Alexander City native and NYU student Ava Lowery is the director of an upcoming documentary film about Rockford, Alabama's Fred the town dog.
FRED: The Town Dog is a film about a struggling small town and its adoption of a new friend, exploring his relationships and the effect he had on both individuals and the community as a whole. Fred: The Town Dog was filmed in November of 2012 and is currently in post-production.
FRED: The Town Dog is Ava's thesis film and when it's completed, it will be released to various film festivals and submitted to PBS.
You can view the trailer and learn more about the documentary here.
About the Film:
Rockford is a small town of only 400 residents located in Coosa County, Alabama, where it is the county seat. A small and rural area, everyone here knows everyone, and everyone knows everyone else’s business.