For one full year, director Bennett Lasseter has been touring the world, visiting film festivals from Hollywood to Cannes in support of his award-winning short family drama “Stealth” – as it has racked up a pile of rave reviews and audience accolades.
To Lasseter, a Burbank resident, it has been quite a ride. But through it all, there has been one specific town – and one particular movie theater – that the young filmmaker was looking forward to screening his film at more than any other.
“Because I grew up here, in Sonoma,” said Lasseter, midway through the recent Sonoma International Film Festival, where “Stealth” screened twice, “I really wanted to bring this film back home for its last official festival screening. And I think my proudest moment all year long was seeing that screen credit – ‘Directed by Bennett Lasseter’ – up there on the big screen at the Sebastiani Theatre. That was pretty amazing.”
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