Clovis News

Valley filmmaker will debut work

Chowchilla native Robert J. Thissen's film "The Mystic" will debut at 7 p.m. April 14 at the Sierra Vista Cinemas 16 in Clovis.

Cast, crew and guests will arrive from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. There will be a presentation and introduction of cast and crew after the screening.

"The Mystic" is a a dark tale of fantasy where a sociopathic madman lives in his own delusional world of insanity. Charlie Bonner, Leanne Huffman, Monique Curiel and Jim Tuck star.

Thissen won the grand prize award in the Sundance and Sci Fi Channel's "Exposure Film Contest" for writing and directing "Paradox Road." The winner was determined by a national audience vote.

The original music score was composed and performed by Thissen. A soundtrack CD release party will be held at 9:30 p.m. April 15 at the Twist Restaurant and Lounge, 7835 North Palm Ave.

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