With successful theatrical screenings all over the United States, PENTON: The John Penton Story is coming home to Cleveland with the Progressive International Motorcycle Show on January 30th through February 1st. The film will be part of the many attractions on the Progressive Stage throughout the weekend with John and Jack Penton showing a few clips from the film for the audience then taking questions.
The film’s producer and director, Todd Huffman will also be part of the program. This program will take place once on Friday, twice on Saturday and once more on Sunday. Times are 6:30 p.m (Fri), 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Sat) and 2:30 p.m. (Sun). All three will be available at the Penton Owners Group booth, which always has a large presentation for the Cleveland IMS event.
“We’re super excited to bring the film to home to Cleveland’s motorcycle community,” said Todd Huffman, the film’s director and producer at Pipeline Digital Media (PDM). “The Penton story is all about Cleveland, OH and we think the show attendees will get a big kick out of seeing John and Jack there.”
“The Penton Owners Group already has a big presence at the show and now with the film out, it should be a really special weekend,” said Jack Penton, One of the film’s Producers and AMA Hall of Famer. “Being part of the Progressive International Motorcycle Show on the Main Stage with my dad will be a lot of fun.”
About the film:
PENTON: The John Penton Story is a feature length documentary narrated by Grammy Winner Lyle Lovett with over 100 interviews of the largest cast of motorcycle legends ever assembled on film. The film’s production was funded through the innovative “crowd funding” website Kickstarter.com and was released June 20th by Gathr Films in Los Angeles.
About John Penton:
John Penton is motorcycle pioneer who’s life on a farm in Ohio led to a long list of motorcycling accomplishments and global notoriety. From a humble motorcycle shop, he had an international off-road racing career, leading him to the discovery of the need for a smaller machine. With his Penton motorcycles made by KTM, he introduced riding to a new generation, and along with his family and loyal followers, changed the motorcycle industry forever.