Film Preview: GONE

April 9, 2010 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Local filmmakers Gretchen and John Morning
are producing the feature documentary film 

kgilleranThe film chronicles former Ithaca police officer Kathy Gilleran as she faces the most daunting investigation of her career: the search for her son, Aeryn, who disappeared under harrowing circumstances in Vienna, Austria in 2007.  Local detectives claim that the young man committed “spontaneous suicide” because of his homosexuality, but as Kathy presses into the case she uncovers evidence of deceit that may implicate the Viennese police in her son’s disappearance. With the help of an investigative journalist, Kathy takes her quest for her son’s whereabouts to the highest levels of the Austrian Government.

ArtRage will hold a free screening of select scenes from GONE.  The filmmakers will be in attendance to discuss their work on the documentary.

All donations made in support of GONE are tax deductible through ArtsEngine, Inc., a 501 (3)(c) nonprofit corporation that is sponsoring the film.