An exclusive preview of the movie “Listen” — a film addressing teen issues — is taking place at Manteca High where much of it was filmed.
The screening is set for Saturday, Aug. 29, at 6:30 p.m. the school gym. Tickets are sold for $5 cash at the door or in advance with credit/debit card by texting the word LISTEN to 41444. It is appropriate for ages 13 and up. Cell phones and cameras will be checked-in at the door
This is an opportunity to get a first look at the movie before it’s released in mainstream theaters. The director, producer and some of the actors will be present for a Q&A after the screening.
Featuring a diverse ensemble cast, Listen unearths relevant issues and presents how they are destroying youth today. Mental illness, depression, drug abuse, cutting, cyber bullying, suicide and gang violence are worldwide epidemics that are just symptoms of the critical need for connection.
The Website/Trailer is at www.listenthemovie.com. Information is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/listenthemovie.