Film telling story of hero of 9/11 to hold premiere at Rialto Theater in The Villages

“Man in Red Bandana” will hold its central Florida premiere Sept. 12 at the Rialto Theater in The Villages.

"Man in Red Bandana" will hold a premiere at the Rialto Theater.
“Man in Red Bandana” will hold a premiere at the Rialto Theater.

The movie is narrated by Gwyneth Paltrow, and it depicts the actions of one man and how he has positively affected thousands. The film is about Welles Crowther, a 9/11 hero who tragically died that day. His heroics became known eight months later due to a simple ordinary object, a red bandana.

The film is being nationally released in theaters Sept. 8-14, but The Rialto is the only central Florida theater where it can been seen.

Here is a link to the trailer:

Writer/Director Matthew Weiss is a Florida resident and the film features how Welles has been honored in, among other places, Florida.  The film depicts a child from Ocala who is named after Welles so that his parents could instill Welles’ value in their son.  It also depicts a special UCF Knights football game in Orlando where the fans wore red bandanas in Welles honor.