, see ptmainstreet.org.
Girls’ Night Out

Port Townsend Main Street Program Promotion Committee members Sue Arthur, left, and… Continue reading

The 21st Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival opens Friday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
CrabFest offers good eats beginning Friday

Tribes contribute to food at weekend festival

Walk-About garden tour scheduled

The Clallam County Master Gardeners will host a Walk-About garden… Continue reading

Rhododendron Society to meet

Sue Milliken and Kelly Dodson will address a meeting of… Continue reading

NOLS book discussion groups scheduled for October

The North Olympic Library System will host book discussions… Continue reading

Sara Marie Ortiz
Indigenous poetry reading set for Monday

The North Olympic Library System is hosting the second… Continue reading

A hot air balloon rises from the soccer field of the Wally Sigmar Athletic Complex at Peninsula College in Port Angeles for tethered rides on Saturday as part of the Peninsula College Fall Spectacular. The event, hosted by the school to bring the community to the campus, also featured displays and demonstrations, children’s activities, food and music. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Activities, presentations bring families in for festival

Peninsula College welcomes community to campus

KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department workers Kimberly Noble, left, and Destiny Walters add autumn plants to a decorative basin at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain on Friday in downtown Port Angeles. Plants at the fountain and at other locations in the downtown area are periodically replaced with vegetation appropriate to the season.
Fall flowers at Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain

Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department workers Kimberly Noble, left, and Destiny… Continue reading

AVA by Marilynn Evans is part of the Bow Wow! exhibit.
Blue Whole Gallery exhibit helps WAG

This October Blue Whole Gallery artists offer a special exhibit… Continue reading

Most Read