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Trailer for local film to be unveiled

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Staff report

YOUNGSTOWN

The trailer for “Worst. Christmas. Ever.,” the upcoming dark comedy by Valley filmmaker Johnny Chechitelli, will be revealed at a special event at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Whistle & Keg, corner of West Federal and Phelps streets, downtown.

The event will also include a screening of Chechitelli’s 2010 feature documentary “Youngstown: Still Standing.” The 89-minute film includes interviews with prominent Youngstown natives, including actor Ed O’Neill, boxing champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini and Hollywood voice actor Jim Cummings.

Admission is $5, which includes discounted drinks and free popcorn.

There will also be a silent auction and raffles for T-shirts, DVDs, movie props and a chance to appear in “Worst. Christmas. Ever.”

For more info on the movie, search for WorstChristmasEver on Facebook.