Monday, April 20, 2009


On Tuesday, April 28th, Stranger Than Fiction (a weekly documentary series) will be showing THE WAY WE GET BY – a film about three senior citizens who dedicate their time to greeting U.S. troops arriving at a tiny airport in Maine....

The composer for THE WAY WE GET BY, Zack Martin of the band Carrigan, will open the show with a live performance. Following the screening, enjoy an exclusive Q&A session with director Aron Gaudet and producer Gita Pullapilly. Then we’ll head to 99 Below (99 MacDougal Street) for discussion and drink specials and then to Santos for a party hosted by the Camden International Film Festival from 11:30 on (

THE WAY WE GET BY was first screened as a work in progress by the Camden International Film Festival in the fall of 2008 and has been sweeping the festival circuit in 2009....

The Bangor International Airport in Maine is an official exit and entry point for the hundreds of thousands of American soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. THE WAY WE GET BY is a moving film about three seniors who support these men and women with handshakes and hugs and explores their shared concerns of service and mortality.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 28th at 8 pm

WHERE: IFC Center – 323 Sixth Ave. @ 3rd St. (New York City)

WHY: Great Documentary. Emerging Talent. Only $15 per ticket.

For more info and to buy tickets in advance, please visit:

AND I found a YouTube trailer clip on this. It is awesome:

This is a GREAT film. (Probably need to take lots of tissues, too!)

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