Film with local link to be released on DVD

“The Pact,” a film written, directed and produced by Penn State theater professor Matthew Toronto and his brother, Aaron, will be released on DVD May 11.

“The Pact” is a comedy about two brothers who swear off women for a year. The story is based on a real pact the Toronto brothers made in their college years. The cast and crew include an array of Penn State alumni and faculty as well as local actor Jordan Toronto, Matthew’s wife.

The comedy won a number of awards at film festivals throughout the United States, and Jordan Toronto won best actress at the NYC Independent Film festival. Visit www.watchthepact.com or www.facebook.com/watchthepact for more information.