“Validation” benefactor Launa Boston passes away

Kurt KuenneFilms, Milestones

We are saddened to report the passing of Launa Boston of Lee’s Summit, MO, a benefactor of Kurt’s work who made the short film Validation possible.  Launa saw Kurt’s short film Rent-A-Person at a film festival, listened to his Q&A, and based on nothing more than that, contacted him to say she’d like to help pay for his next short film, knowing …

Kurt receives Frank Capra Award for “Shuffle”

Kurt KuenneAwards, Films

This weekend, Kurt received the Frank Capra Award for his film Shuffle, presented by Frank Capra III, grandson of the legendary director of It’s a Wonderful Life, at the Fallbrook International Film Festival.  The award is given to the film that “most lifts the human spirit, fostering a positive and (hopefully) lasting outcome.”