The true story Tommaso Buscetta who brought down the Cosa Nostra in the 1980s, is powerfully dramatized in Sony Pictures Classics’ THE TRAITOR, premiering Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Highland’s Cinema, 82 First Avenue.
Admission includes a 7:00 p.m. pre-film wine and cheese reception featuring New Jersey native Scott M. Deitche who will discuss local mob history at the Arts Council Gallery, 54 1st Avenue in Atlantic Highlands.
Scott Deitche is the author of seven books about organized crime, including “Garden State Gangland: The Rise of the Mob in New Jersey.” Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.
Atlantic Highlands was home to Vito Genovese who was known as Boss of all Bosses in the late 1950s when he ruled one of the most powerful criminal organizations in the world.
Through the generous support of Tom Bernard, Sony Pictures Classics (SPC) provides six movie premieres each year to raise funds for FilmOneFest. See the very best in independent filmmaking before these films are released to the general public. Movies are screened on the 3rd Sunday every other month starting in January at Atlantic Cinemas in Atlantic Highlands (special thanks to Mickey and Fred Rast for their generous support of these screenings and the festival).
FilmOneFest is a project of the AHAC, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The mission of the Arts Council is to strengthen community through the arts. For more information, go to www.aharts.org.
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