Both documentaries will be shown on Tuesday, May
28th at 7PM. See two films for the price of one
admission. Regular ticket prices will apply
A Circus Life
(88 minutes) will
be showing first at 7:00pm followed by Houdini
Gene Gamache and world-renowned Indiana escape
artist Bill Shirk will headline a special event
premiering the two documentary films.
each movie, Gamache and Shirk
will participate in a Q&A. Authentic Houdini items
including handcuffs worn by Houdini and a
straight-jacket used in one of Shirkâ€™s escapes will
be on display.
Gene M. Gamache
Gene M. Gamache graduated
from the University of Iowa with a BA in film
production in 1986. He then moved to Hollywood
to pursue a career in Motion Pictures. After
arriving in L.A., he landed a job at a top motion
picture advertising agency and began editing movie
trailers. Over the last 25 years, Gene has
worked on campaigns for such movies as Men in Black,
Ghost, Braveheart, Forrest Gump, The Rock,
Jurassic Park 3, Marley and Me, The Descendants and
Shame. He has won seven Key Art Awards from
the Hollywood Reporters annual competition for
motion picture advertising.
In 2001, Gene created a
production company, Repertoire Films, and produced,
directed and edited the award winning documentary
film "Houdini". Gene enlisted the talents of a
college friend and writer, Kirk G. Carter to
complete the film. Following the success of "Houdini" Gene and Kirk produced and directed the
documentary film "A Circus Life".
After finishing the
documentary film "Houdini", Gene became a magician
member of the prestigious Magic Castle in Hollywood
California. Over the last 15 years, Gene has
been invited as an inner circle guest at the
Official Houdini Seance held annually on October
31st - the anniversary of Houdini's death.
In 2011, Gene began working
as an in-house editor for Fox Searchlight Pictures,
to create marketing materials for Fox Searchlight's
many award winning films.
Gene is married to American
Actress Lindsay McDonald. They recently had
their first child, a baby boy named Remy.