Thursday, December 25, 2008

Trip To Hell And Back to screen at Australia Fest

Trip to Hell and Back, a documentary film about horse-riding champion turned drug dealer turned recovering addict, Trip Harting will screen at the 2009 Melbourne Queer Film Festival.

"I know that Trip would have been proud to be included in such a prestigious event," says the film's director, Stu Maddux. " Harting passed away unexpectedly just three weeks after the documentary's world premiere in August, 2008.

Director Stu Maddux during the film's screening at the Rhode Island Intl. Film Festival in August 2008
Harting could not attend because he was undergoing tests that would quickly show that he was terminally ill

Maddux along with former friends and colleagues of Harting have been championing the short film ever since.
Screening details