It’s time to admire Ashley Pishock, a talented lady with the enchanting touch both on and off the screen. We do love our women of independent cinema as they never fail to bring us refreshing vignettes of life that can be deeply personal such as the one in the romantic comedy “Skook”. With the screenings happening on Saturday, July 19th @ 5:15PM and Monday, July 21st @ 5:00PM at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, audiences will be treated to the vulnerable performance by the amazing Ashley with some comparing her to a young Parker Posey. Not only is she the star of “Skook”, Ashley created this engaging story that’s destined to open our eyes. Essentially it’s a tale of forgiveness as her character Amy, a fashion student returns home and discovers a fresh perspective on things while returning to the place where she was once tormented. Can we really be forgiving to the ones who hurt us most?
“Skook” has been a passion project for Ashley and the countless hours she has put in to craft her first feature length film speaks of her dedication. Her creative streak has been inculcated from a tender age and her clever yet soulful screenwriting resonates. Certainly “Skook” is itself an interesting enigma and it’s actually an affectionate term locals give to the region of Schuylkill County as well as its residents. All bodes well for Ashley who is a blossoming film-maker/actress with the potential to be embraced ardently by you and me.