The Matchmaker tells the story of Sam, who - terrified that his mother may not find the important mental stimulation he believes will stave off Alzheimer’s Disease - sets out to find her the Perfect Best Friend within her new retirement community, to hilarious and poignant results.
Starring Rhea Perlman, Robert Romanus, and Barbara Bain; plus a script from writer and TV vet Sy Rosen (The Wonder Years, The Jeffersons, The Bob Newhart Show, Taxi, MASH, Frasier).
Directed by Leonora Pitts, Who has screened her first two shorts at over forty fests, including Aspen Shortsfest, Hollyshorts, Mill Valley, OUTFEST, Providence, Athens International Film + Video, Oxford, Heartland, and Big River.
PAST AND FUTURE SCREENINGS:
Dam Short Film Festival: WINNER! BEST OF THE FEST AUDIENCE AWARD!
Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival
Newport Beach Film Festival
Hollywood Comedy Short Film Festival
The Bentonville Film Festival 2018
LA Shorts International Film Festival
Women Over 50 Film Festival: WINNER! BEST DRAMA!
Fri Nov. 2nd @ 7 pm @ Valley Film Festival (NORTH HOLLYWOOD)
Fri Nov. 9th @ 7:30 pm @ Big Water Film Festival (ASHLAND, WI)