Taking six top awards on the indie film festival circuit including: BEST OF FESTIVAL, BEST FEATURE DRAMA, BEST ACTRESS, BEST ENSEMBLE & BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC, as well as 17 additional nominations and counting, SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP sets its West Coast premiere at Action On Film International Film Festival August 24, 2014. The film will screen at the world-class Krikorian Theater during the festival’s primetime Sunday evening slot at 6:00pm.
“AOF Festival Director Del Weston knows the challenges of independent filmmaking and is a true champion of the independent voice,” says director Malindi Fickle. “I am humbled by his generous and unwavering support of SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP and am incredibly honored to have our film at AOF this year. Yes! I am absolutely looking forward to being part of this amazing festival.
SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP was shot on location in Fortville and Indianapolis, Indiana. The ensemble cast depicts this emotionally raw story: Drug addition’s collateral damage is laid bare when a former honor student, newly addicted to prescription pills, triggers a fast-moving chain of events that devastates her friends and threatens to tear her family part.
SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP has been taken on by Glen Reynolds’ Circus Road Films for representation to North American distributors. Circus Road is a US based consulting firm providing strategic advisory services to independent filmmakers. ” The SIUB West Coast premiere screening is on Sunday, August 24th at 6pm at the Krikorian Theatre (410 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016) as an official selection at the “Action On Film International Film Festival”. Award winning cast & crew including Director/Producer Malindi Fickle and principals Lacy Marie Meyer & Robyn Ross will be attending the festival.