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World Premier Of Latest Kightlinger Film Is In June

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A long-time Pierre resident will be premiering his latest movie project in June. 

2004 Riggs High School graduate Andrew Kightlinger shot the full length movie called “Tater Tot & Patton” around Pierre and Fort Pierre in last 2015 and now the film will have its world debut in Los Angeles.

Kightlinger, who directed, produced, and wrote the film, says that he is excited to debut the film in Los Angeles on June 9th…

(Andrew Film 1)

The filmed will be debuted at 9:30 PM, and most of his cast and crew will be on hand at the debut.

Kightlinger wrote the story for the movie while in Chicago a few years ago. At the time he says he was feeling nostalgic about South Dakota…

(Andrew Film 2)

He adds that there are really exciting stars in the film…

(Andrew Film 3)

The cast and crew did most of the filming out on a ranch near Fort Pierre, but also filmed at several locations in Pierre, including Lariat Lanes and a few local gas stations, among others.

“Tater Tot & Patton” includes comedy, some sadness, and it touches on tough issues like alcoholism. He adds that his goal is to bring it to Pierre sometime this fall. 

For a trailer of the film, visit https://vimeo.com/215672994

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