"Henry Loomis Is Going To Die Tonight" was shot in Swampscott and Marblehead and stars local families. It screens at the Winter Film Festival tonight. Here's a sneak preview.
Your neighbors will be on the big screen tonight. One of the short films screening at the Marblehead Festival of Arts' Winter Film Festival is "Henry Loomis Is Going to Die Tonight." The 8:55 film stars local families and was shot in Swampscott and Marblehead. The film festival screenings begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Marblehead Little Theatre. But if you can't wait that long, director Sam Stratton has posted the entire film to Vimeo. We've embedded it here or you can watch it at this link. Here are some of the local folks you'll see in the film:
A fire in the walls at the downtown Marblehead art gallery has closed its doors while smoke, water and fire damage gets repaired at the gallery. Swampscott firefighters helped battle the Jan. 24 fire.
The past year hasn't been pleasant for Bang Tin Art Gallery but the days ahead look brighter with a March reopening planned for the downtown gallery. Fire ignited in the walls of the circa 1900 building on Jan. 24 — a result of frozen pipes, said owner Petrisse Briel. Earlier this week, there was only a faint odor of smoke in the gallery section, which was otherwise bright with its well-lit bamboo flooring and white walls. Workers pounded and sawed above the first floor, repairing the route fire traveled in the old-fashioned balloon or open construction walls — lacking the barriers afforded by platform construction. The building sustained water, smoke and fire damage and left two upstairs tenants without their apartments while the work …