Westmont alum to screen his ‘Calvin Marshall’ at Riviera

“Calvin Marshall,” a movie written and directed by Westmont alumnus Gary Lundgren ’93, premieres in Santa Barbara Sunday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Riviera Theater, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online by clicking here. Proceeds from the screening will support Westmont baseball. Gary and Anne (Malmberg) Lundgren ’95, who produced the movie, will be at the screening for a Q&A session following the film.

“Calvin Marshall” is about a college student whose childhood dream of playing Major League Baseball seems to be in serious jeopardy when he can’t make the Bayford Bisons Junior College team. The cast includes Steve Zahn, Diedrich Bader, Alex Frost and Michelle Lombardo (Rated R for language).

The movie credits include Ryan Malmberg ’98, production designer, composer John Askew, son of professor emeritus Tony and Barbara Askew, and musicians Andy White ’96, Gabe Friley ’96, Dana Hester Friley ’96, Tad Wagner ’94, Jessica Peters-Malmberg ’98, Erik Herzog ’91, and Bruce Winter, son of David K. Winter, Westmont president emeritus.

“Calvin Marshall” has been playing the festival circuit to rave reviews since October and will have a small theatrical release this summer. The movie premiered at the Austin Film Festival in October. Last week it was named a finalist for Best Feature and Best Acting Ensemble at the Ashland International Film Festival.

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