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Originally posted on Maria Murzyn’s “Fun, free and inexpensive events” blog as featured on

“Something Better Somewhere Else” is directed by Oak Parker, Ron Lazzeretti and will be screened at Lake Theater on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. The film is a collective tale of yearning and restlessness and asks the age-old question, “Why is my life so unlike what I imagined it would be?”

The film follows the story of people who go beyond their everyday lives in search of something better, in search of answers. This is a presentation of the Oak Park Area Arts Council. More information and tickets can be found at their site, Also, check out the included trailer and the film’s site at

Something Better Somewhere Else

  • A film in four stories and one theme, written and directed by Ron Lazzeretti, produced by Ed Amaya.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 7p.m.
  • Lake Theater, 1022 W Lake Oak Park IL, 60301. Call 708-848-8870 or visit

Click here to read Ken Trainor's May 18 piece about writer/director Ron Lazzeretti and his film "Something Better Somewhere Else"

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