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Berkshire International Film Festival’s Sixth Wraps in Style

By | 2017-03-21T11:26:14+00:00 June 6th, 2011|Categories: Press|

Rural Intelligence

Berkshire International Film Festival

The “Part Time Fabulous” team: actor Jules Bruff, Great Barrington-born director Alethea Root, and producer Don Presley.

The late-night crowd gathered at Fiori to celebrate Great Barrington filmmaker Alethea Root’s homecoming with her directorial debut, “Part Time Fabulous,” which won the Festival’s Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature.

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‘Part Time Fabulous,’ On the Ice, !Woman Art Revolution

By | 2017-03-21T11:25:52+00:00 June 6th, 2011|Categories: Press|

Berkshire Fine Arts

A Berkshire native, Alethea Root’s career as a director started at Monument High School. Standing in front of the Beacon Cinema in Pittsfield, Massachusetts just before the Sunday morning screening of her first feature film, “Part Time Fabulous,” Root commented that the play she directed was the “first to make a profit” for the high school.

Let’s hope that luck prevails for the compelling and insightful film she wrote with Jules Bruff, who stars in the film as a woman suffering from clinical depression. That’s defined as a state of depression and anhedonia, or the inability to experience pleasure from normally enjoyable activities, that is so severe that it requires clinical intervention. When Bruff, who is also from the Berkshires, joined the dialogue, they agreed that the film has a narrowly-targeted subject and potential audience, but they want “to make films that matter.”

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Flixster Review of ‘Part Time Fabulous’

By | 2017-03-18T08:22:20+00:00 June 5th, 2011|Categories: Press|

Flixster.com

When you put the word, “Fabulous,” in a movie title, you’re setting the bar pretty high. Even if you qualify it with a “Part Time,” you’ve got expectations to consider. “Part Time Fabulous” will fulfill those expectations and then some, but maybe not quite like you would expect per your…expectations.

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