Michael Tanner Cusumano's film 'IMPETUOUS' to be screened at the 2012 Silent River Film Festival

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'IMPETUOUS' has been made a Official Selection of the Silent River Film Festival in Irvine, California. 'IMPETUOUS' tells the compelling story about a boy named Alexander, a socially awkward teenager and his impractical crush on a popular teenage girl. The film takes on the issue of teenage bullying in high schools social acceptance and cliques.

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"I'm very excited for my film to be screened at the Silent River Film Festival" - Michael Tanner Cusumano

'IMPETUOUS' has been made a Official Selection of the Silent River Film Festival in Irvine, California. 'IMPETUOUS' tells the compelling story about a boy named Alexander, a socially awkward teenager and his impractical crush on a popular teenage girl. The film takes on the issue of teenage bullying in high schools social acceptance and cliques. Alexander, who is constantly picked on, is hopelessly infatuated with Brittany. Brittany and her popular clique are amused by Alexander's infatuation, and so Brittany asks Alexander out on a date as a joke. Surprisingly, as Brittany gets to know Alexander, she begins to like him. Unfortunately, she is unable to reverse the cruel joke that is planned for him.

Silent River Film Festival will be held from October 11th - 14th 2012

'IMPETUOUS' was directed by student filmmaker Michael Tanner Cusumano. Michael Tanner Cusumano born in Burbank, California, is a 18 year old award winning film maker. He began making films since he was 12 years old and then started attending the New York Film Academy summer programs. Cusumano's first film, entitled Missing, was followed by the mystery-thriller Sage, which received Best Film Noir at the Burbank International Film Festival. In addition to his efforts at the NYFA, Michael Tanner Cusumano studied film at his high school, Sierra Canyon School, and served as Festival Director of the schools annual film festival. Michael Tanner Cusumano is entering his senior year of high school and currently attends the summer program at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

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