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MINUTE MATRIMONY

Minute Matrimony is a short comedy about a day in the life of a drive-thru wedding chapel. Shot in Alameda, CA, in February 2001, the film is written and directed by Yoav Potash, and produced by Bridget Allen and Yoav Potash.


NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Filming Locations —

Alameda, Alameda County: Over the weekend of 16-19 February 2001 (and also on 30 June 2001), filming occurred at Building #119 at the Alameda Naval Air Station.

Berkeley, Alameda County: Additional photography on 1 July 2001 was done on Walker Street at Ward Street.

City and County of San Francisco: The final scene was shot in late March 2001 at the Academy of Art's 79 New Montgomery Street building.

BEHIND-THE-SCENES PICTURES
Thank you to Tom Odell for the pictures below.
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Welcome to Minute Matrimony!
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Hugh Litfin (Director of Photography)
and Yoav Potash (Director).
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The Girlfriend (Meghan McGovern) and Young Man (Aaron Brace) get married by the drive-thru preacher (Alex Barker).
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This couple (David Fenerty and Lisa Klein) goes
to Minute Matrimony for a divorce.
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Yoshua Safran portrays the Jewish Groom. In the background
are his bride-to-be (Lenice Cally), his grandmother
(Vicki McReynolds), and mother (Sue Mallah).
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The dancing Orthodox Jews.
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Yoav Potash (Director) is surrounded by the
bridesmaids (Deanna Mallah, Sue Mallah,
Nicole Doherty, Carla Negri, and Scott Trimble).
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Leslie Anderson and Christopher Mendola (Art Directors).

Minute Matrimony (2001)
CAST: Alex Barker, Rajesh Bhatia, Aaron Brace, Lenice Cally, Nicole Doherty, David Fenerty, Lisa Klein, Biraj Lala, Meghan McGovern, Carla Negri, Yoshua Safran, Scott Trimble....
WRITER: Yoav Potash
PRODUCER: Bridget Allen, Yoav Potash, Scott Trimble
DIRECTOR: Yoav Potash
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Trace Townsend
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Hugh C. Litfin, Don Starnes
EDITOR: Yoav Potash
KEY LOCATION MANAGER / SCOUT: Scott Trimble
ASSISTANT LOCATION MANAGER: Melanie Leavitt
LOCATION ASSISTANT: Juliana Montgomery


MEDIA ARTICLES

Official Website: Minute Matrimony
"Local Director's Film Ties Knots With Frantic Fingers" Berkeley Voice, 19 April 2002.

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