Film Series Presents “Welcoming Departure”

Welcoming Departure GraphicThe Hoffman Center for the Arts Manzanita Film Series will screen the 2012 feature film “Welcoming Departure” Friday, Sep. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Admission will be $5.

Written and directed by Scott Ballard, the film tells the story of Hank, a night custodian, who enjoys the quiet life where his evenings are sequestered in a methodical work routine. With the arrival of a mysterious elderly Norwegian woman, the patterns of his life begin to unravel.

“Welcoming Departure” was filmed in Portland, Ore. and Bellingham, Wash. It stars Tom Campbell, Eve Pryce and Rachael Perrell, with Dave Morales, Sara Robbin, Maren McGuire and Solomon Olmstead.

The feature lasts 68 minutes, and refreshments will be available.

A film trailer can be viewed at


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