Friday, November 29 at the Michigan.

Join The Purple Rose Theatre for an evening celebrating independent film with a screening of Jeff Daniels’ new feature film, Guest Artist. Originally produced as a World Premiere production for the stage at The Purple Rose Theatre, Daniels has re-imagined this work for the screen. Produced and Directed by Timothy Busfield, Written and Produced by lead actor Jeff Daniels, this movie was filmed in Chelsea, Michigan in late 2017.

Followed by a Q&A with Tim Busfield (producer/director), Melissa Gilbert (producer), Jeff Daniels (writer/producer/actor), Guy Sanville (casting director), Thomas Macias (actor), and others!

Proceeds for this event will benefit The Purple Rose Theatre and will bolster their commitment to producing new work in the 29th Season and beyond.

2019. Drama. 75 min. NR

2019 Film Festival Wins

– NYC Independent Film Festival – Best Actor (Jeff Daniels)

– NYC Independent Film Festival – Best Director

– Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival – Best Independent Film

– Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival – Best Actor (Jeff Daniels)

– Myrtle Beach Film Festival – Overall Winner

– Myrtle Beach Film Festival – Best Feature

– Myrtle Beach Film Festival – Best Actor (Jeff Daniels)

– Myrtle Beach Film Festival – Best Director

– Beloit International Film Festival – Best Narrative Feature

– South East New England Film, Music and Art Festival – Best Feature

– South East New England Film, Music and Art Festival – Best Actor (Jeff Daniels)

– South East New England Film, Music and Art Festival – Best Screenplay

– Sacramento International Film Festival – Outstanding Feature Film

– Dumbo Film Festival – Best Narrative Film

– Beloit International Film Festival – Best Narrative Feature

– IndieFEST Film Awards – Award of Excellence

– Accolade Global Film Competition – Best of Show

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