Ragnarok Productions' Joubin Mortazavi & Eli Frankel recently won Grand Jury Prize for their original screenplay DEAD BEHIND THE EYES at the 5th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival.

The screenplay is a murder-mystery set in New Orleans that charts the dark journey of a homicide detective in his hunt for a serial killer.

Last year, 21 had its world premiere at this festival and won Best Picture!

Festival of FestivalsAs part of the Festival of Festivals, 21 was screened at the Mary Pickford Theater on the following dates:

Sunday, October 28 @ 1 PM
Thursday, November 1 @ 10:30 AM

The Mary Pickford Theater is located at East Palm Canyon Drive and Buddy Rogers in Cathedral City, California. Please call 760.328.7100 or visit www.festivaloffestivals.com for more information.

The Ragnarok Productions group recently travelled to New York for the IFP Market 2000. 21 screened on Saturday, September 16th at the Angelika Theatre. A party was held the night before at SPA, with an after-party at Revival.

Filmmakers Eli Frankel and Joubin Mortazavi joined cast members Matt Wheeler, Mike Shea, Dave Cast and Zack Carter, and their friends and family, for the New York premiere of 21.

On August 9, 2000, Joubin Mortazavi, Eli Frankel, "Boy Wonder" Etan Frankel, Mike Shea, Matt Wheeler, Zack Carter and Dave Cash travelled to Providence for the 4th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival. There, they saw a lot of great films, partied a little too heavily and picked up an award for Best Picture.

The film festival staff, especially George T. Marshall and Christian de Resendez (pictured above, second from right), helped make it a once-in-lifetime experience.

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