"Phoenixville Remembers 9/11: Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Future" featured four film shorts and a performance at intermission by bands, Combination Standpipe and Philadelphia Toboggan Company.

Association for the Colonial Theatre Executive Director, Mary Foot said that she was excited that the Colonial had the opportunity to exhibit the work of local filmmakers.

"This is a great place for a lot of young filmmakers of try out their craft," said Foote.

Filmmaker Jim Young presented the 24-minute flick, "The Monkey's Paw."

"Getting to see it on the big screen is incredible," said Young.

The filmmaker and photographer talked about reaction to his film.

"Some jumped, others threw up their hands and some said that they were scared," he said.

Brad Whitney appreciates supporting local filmmakers.

"People really use their minds," said Whitney. "This is how everybody gets started. You don't need a lot of money or special effects to make a film."

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