The Repertory Company presents a new film written, produced and directed by Steve Albrezzi
Commencement premiered at the 2013 Heartland Film Festival. It has garnered numerous awards including the Audience Award for Best Feature and Best Actress at Charleston International Film Festival and the Spirit Award at the prestigious Cinetopia International Film Festival in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Christa Richmond graduates valedictorian of her class and in the next 36 hours her real education begins. Commencement is a funny and thoughtful look at 3 generations of a middle class family caught in the wake of the present fiscal crisis.
The film stars: Marin Hinkle, Arye Gross, Jennifer Warren, Alan Rachins, JC Mackenzie, Rick Gonzales, Amelia Rose Blair and Bryan Dechart. Produced by Charles Uy and Vero Shamo-Garcia, Cinematography by Joe Pennella, Production Design by Camilla Tanabe, Costumes by Kathleen Kennedy, Original score by Ryan Beveridge and 3 Original songs written and performed by Derik Nelson.