About - Single Sentence Description:
Two New York City filmmakers go on several dates during the pandemic of 2020, and they figure out how to end poverty worldwide.
About - The Brief Version:
The Secret Society For Slow Romance (2021)
A warm, funny movie in which two New York City filmmakers go on several dates during the pandemic in 2020, and they figure out how to end poverty worldwide. Allyson (Alia Lorae) is an underground filmmaker voted The Most Productive Person In NYC by an underground film website. Rene (Sujewa Ekanayake) is an established independent filmmaker who was found to be The Happiest Man In North America by several research institutions in New York City. The two meet for dinner at Rene's place and visit beautiful places in New York City over the course of several weeks. Through the conversations on their dates, Allyson and Rene discover a way to end poverty worldwide, and they launch a secret project to make that happen. A comedy inspired by My Dinner with Andre, Before Sunrise, and Werewolf Ninja Philosopher.
About - The Longer Version:
The Secret Society For Slow Romance movie is a comedy about two filmmakers in New York City who go on several dates and start a project that ends poverty worldwide.
The film is currently in production. We expect the film to be completed in April 2021 and be submitted to film festivals at that time. We expect the film to be available to the general public in fall 2021 through film festivals, and through theatrical screenings in early 2022.
The movie stars Alia Lorae as Allyson, an underground filmmaker who was voted The Most Productive Person In New York City by an underground film website. And also stars Sujewa Ekanayake - also the director and writer of the movie - as Rene, an indie filmmaker who was discovered by New York City area research institutions to be The Happiest Person In North America (not in all of the Americas - there is a person who is a bit happier in Guatemala).
More information on the movie is coming by summer 2021.
Here is the IMDb page for the movie - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13137646/
Twitter account for the movie - https://twitter.com/slowromcomedy
Facebook page for the movie - https://www.facebook.com/slowromancemovie/
Still images from the movie can be found at the director's Instagram account - https://www.instagram.com/thesujewa/