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March 27, 2014 Screening of Blue Caprice with Producer Ron Simons

Please join the Vassar Film Department for a screening of Blue Caprice.
March 27 at 5:30pm followed by a Q & A with Producer Ron Simons of SimonSays Entertainment
Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film, in the Rosenwald Film Theater (Room 109*)

Ron Simons
Founder and President, Ron Simons, is a two-time Tony Award-winning producer and actor. Ron leads the strategic planning/development of Theatre and Film projects including the critically acclaimed films: Night Catches Us, Gun Hill Road, Blue Caprice and Mother of George (all premiered at Sundance). He also produced the Broadway productions of  A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (currently on Broadway), Porgy & Bess (Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Tony Award for Best Play,  Drama Desk, New Drama Critics and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Play, Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play), Streetcar Named Desire and an investor in August Wilson’s Radio Golf on Broadway.  Off-Broadway projects include Bedlam’s St. Joan and Bedlam’s Hamlet (currently running).

Blue Caprice

Blue Caprice starring Isaiah Washington, Tequan Richmond, Joey Lauren Adams and Tim Blake Nelson is the striking feature film debut of writer-director Alexandre Moors and co-writer, R.F.I. Porto. Blue Caprice is a harrowing yet restrained psychological thriller about an abandoned boy lured to America into the shadows of a dangerous father figure.

Marked by captivating performances by Isaiah Washington and Tequan Richmond, lyrical camerawork, and a unique and bold structure, Blue Caprice documents the mechanisms that lead its subjects to embrace physical violence. Blue Caprice paints a riveting portrait of 21st-century America and a haunting depiction of two cold-blooded killers that will endure long after the lights come up.