BAD PARENTS to Open in Ridgewood, 1/23; Reiko Aylesworth and More to Appear at Red Carpet Event

Writer/Director/Producer Caytha Jentis, with insider authenticity and specificity, shares the absurd yet very real world of the dark side of yourth sports with humor and heart.

"Bad Parents," based on Jentis' award-winning play "It's All About the Kids" is the fourth produced feature film written by Caytha Jentis and her second outing as director. Her
directorial debut, "The One" (2011), a romantic comedy starring Jon Prescott, enjoyed sold-out screenings at Cinefest, Frameline, Ridgewood, and Qfest and was released theatrically and on DVD/VOD through TLA Releasing. Jentis' first produced screenplay "And Then Came Love" (2007) starred Vanessa Williams, Eartha Kitt, Michael Boatman, Stephen Spinella and Ben Vereen. Jentis also executive produced and produced the film, which - after following the festival circuit - opened theatrically and was licensed to Warner Premier Video for DVD/VOD. It continues to enjoy great success airing extensively worldwide on premium cable networks. "Exposed"(2009), a psychological thriller written by Jentis was produced by Media at Large and recently won "Best Suspense Feature Film" at the New York Independent Film & Video Festival in both New York and Los Angeles. The short film, "The Dream House", written and produced by Jentis is currently out to festivals. Jentis is President of Fox Meadow Films.

Jentis is a Ridgewood resident as is much of her crew and team, which includes Ridgewood Resident and Producer Dorothy Fucito, Line Producer Aimee Denaro, Anthony Savini , Director of Photography and Verne Mattson, Editor.

The movie will also be shown in Clifton on January 28th, Kinnelon on January 31st and Levittown, NY on February 21st. A dedicated movie screening is also available as a fundraiser to soccer organizations and teams. Please contact Caytha Jentis at or visit the website for more info. The movie is scheduled to be available on DVD later in 2013.