Aeris (film)

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Film


Aeris aka The Story of Aeris: A Legacy Inspired by Love is a multi award-winning short film about a kitten called Aeris that was born with Feline infectious peritonitis. It stars Paul Castro Jr., Aly Miller, Frank Deal, Arabella Oz, Betsy Aidem and Kairi. It is based on a true story.

Background

The film was first screened in Los Angeles on July 8th 2017.[1] The film was directed by Paul Castro, Jr., and both he and Aly Miller produced the film.[2] It was also co-produced by Winn Feline Foundation.[3] It was adapted from a feature-length screenplay of Castro and Miller called 12 Days.[4] The film premiered at the Lincoln Center. The event was hosted by The Winn Feline Foundation.[5] It was also shown at the 2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, [6] the Sofia Independent Film Festival,[7] and the Borrego Springs Film Festival. It was also an official selection at the 2017 Sofia Independent Film Festival and the 2018 Borrego Springs Film Festival.[8] The film was discussed on Steve Dale's WGN radio show.[9] In an interview by The Purrington Post, the film makers indicated that via the film, they wanted to bring awareness to Feline infectious peritonitis.[10]

Story

A young couple who are struggling with their own issues try to save the life of a kitten which in turn helps them to find something about love.[11][12] The kitten which was purchased from a pet store, was born with the incurable disease, Feline infectious peritonitis. The film covers their twelve days with the kitten.[13][14][15] It was described by Laemmle Theaters as a heartbreaking and heartwarming film.[16]

Awards

Official selection

Cast

Full cast list
Role Played by
Mike Paul Castro Jr.
Brittany Aly Miller
Dr. Wells Frank Deal
Dr. Jensen Arabella Oz
Valerie Betsy Aidem
Jordan Austin Sibbilin
Aeris Kairi
Nurse Indigo Ciochetti
Receptionist Catherine Hogan

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Screenings (selective)

  • Laemmle NoHo 7 Theatres, North Hollywood, July 8, 2017[25]
  • 2017 Sofia Independent Film Festival[26]
  • 2018 Borrego Springs Film Festival[27]
  • 2018 Philadelphia Independent Film Festival #11, (Wednesday May 2nd, 2018) - (Official selection)[28]
  • 2018 Garden State Festival[29]
  • 2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, [30]
  • 2018 Canada International Film Festival[31]
  • 2018 Hope Island Film Festival[32]

References

  1. Cat Fanciers' Association, CFA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING, OCTOBER 7/8, 2017, Index to Minutes - - Page 92 WINN FOUNDATION
  2. New Jersey Stage, 04/10/2018 - Garden State Film Festival 2018 Winners, Narrative Short: Aeris, produced by Paul Castro, Jr. and Aly Miller, directed by Paul Castro
  3. Winn Feline Foundation, 50 Years of Advancing Feline Medicine:
    Winn Feline Foundation Helping Every Cat, Every Day
    - Fifty Years of Milestones Page 9
  4. Laemmle Theaters - Films, Aeris
  5. Pop Dust, 10/11/17 - FILM | Aeris: The Unlikely Story of a Cat and Unconditional Love by Megan Christopher
  6. Broadway World, Jan 17, 2018 - 2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival Program Announced
  7. Sofia Independent Film Festival - About the film
  8. Borrego Springs Film Festival - 5Q's w/Paul Castroand Aly Miller "Aeris" Filmmakers
  9. WGN, December 11, 2018 - Noted pet expert Steve Dale drops by right before the howlidays by Jasmine Cooper
  10. The Purrington Post, Nov 30, 2016 - The Story of Aeris: A Legacy Inspired by Love
  11. Sofia Independent Festival - Aeris, Synopsis:
  12. FilmFreeway - Aeris
  13. Rotten Tomatoes - Aeris (2018)
  14. The Purrington Post, Nov 30, 2016 - The Story of Aeris: A Legacy Inspired by Love
  15. Sofia Independent Film Festival - About the film, Synopsis:
  16. Laemmle Theaters - Films, Aeris
  17. Garden State Film Festival - 2018 Festival Winners, Narrative Short
  18. Film Freeway - Aeris
  19. Film Freeway - Aeris, Awards
  20. Honolulu Film Awards - 2018 Winners 2018 Gold Kahuna Winners
  21. Borrego Springs Film Festival - 5Q's w/Paul Castroand Aly Miller "Aeris" Filmmakers
  22. Kickstarter - Aeris
  23. Philadelphia Independent Film Festival - Philadelphia Independent Film Festival #11, Wednesday May 2nd, 2018, ROKU OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: 4. AERIS. Director Paul Castro Jr., 29 min
  24. Imdb - Aeris, Full Cast & Crew
  25. Heavenlypets.org, Jun 21, 2017 - Aeris West Coast Screening
  26. Sofia Independent Film Festival - About the film
  27. Borrego Springs Film Festival - 5Q's w/Paul Castroand Aly Miller "Aeris" Filmmakers
  28. Philadelphia Independent Film Festival - Philadelphia Independent Film Festival #11, Wednesday May 2nd, 2018, ROKU OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: 4. AERIS. Director Paul Castro Jr., 29 min
  29. Garden State 2018 Festival - Garden State 2018 Festival Winners
  30. Broadway World, Jan 17, 2018 - 2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival Program Announced
  31. Canada International Film Festival - 2018 Winners
  32. 9th Annual New Hope Film Festival Program Guide - Page 6 2018 Shedule (Continued), Sunday, July 22 (Cont.)

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