'Old School' WHS film gains backing, will be premiered Oct. 5

'Old School' WHS film gains backing, will be premiered Oct. 5

WOONSOCKET - City filmmaker Jason Allard, through the fundraising website Kickstarter, sent out word Tuesday that the $4,000 goal to premiere the "My Old School" film about the old Woonsocket High/Middle School has been reached. The film will now be premiered to the public on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at Woonsocket High School, 777 Cass Ave.

In a note to donors on Kickstarter, filmmakers Scott Gabrielson and Allard wrote: "Your donations allowed us to secure this date, hire the complete team to set up, an HD projector, full sound system, the firefighter for safety, insurance for the location, and janitor fees."

Tickets for the premiere are $10. Visit www.oldschoolwoonsocket.com to make a purchase.