John Putch’s Route 30 Trilogy of films returns to Totem Pole for an outdoor summer movie series. Join us under the stars and on the lawn at Totem Pole for these special reprise screenings.

Shot entirely on location in Franklin and Adams counties, John Putch’s Route 30 Trilogy is both heartfelt and quirky. A love letter to Putch’s home town, it’ll tug at your heartstrings and make you laugh out loud. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy these award-winning films on the big screen this summer!

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the evening’s feature under the stars!

Please follow CDC guidelines for masking and social distancing while on Totem Pole grounds. You cooperation is appreciated!

June 30th

Three interconnecting stories from the Lincoln Highway in South Central

  • ‘Deer Hunters Wives’ tells of the frustrations of Civil War tour guide
    Mandy, who obsesses on Jennie Wade, the only civilian killed at the battle
    of Gettysburg. While her friend June struggles with an internet porn
    scheme to make extra money.
  • ‘What I B’lieve focuses on a man (KEVIN RAHM) who seeks the help of a
    Christian Scientist (WIL LOVE) to heal his back pain and explain the Big
    Foot that chased him down the mountainside.
  • ‘Original Bill’ is the story of a writer (DAVID DeLUISE) who buys a
    farmhouse in the country hoping to find unique inspiration to write his
    novel. He is sidetracked by his Amish neighbor (DANA DELANY), who
    smokes, drinks, swears and secretly watches his TV.

89 min – Comedy – R


July 30th

A zany twist on the conspiracy laden world of X-Files, Route 30, Too!
picks up as two members of New York State’s Unusual Occurrence and
Paranormal Society (Jamie Rose, Robert Romanus) arrive to investigate
mysterious goings on.

When the local color includes the likes of overzealous Deer Hunter Bob
(Curtis Armstrong), money-hungry huckster Rotten Egg (Lee Wilkof) and
a Spanish candy store clerk named Chicky (Noah Applebaum), spotting
the alien will be no easy task.

87 min – Comedy – PG-13


ROUTE 30 3
August 30th

The final chapter of the trilogy focuses on the mysterious disappearance
of Rotten Egg, a camera that reveals the truth in every photo, and a
man’s quest to become ‘less’ boring.

As the town of Fayetteville struggles to learn the facts, Tork’s hidden past
is revealed that changes the course of his life forever.

This stand alone comedy delivers a romantic and upbeat message about
relationships and the truth behind every story.

94 min – Romantic Comedy – PG-13


Written and Directed by - 

John Putch

Cast & Crew
Written and Directed by

John Putch