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Midday Movies: '5 Hour Friends'

March 27, 2014 8:18 a.m.

GUESTS:
Ron Jackson, Writer/Producer of "5 Hour Friends"
Theo Davies, Director of "5 Hour Friends"
Beth Accomando, KPBS Arts Reporter

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Transcript:

This is a rush transcript created by a contractor for KPBS to improve accessibility for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Please refer to the media file as the formal record of this interview. Opinions expressed by guests during interviews reflect the guest’s individual views and do not necessarily represent those of KPBS staff, members or its sponsors.

HOST INTRO: The first San Diego Film Awards took place recently in an effort to bring attention to filmmaking. There was not a category for best feature film but that might change if more films like 5 Hour Friends are shot in San Diego. The film opens Friday at Reading Gaslamp and AMC Theaters. It was written and produced by longtime San Diego resident Ron Jackson. KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando sat down with Jackson in his downtown condo along with director Theo Davies to talk about filmmaking in San Diego.