Karynne Summars

Karynne Summars

Editor & Senior Writer at The Hedonist Magazine

THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF GREENWICH FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS AN EXCITING LINEUP OF CUTTING-EDGE CINEMA ​Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Focus on French Cinema (FFC),​ the annual ​Francophone festival of the ​Alliance Française of Greenwich​ for new cutting-edge cinema across the French-speaking world returns to Connecticut and Manhattan

D.J. Higgins’ Award-Winning Short Drama Super-Woman Delivers A Teachable Moment Fresh off of his Best Director and Best TV/Web Series win at the Cutting Room International Short Film Festival, director, writer and producer  D.J. Higgins just garnered another well-deserved award for Best Drama-Short Film at the March 2019 Brightside Tavern

The uniqueness of Venice where visitors arrive at their hotel by water rather than land already sets the excitement to experience this fascinating city. After an approximate 30-minute exhilarating boat ride from Marco Polo airport via the Grand Canale, guests arrive at the private landing dock of Palazzina Grassi, a

Nestled high atop the hills in Cernobbio, Italy, you can find this gem of an upscale restaurant overlooking the majestic Lago di Como. The drive up from Via Regina may be hair raising for some as a narrow winding and curvy road is the only way that leads to this

∗∗∗∗∗ Best known for his previous remarkable work with his 2006 German drama The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen) Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck returned to the dark German history facts to pen Never Look Away, a film inspired by true events loosely based on German artist Gerhard Richter.

With his role as James “The Guardian” Olsen in CW’s superhero series Supergirl and his appearance in the Fall 2018 release of the Tyler Perry film Nobody’s Fool, Mehcad Brooks is well on his way to becoming one of the brightest stars in Hollywood. When you look at Mehcad’s life

“The price we pay for being ourselves is worth it.” -Eartha Kitt- Award-nominated actress, writer, and director Keesha Sharp has become known in the entertainment industry for her innate ability to bring complex characters to life on screen, her consistent professionalism, and her undeniable inner and outer beauty. Sharp plays

“I never decided to be an artist, I was born this way. It is who I am.” – Kathrina Miccio Born in New York with family roots in Sorrento and Sicily, Kathrina Miccio is an artist, actress, writer, producer, and director. She is also a Breast Cancer survivor, which inspired her to

Australian born Kathryn Orford is one of those people we meet in life who perfectly fits the quote “Rising from the Ashes” because so she did. Having been her own most vocal inner critic, she went from a failed suicide attempt to becoming a best-selling author, speaker, personal and professional

Born and raised in Lynchburg, VA, Skeet Ulrich, a former marine biology student turned actor had a life-changing experience after having been accepted into David Mamet’s (American playwright, screenwriter, director, and author) program at NYU. He was drawn to NYU’s acting school because it did not require applicants to audition.