May 15, 2012

SMILE at the SXSW 2012 ShortCase
SMILE at the SXSW 2012 ShortCase

Director Nicholas Cormier III
and Vladyslav C. Alexander

In celebration of American Craft Beer Week, North by Northwest Restaurant and Brewery joins Austin Film Society to sponsor an encore presentation of the AFS Member ShortCase from SXSW 2012. Many members of the local film community converged during SXSW at the Austin Film Society (Afs) ShortCase screening on Saturday, March 10. Many members of the local film community converged during SXSW at the Austin Film Society (Afs) ShortCase screening on Saturday, March 10.

SMILE writer, director and co-star Nicholas Cormier III brings a personal touch to the fictional story of a homeless Vietnam veteran attacked by two young thugs. Cormier himself is a veteran, and Alexander is currently in pre-production of a short documentary on World War II veterans to be filmed in Ukraine during the upcoming summer.