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‘In the Eyes of a Killer’ independent film premieres in Reno

In the Eyes Premiere flyer 4.13.09.inddThe Biggest Little City is hosting a big screen premiere. Silver Legacy Resort Casino will host a free screening of the new independent film “In the Eyes of a Killer” on Saturday, April 25.

The film, presented by Marcus White, features a cast of notable actors including Louis Mandylor (“My Big Fat Greek Wedding”), Gwendolyn Edwards (“The Last Confederate”), James Marshall (“A Few Good Men”) and Costas Mandylor (“Saw III, IV, V”). “In the Eyes of a Killer” won the Best Picture Award at the 2009 Sacramento International Film Festival.

The movie screening features a red carpet no-host bar cocktail reception at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Reno Ballroom with the screening at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event are free and can be picked up at Silver Legacy’s box office located on the casino floor at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 25.

The screening includes a special Q&A with director Louis Mandylor and featured actors. Several actors scheduled to appear at the screening include Gwendolyn Edwards, Charles During, Petri Hawkins-Byrd, Mamie Jean Calvert and other cast members.

About the Film

“In the Eyes of a Killer” is the chilling story of Jack Newman, a lecturer at the local University living a happy life in a small coastal town in the South. Jack is preparing for a new life with his fiancée, Gwen, and has finally adapted to the challenges of a sudden accident that left him blind several years ago.

An opportunity arises for Jack to become the first patient of an experimental eye surgery. After regaining his sight, Jack begins to slowly take on the characteristics of the eye’s late donor, a state executed psychopath. As Jack begins to lose the psychological battle being raged in his mind, Gwen uncovers some startling information and is faced with the most difficult choice of her life. Which will prevail, true love or the primal instinct to survive? The startling conclusion will leave viewers stunned.