Posts Tagged ‘Alec Boehm’

  • A directing duo known to me

    By Helen Stephenson Picture the old Doublemint commercial: “Two, two, two mints in one!” Not a gum person? Try Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups: “You got your peanut butter on my chocolate!” “You got your chocolate in my peanut butter!” OK. So, you love movies and you love books, right? What if you could squeeze both of them into the same project? Welcome to the creative world of filmmakers Stephanie Argy and Alec Boehm of Mental Slapstick Productions. They’ve embarked on a journey to create an 11-part serial adventure that uses both graphic novels and films to tell the story of Mahoney & Porter, a legendary detective agency circa 1895-1905. At 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Peregrine Book Company, Argy and Boehm unveil the first film in the series, “A Person Known to Me.” They said it’s perfect to have the screening at a bookstore and both are scheduled to attend alongside two actors from the film, Peter and Kaya Wiant. The screening is free, but seating is limited. It’s first come, first seated. This is “one big story, like a serialized Dickens epic,” Argy said. “We’re asking people to follow the story back and forth from books to movies.” Best case scenario, that’s what’ll happen Friday. “We’ve been eager to have conversations with both readers and movie fans to find out ways to make the experience of going back

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