US/International Best Narrative Feature at 2011 AMC Theatres Kansas City Film Fest Best Actress: Brea Grant at 2011 FirstGlance Film Festival (Philadelphia) Best Florida Project at 2011 Central Florida Film Festival Special Jury Award at 2011 Columbia Gorge International Film Festival 1st Runner Up at 2011 Vegas Cinefest 2011 25 New Faces: Gingger Shankar at Filmmaker Magazine's Grand Cinema Series in Tacoma July 2011 Featured Selection at Film Courage Interactive Opening Night Feature at 2011 Spirit Quest Film Festival Official Selection at 2011 Flyway Film Festival Official Selection at 2011 Gig Harbor Film Festival Official Selection at 2011 Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival Official Selection at 2011 Sidewalk Film Festival

Press

Print

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"BREA GRANT: 'DEXTER' LETS ME BE SEXY" by Jarett Wieselman, theinsider.com, accessed on 27 October 2011.

"Homecoming Feature Film Shows Rare Glimpse Of A Soldier's Story" by Movie Vine Admin, movievine.com, accessed on 27 October 2011.

"Dexter's Brea Grant Has a New Movie" by IGN Staff, IGN Movies, accessed on 17 October 2011.

Movie Marketing You May Have Missed: Trailer for Indie 'Homecoming'” by Kate Erbland, MSN's 'The Hitlist', accessed on 17 October 2011.

THE NEWS BUNDLE: Trailer and Clip for Sean Hackett's 'Homecoming' Starring Brea Grant” posted by CamArruda, filmthrasher.com, accessed on 17 October 2011.

"Trailer Debut: 'Homecoming,' an Indie Soldier's Story" by Russ Fischer, slashfilm.com, accessed on 17 October 2011.

Post-Sidewalk Feature: 'Homecoming' director discusses first feature-length film” by Ginger Swan, al.com, accessed on 1 September 2011.

Birmingham's Sidewalk Film Festival kick off this weekend; Films to check out” by Corey Craft, Tuscaloosa News, accessed on 27 August 2011.

The Sudden Visit” by Quin Benzel, The Vancouver Voice, accessed on 10 August 2011.

A Novel Way to Make Movies” by Celeste Noelle, My Tek Life, accessed on 9 August 2011.

Bits 'n' Pieces: Clark County native screens film at festival” by Columbian Staff, The Columbian, accessed on 8 August 2011.

Indie Spotlight: HOMECOMING writer/director Sean Hackett” by Chase Whale on Gordon and the Whale, accessed on 23 June 2011.

Gingger Shankar's Upcoming Projects” by Film Music Reporter, accessed on 23 June 2011.

New Clip From The Independent Film 'Homecoming'” cross-posted by Melissa Molina on Script to Screen by AMC Theatres, accessed on 6 June 2011.

Exclusive: Clip From Award-Winning Indie Film 'Homecoming'” by Melissa Molina on The Playlist by IndieWIRE, accessed on 6 June 2011.

Homecoming Director Sean Hackett: The Nerd Appropriate Interview” by Ash, accessed on 11 May 2011.

"Sean Hackett's HOMECOMING" by Lucas McNelly, accessed 11 May 2011.

"Home from the War: How the Real World Crept into KC FilmFest" by Dan Lybarger, KC Active, accessed on 11 May 2011.

"'Homecoming' tells untold story about war's aftermath" by Dave Richards, Erie Times-News, published on 14 April 2001.

"2 Spirit Quest films have Erie connections" by Dave Richards, Erie Times-News, published on 14 April 2011.

Homecoming received the US/International Best Narrative Film at the AMC Theatres Kansas City FilmFest on Sunday 10 April 2011.

"New Poster And Synopsis Released For Sean Hackett's 'Homecoming'" by Melissa Molina, LatinoReview.com, accessed on 11 May 2011.

"Brea Grant: The Nerd Appropriate Interview" by Ash, accessed on 11 May 2011

"Leading role for Yeovil actor Tom Fox Davies" by Steve Sowden in This is The West Country on Friday 7 January 2011.

"Alumnus' film makes it in Hollywood" by David Strader, The Collegian, accessed 11 May 2011.

"Homecoming: An indie film to shoot in Celebration and Kissimmee" by Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel, accessed 11 May 2011.

Audio/Visual

"Searching For Truth Inside a Lens", Cole Abaius of Reject Radio interviewed Sean Hackett on 31 August 2011.

Sean Hackett on "Family-Style Filmmaking", webcast by David Branin and Karen Worden of Film Courage on Youtube on 3 June 2011.

Brea Grant and Sean Hackett Interview!, webcast by Cliche Magazine on 27 May 2011.

Film Courage interviewed Sean Hackett, broadcast live on 9 May 2011.

Kim Young interviewed Sean Hackett and Tim & Mary Larson on 14 April 2011, broadcast on 16 & 17 April 2011 on Public Radio (WQLN).

Ramsey Mohsen interviewed Sean Hackett, Brea Grant, and Tom Fox Davies after the premiere in Kansas City on Saturday 9 April 2011.

Steve Kraske interviewed Sean Hackett live and reviewed Homecoming on 8 April 2011 with critics Cynthia Haines & Steve Walker on Public Radio (KCUR).

Stay up-to-date with the Homecoming Blog.

What the press is saying …

A surprisingly assured debut, Hackett's film captures a soldier's story with a gentleness and grace that allows the experience of the individual to feel much bigger. - Kate Erbland, Gordon and the Whale

"Writer/Director Sean Hackett scratches (or finds) that hard-to-reach filmmaking place where the storytelling feels effortless." - Phil Pirrello, IGN Movies

"…every once in awhile there's a truly independent film [like Sean Hackett's Homecoming] that pops out of nowhere that deserves as much attention [as the star-studded films]." - Melissa Molina, LatinoReview.com

"Insightful, sensitive and highly entertaining ... 'Homecoming' strikes a unique chord seldom heard in coming of age films."; "I can so relate to this … an excellent movie!" - Cynthia Haines, NPR

"Sean Hackett's Drama 'Homecoming' is a beautiful film …" - Lucas McNelly, Filmmaker Magazine

"... a moving, thoughtful look at three 20-somethings whose lives have stalled ..." - Dan Lybarger, KCActive

"[Sean Hackett's] off to a great start." - Dave Richards, Erie Times News

"I thought it was great!" - Ramsey Mohsen, Digital Evolution Group