Leave Me Behind
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Screened At:
British Film Festival LA
Custom Hotel Screening Room
8639 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

8:00pm – Mon. May 4th

Followed by a Q & A

Screened At:
Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Ave
New York, NY 10003
8:30pm – Tues. March 17th
“NewFilmmakers Goes to War” Feature Presentation


Leave Me Behind will be screening at the Beloit Film Festival. We will be in attendance at the festival.

Atlanta Bread Company                           
2747 Milwaukee Road                        and
Beloit, WI 53511
Friday, 2/20 @ 5:00pm

The Leave Me Behind team is extremely proud to accept the Accolade Award of Merit for a feature film.

Leave Me Behind also just won the Moving Pictures Magazine Film Competition.  We were 1st Runner up in
the Narrative Feature Film category.  Kirk Gostkowski accepted the award at the Slamdance Film Festival.


Leave Me Behind will be screening at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival

We are playing at the
Village East Cinemas
181 2nd Ave. at 12th St.
New York, NY 10003
Sunday, September 21st at 2PM

Tickets are on sale now:
Click here for Ticketweb

Many cast members and creators of the film will be in attendance. Let's sell this screening out!
$12 in advance online or $15 at the door. Save money and buy now!!!


Leave Me Behind will be screening at the Port Townsend Film Festival.

Rosebud Cinema: Saturday Sept 27th at 3:00 pm- SOLD OUT!!! and Sunday Sept 28th at 6:05 pm

The Festival runs September 26-28 in Port Townsend, WA which is outside of Seattle.  We are in the First
Features showcase.

Kirk Gostkowski will be taking part a panel discussion. Sunday Sept 28th at 9:30AM
Hospitality Center Tent


Leave Me Behind will be showing at the
Washougal International Film Festival.  The festival is located in
Washougal, Washington.  The festival runs from August 21th - 24th.  

We are screening on Friday,  August 22nd, at 10PM  at the Washburn Auditorium.

Both Kirk Gostkowski and Kieran Dotti will be in attendance at the festival.

Mission of Festival:

"Washougal International Film Festival takes place in downtown Washougal, WA along the Columbia River, at
the gateway of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. An international event with a community focus,
WIFF is open to all film makers and artists working within the medium of film. WIFF combines public screenings
with small forums to engage in a dialogue of social issues and cultural exchange through the powerful
language of film in all genres.WIFF showcases a variety of local, national and international films, aiming to
share a broad range of films representing current affairs and relevant topics that affect our communities.
Encouraging student, independent and professional works for screening. We are here to share stories and the
power and art of film. Films will be valued on the merits such as; creativity, ingenuity, story, attention to detail,
and the ability to challenge us and make us feel. Our goal is to bring together a community of creative,
inspiring, individual thinkers who encourage us, inspire us, generate thought, stir our laughter, bring about
smiles, make us cry, enrage us, entertain us and explore our emotions, values and purpose."


Leave Me Behind will be showing at the International Film Festival England.   The festival is located in
Tamworth, UK.  The movie will be showing on June 11th.  

The director of
Leave Me Behind,  Kirk Gostkowski, is nominated in the category: Best First Feature- USA.


Read Larry Lange's rave review of the film on the new
REVIEWS section of the site.


The World Premiere of
Leave Me Behind is Saturday March 1st, 2008 at 2pm
Leave Me Behind is the category: Narrative Showcase 8
In Competition

Playing at the 30th Anniversary of the Big Muddy Film Festival: Carbondale, Illinois


We are pleased to announce that Leave Me Behind will be having its world premiere at the
Big Muddy Film Festival in Southern Illinois.

"In its 30th year edition, The Big Muddy Film Festival is one of the oldest film festivals run by film and
art students in the US. Dedicated to supporting works by both emerging and accomplished independent
filmmakers, The Festival showcases experimental, documentary, narrative, and animation films of all
genres and themes." -

The festival runs from February 22nd through March 2nd. When we get official word of the screening it
will be announced on this site and on the
myspace page.

Hopefully this is the beginning of many more great things to come. We want to thank each of you again for
your support of the film and we will keep you updated with what is coming up next.  You guys rock!

-Kirk Gostkowski
Kieran Dotti

1-28-08:  The band Swail has changed their name to Light Up Nancy.  Therefore the links to their pages
have changed. Info for the band on the music page has changed.  Same great music just a different            
Suds O’Hanahan’s Irish Pub
435 East Grand Avenue
Beloit, WI 53511
Sunday, 2/22 @ 12:00pm