ILYAILYO Coming to the Historic Roxy Theater!
Isn’t the Roxy Theater gorgeous? We still can’t believe that we’ll be screening I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange here in just a few more days - Saturday, April 5 at 1pm!
In case you’re wondering, the Roxy hosts concerts, plays, and, of course, great cinema year round! Here’s the address:
220 W. Okmulgee Ave., Muskogee, OK, 74401
Remember to get your tickets online for the Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival opening Thursday, April 3!
Play the updated I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange trailer with 100% more awesome! Now available in something called HD!
ILYAILYO Moseying On Over to the Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival
I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange is screening at the Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival and we couldn’t be happier!
We’re scheduled to screen on April 5 at 1PM at the beautiful Roxy Theater in Muskogee, OK. The entire festival runs from April 3-13 and features a slew of great films, events, and good times. Find out more here: bit.ly/1nB17RD
I’ll sign off here with some inspired words from the hit musical “Oklahoma!” See you in Muskogee!
We know we belong to the land
And the land we belong to is grand!
And when we say
We’re only sayin’
You’re doin’ fine, Oklahoma!
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Top 10 Films Seen in 2013
1. Heavy Girls
2. The Way Way Back
3. Five Broken Cameras
4. We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks
5. Monsieur Hire
8. The Wolverine
9. Warm Bodies
10. Wuthering Heights
ILYAILYO Interviewed in STXscene Magazine!
It’s probably more appropriate to say that we had a deep heart-to-heart with Paul Gonzales of STXscene - a wonderful indie magazine based in South Texas that covers all things art, music, and film in South Texas and beyond! We talked about the making of I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange, our film influences, and the hard sacrifices of independent filmmaking. Our interview and a great article on the1970s Detroit rock band Death are up in the latest issue of STXscene. Here’s a beginning snippet from the ILYAILYO piece:
I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange is a micro-budget indie film that screened in October at the South Texas Underground Film Festival in Corpus Christi.
The feature film both stars and was directed by real life husband and wife couple from Ann Arbor, Mich., Horam Kim and Lori Anne Smithey.
The movie centers around a young woman named Maggie, played by Smithey, who is lonely and lost in life until her mother sets her up on a blind date with a young man named Martin, played by Kim. She slowly begins to open herself up and fall for Martin, but her only friends (talking fruits and vegetables) intervene and try to break them apart.
Oh, and there’ s also an evil talking ham.
The film is charming, well acted and brilliantly made, especially for the duo’ s first feature film.
ILYA ILYO + South Texas Underground Film Festival = Fun STUFF!
ILYA ILYO has been accepted to the South Texas Underground Film Festival and will be screening on Friday, October 4 at 3:30pm at the American Bank Center - Harbor View Room (1901 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401)! This will be our Texas Premiere! All screenings at the South Texas Underground Film Festival are free and open to the public. VIP passes (which include access to STUFF’s mixers, after parties, workshops, and other events) are currently available online.
Take a looksee at the rest of the South Texas Underground Film Fest’s fabulous program here.
Meat Love by the great Jan Svankmajer. Really is there any other kind of love? And who knew raw steaks made such great dance partners?
ILYA ILYO Wins Bullet Award at Columbia Gorge International Film Festival
Woo-hoo! I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange won the Bullet Award for excellence in independent filmmaking at the Columbia Gorge International Film Festival! Everybody at ILYA ILYO worked so hard to make this film and I couldn’t be more proud of them. I’m so happy that the team achieved this wonderful recognition. Thank you, Columbia Gorge International Film Festival!