|DINNER AND DNA|
|Director: Larry Mitchell|
United States, 2017, 13min
Format: Digital (screening) - Canon C100mii (shooting)
Festival Year: 2020
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|Cast: ||Noelle P. Wilson, Tricia Alexandro, Brian Luna|
|Crew: ||Producers: Farmlight Films, Canaan Films Entertainment - Screenwriters: Seth Freeman - Executive Producer: Noelle P. Wilson, Stephen Alan Wilson - Director of Photography: Matthew Cecchini - Editor: Andrea Podaski - Music: Amanda Berlin - First AD: Theresa Buechler - Second AD: Gavin Bazalar - Poster Art: Adriana Di Nolfi
Ronnie and Marlene are a lesbian couple who desperately want a baby of their own. Ronnie's brother Freddy volunteers to help, but when the time comes for this awkward computer engineer to do his part, more is less than merrier.
For nearly 15 years, Larry Mitchell was part of the Producing team responsible for bringing The Radio City Christmas Spectacular and the world-famous Rockettes to cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico. As an actor, Larry’s TV and film work include appearances in: Paterno (along side Al Pacino), The Departed, American Gangster, Ad Inexplorata, Brawl in Cell Block 99, Pollywogs, Hostages (recurring), Blue Bloods, Unforgettable, Elementary, Person of Interest, Without a Trace, Hope & Faith, ED, Third Watch, Queens Supreme (recurring), Law and Order: SVU, As the World Turns, Michael Stahl-David: Behind the Star, Guiding Light, Ambition’s Debt, Staten Island, Stealing Martin Lane, Happy New Year, The Assassin, Moffat County. As an advocate to reach at-risk youth he helped conceive, write and produce the internationally recognized theatrical outreach touring company, The Vortex: Conflict, Power and Choice, as well as its precursor, The Many Faces of Courage. In independent film and television, Larry’s projects have garnered international and domestic distribution and have competed in prestigious film festivals all over the world including: SXSW (best narrative finalist), Oldenburg Int’l Film Fest (winner-Independence Audience Award), LA Film Fest (best narrative finalist), Hamptons International Film Fest, Twin Cities Film Fest, Cucalorus, and Newport Beach Film Festival among others. He co-wrote and conceived a series of 10 national spots for UFC sponsor Xyience, and has produced and consulted on TV spots for clients as varied as: Canon, ESPN, Sanofi-Pasteur, Dunkin Donuts, Beats by Dre, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Royal Solutions Group, Fisher Price. His work with ESPN garnered a Biz-Bash nomination for Best use of Video. He is a founding Producer of The Barrow Group Theater Company’s annual 48hr Film Festival in New York City.
Adapted from the original short play Drinks, Dinner & DNA by Seth Freeman.