Last Night in Santa Monica saw Hollywood talent turn out for the premiere of Kerstin Karlhuber (BEACHED; LEGACY CLEANING)’s latest film, the socially relevant FAIR HAVEN. In the film, a young man James Grant (Michael Grant), recently released from an extended stay in ex-gay conversion therapy, returns home and is pressured by his father to take over management of the family farm. James is torn between the expectations of his emotionally distant father and the memories of a past, loving relationship he has tried to bury.
On the red carpet for the premiere at Laemmle Monica Film Center in Santa Monica were: Writer/Director team Kerstin Karlhuber; stars Lily Anne Harrison (BREAKING AND EXITING), and her father Gregory Harrison (Trapper John, M.D.; RAZORBACK).; Michael Grant (WHERE HOPE GROWS; Secret Life of an American Teenager); actress/producer Denise Dorado (VANish; LEGACY CLEANING); Tom Wopat (Dukes of Hazzard, DJANGO UNCHAINED); and Dale Wade Davis (HERO OF THE UNDERWORLD, AMISH GRACE). Other attending talent included Peter Facinelli (TWILIGHT); Brian Krause (Charmed); Hari Dhillon (COLBY CITY, ENTRAPMENT); Jimmy Akingbola (ARROW); Nicholas Downs (NCIS, Is it Just Me?) and Nikki Leigh (VIGILANTE DIARIES, THE WEDDING RINGER).
Lily Anne Harrison and father Gregory Harrison credit David Morrison
The director and cast led a Q&A following the screening.