Artists for Creative Theatre (ACT) 2015 Film Festival Featuring “The House That Jack Built”‏ [EVENT INVITATION]


On October 3rd from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM, Please join us for the ultimate experience and witness aspiring artists who are paving their paths to production success. These artists will unfold spectacular stories whether it’s fact, fiction, horror, romance, drama or comedy, watch it on a big screen. No matter what your movie preference is, a good story needs a great audience. So come join us for a short Film Festival bonanza!

For The First time in our history we will be presenting our first feature film:

The House that Jack Built Co-Star Fidel Vicioso playing the role of Chino will be our star host for the evening. Both Fidel Vicioso and Producer Micheal Lieber will be available for Q&A. Theatre Release November 6, 2015

General Admission advance tickets are $15 – At the door $20 
Your ticket package includes an Art Exhibit, six short films, one spectacular feature “The House that Jack Built” and a shot of coconut goodness provided by Flaco Coquito. The events will also be capture by KatieKay Photography.

For a limited time we are offering the following specials:

Save $5 or Enjoy buy one get one free special. Use promo code: Actid

Purchase your tickets on Eventbrite NOW 
For more information about the ACT Film Festival click here or visitwww.artistsforcreativetheatre.org

You will be enjoying a night of great films, as well as supporting ACT, inc. carrying out its mission. 

Artists for Creative Theatre is a 501c3 non-profit organization that empowers a diverse group of young artists to create productions and artistic works of expression to promote social change in their lives and community. All donations are 100% tax deductible.


About our feature:

The House that Jack Built

Jack Maldonado is an ambitious young Latino man who fueled by misguided nostalgia, buys a small apartment building in the Bronx and moves his boisterous family into the apartments to live rent-free. His parents, Carlos and Martha, sister Nadia, brother Richie and his wife Rosa, Grandmother/Abuela and cousins Hector and Manny, all under one roof. Tension builds quickly as Jack imposes his views on everyone around him, including his fiancee, Lily. All the while, he hides the fact that his corner store is a front for selling marijuana but soon has to deal with new unwanted competitive forces. It’s only a matter of time before Jack’s family and ‘business’ lives collide in tragic fashion.

Directed by: Henry Barrial 
Writer: Joseph B. Vasquez 
Producer: Micheal Lieber

Theatre Release November 6, 2015


About our HOST:

Fidel Vicioso

Fidel Vicioso is an American actor born and raised in NYC. This fall is sizzling hot for Fidel Vicioso…starring in Independent Feature Film RESPECT THE SHOOTER (as EZ co-lead opposite Michael K.Williams (Boardwalk Empire, The Wire) Guest Starring as Sargent Stache on GOTHAM opposite Ben Makenzie (Det.Gordon) in Oct. (Monday@9m- first or second week) and The long awaited & anticipated Theatrical release of Eight Time Award winner-THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Co-Starring As CHINO, opposite of EJ Bonilla (Unforgettable, Revenge) and Michael K Williams in theaters November 6, 2015.

He was the Lead Guest Star on CBS hit show BLUE BLOODS as Darryl Williams. Directed by the Great Oz Scott. His episode Drew over twelve millions viewers. Fidel co-starred in The Eight Award winning Independent Feature Film ” The House That Jack Built” produced by renowned producer Michael Lieber (Awakenings starring Robert De Niro and Robin Williams). Fidel also guest starred on Sesame Street “Growing Hope Against Hunger” first Bilingual Episodes to air national and international on PBS. Recipient of Sept.2012 Emmy Award. Fidel is also the voice of Dora the Explorer’s Father, Papi on Nickelodeon. He has an extensive array of work in Theater, Film, and TV. In 1996 Fidel worked in the stage play, El Cano, which won a Drama Desk Award and for two successful runs during 2011/2012, he co-starred the off-Broadway musical production hit DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story, winner of 12 ACE Awards. He has also starred in films such as Shaft, opposite of Samuel L. Jackson and Jeffrey Wright, and The Blue Diner, opposite of Miriam Colon and Lisa Vidal, which won the ALMA Award in 2002. TV credits include Law and Order: SVU, CI and the original.

Fidel Vicioso also devotes his time being in service throughout the community, empowering & working with our youth.young adults. He’s humbly honored to be a Teaching Artist /Mentor for ACT(Artist for Creative Theatre) Organization.


Our Mission:

Artists for Creative Theatre is a 501c3 non-profit organization that empowers a diverse group of young artists to create productions and artistic works of expression to promote social change in their lives and community. All donations are 100% tax deductible. 
ACT, Inc. is a young, vibrant artistic based company that seeks to provide opportunity for underrepresented, disadvantaged youth who have a vested interest in their communities to showcase their creative talents in the performing, media and visual arts. We seek to provide these opportunities in their communities and schools that do not currently provide art programs due to budget cuts or lack of arts funding. We will create art, produce art in film and theatre, by and for our local communities. We believe that the arts are cultural expressions by the people, for the people, and of the people.

For sponsorships opportunities please contact us at Artistsforcreativetheatre@gmail.com


Read more about Co-Founder & CEO Jacklyn Rosa of ACT, Inc:

Jacklyn Rosa is the Co- Founder and Managing Director of Artists for Creative Theatre, inc. a non-profit organization that has worked with many artists, and was developed to provide acting, film and music workshops for young adults interested in the performing arts but have little to no experience in the field. All provided at a low cost or free of charge. We also produce an annual Film Festival dedicated to inspired film makers interested in exposing their short films. Jacklyn was born and raised in Williamsburg,Brooklyn where she received her first acting role as an actor/educator at Teatro El Puente a youth theatre group that educates young adults about the dangers of HIV/AIDS. As an Actor/Activist she soon learned that teaching through the performing arts can be a powerful tool. This led her to Empire State College where she studied theatre and media. She is also the Events Coordinator for the International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival and recently worked on the short film El Tumbe Directed by Veronica Caicedo as a Production Assistant. She has both performed on stage and behind the scenes in several theatre venues such as the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre and La Tea. She was recently featured in the fall issue of Inner Vibrations Magazine for her philanthropic efforts to raise diversity for the hispanic community and her community as a whole. She will be working along side Veronica Calcedo for the National Puerto Rican Film Festival in November..

Jacklyn Rosa was on “Siempre Mujer magazine” 7th annual list of inspiring Hispanic women

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