Bossier Parish Community College Film Institute will begin filming this summer’s movie A Bus from Dallas on Wednesday, May 25. A Bus from Dallas will be filmed around the Shreveport/Bossier area and will wrap shooting on Monday, June 20. This will be the Institute’s 16th production.
A Bus from Dallas is a film about a chance encounter between two women (Charlene & Loretta) at a small town bus stop. As they wait for the bus to arrive, they dive into why they are there and what drives them. This leads to the discovery of a surprising bond between them.
The BPCC Film Institute’s cast of this production include Kalah Roberts and Elise Birmingham as the roles of Charlene and Loretta, respectively. These two phenomenal ladies are joined by a seasoned supporting cast of major players, Brad Crates as Bud and Richard Harold as Glen. Also featured are Allison-Rebekah Miller as Tammy, Chenia King as Lisa, and Jedidiah Volcheck as Scotty. Additional talent is provided by Shelly Stewert, Ali Stewert, Lauren Holland, Tina Mercer, Charles Duke, and Samuel Copeland. Richard Folmer, local favorite of stage and screen, will appear in a featured cameo.
A Bus from Dallas is being directed by BPCC Communication and Performing Arts staff member Keith Bruce from a screenplay by Chicago playwright, David Wesley Graham, based on his play Homecoming. The film will premiere in the fall of 2016.