Summer of ’67 Movie Tour

Wow! What an amazing way to start off the Summer of ’67 movie tour. We kicked off opening weekend at #6 out of the 20 movies showing at the Nashville Regal, which is especially cool, considering we were a tiny indie in a field of blockbusters. Then we got carried over for a second week!

Now, we’re getting ready for a week at Showplace Cinemas in Evansville, Indianapolis with the Great Lakes Christian Film Festival immediately following. So far, we’ve got 14 screenings lined up through November and we’re constantly adding more.

We’d love to bring Summer of ’67 to your theater, event, or church. We’re offering free screenings for all events lined up prior to November 18, 2018. Depending on the time and location, we’d love to join you for your screening. I can do a presentation ahead of time or we can do a filmmaker Q and A after the movie. Just fill out the form and we’ll do what we can to make it happen. Look forward to hearing from you and hopefully bringing Summer of ’67 to you!

Actor Cameron Gilliam, Actress Rachel Schrey, and actress Mimi Sagadin in Summer of '67Inspired by real life events, Summer of ’67  brings to life the turbulent times of the sixties and the struggles faced by the men and women impacted by the Vietnam War. Young wife and mother Milly (Rachel Schrey) is forced to live with her mother-in-law while her husband Gerald (Cameron Gilliam) is away on the USS Forrestal. Kate (Bethany Davenport) must choose between Peter (Christopher Dalton) her high school sweetheart and Van (Sam Brooks) her new hippie boyfriend. Ruby Mae (Sharonne Lanier) finally finds true love with Reggie (Jerrold Edwards) only to have him whisked away by the draft. Each woman faces the question of whether or not their man will return, and even if he does, will life as they know it ever be the same?

Summer of ’67 is inspired by my parents’ experience. My dad was aboard the USS Forrestal when it caught fire. He survived, but hearing his story as I was growing up, it made me wonder what it must have been like for my mother and the other women who were at home waiting for the return of their men.

Summer of ’67 is my way of showing respect to those men and women who sacrificed much for their country.

Calendar of Events (partial listing)

Mid Tenn Film Fest
Smyna, Tennessee
June 15 – 16

National Campers on Mission Rally
Perry, Georgia
June 19

Regal Hollywood Stadium 27
Nashville, Tennessee
June 29 – July 12

Showplace Cinemas Evansville South
Evansville, Indiana
July 27 -August 2

Great Lakes Christian Film Festival
Buffalo, New York
August 3-5<

Windy City Community Church
Chicago, Illinois
August 5

Springfield Middle School
Springfield, Tennessee
August 11

Bedias, Texas Christian Film Festival
Navasota, Texas
August 12

Country View General Baptist Church
Henderson, Kentucky
August 18

Friends Family Theater
Ypsilanti, Michigan
August 24

Pinecrest Baptist Church
Johnson City, Tennessee
August 26

Lanett City Film Festival
Lanett, Alabama
September 7-8

Historic Railpark and Train Museum
Bowling Green, Kentucky
September 8

USS Forrestal Reunion
Norfolk, Virginia
September 15

Peak City International Film Festival
Apex, North Carolina
September 20-23

Rolling Hills Community Church
Laga Vista, Texas
September 28

GlennFest Film Festival
Downey, California
October 1

Hollywood Divine International Film Festival
Camp Hill, Pensylvania
October 11-12

First Baptist Church of Bratt
Century, Florida
October 13

Santa Rosa Shores Baptist Church
Gulf Breeze, Florida
October 14

Happy Trails Virginia Style Convention
Roanoke, Virginia
October 20

Christ Alive Church
Lafayette, Tennessee
October 27

Richford First Baptist Church
Richford, Virginia
October 27

Franklin International Independent Film Festival
Franklin, Tennessee
November 1-4

Trenton Baptist Church
Trenton, Kentucky
November 4

Faith Assembly of God
Bethel, Vermont
November 3

Miracle Temple
Crete, Illinois
November 10

Capitol Theatre
Lebanon, Tennessee
November 11

The Baptist Fellowship of Randolph
Randolph, Vermont
November 17

United Church of South Royalton
South Royalton, Vermont
November 18

Chillicothe Christian Films
Chillicothe, Illinois
November 19

Author: Sharon Wilharm

Sharon Wilharm is a female filmmaker, blogger, and speaker with over a decade of industry experience. She and her husband, Fred, just released SUMMER OF '67, their seventh feature film. Their movies have screened in theaters, festivals, and churches around the globe as well as multiple television networks. They've accumulated dozens of festival accolades including many Best of Fest awards and 4 ICVM Crown Awards. Sharon is passionate about visual storytelling, branding, and marketing and would love to speak at your upcoming event.

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