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elcome to the 2013 Lewiston Auburn Film Festival – four days dedicated to the world of cinema, with healthy doses of music and visual arts along the way. We’re proud to welcome TV’s “Survivorman” Les Stroud to the festival this year. He’ll be signing books to kick off the festival at the opening night of Prose Gallery, located at 223 Lisbon Street in Lewiston. It’s a great chance to meet this celebrity, snap a picture, get an autograph and enjoy Lewiston’s newest art gallery, featuring a display of Canadian photographer Laura Bombier’s work. Stroud will be back on Saturday, hosting a Question and Answer at 1:30 p.m. at The Public Theatre to answer all of those questions about the popular “Survivorman” TV show. Later that night brings The Les Stroud Band together for its first-ever Maine show at Ramada Conference Center at 9:30 p.m. It’s a cool mix of Dave Matthews Band, Ray Lamontagne, Neil Young and, of course, features Stroud’s trademark harmonica playing. But, at the heart of the film festival are the films and Friday night we are honored to host the world premiere of The Peloton Project. Produced by Patrick Dempsey, Laura Davis and Ramsey Tripp – who also directs – this very special world premiere sold out in early March, but a second viewing will be available to LAFF attendees on Sunday afternoon, April 7 at The Community Little Theatre in Auburn. You’ll also get the chance to see 75 other films throughout Saturday and Sunday at six downtown Lewiston and Auburn venues. These films are from next door and around the world. Some are debuting for the first time and some have been racking up awards on the international film festival circuit. There’s drama, comedy, romance, documentary, thrillers and everything in between to satisfy any moviegoer's greatest expectations! On Saturday, at the Lewiston Public Library, LAFF will introduce its first Student Film Competition starting at 10 a.m. Featuring films from local and regional students, this allows the world to see tomorrow’s filmmakers today. Admission to the student festival and the Les Stroud Q&A on Saturday, along with the Sunday viewing of The Peloton Project, are all part of the two-day movie ticket and do not cost any extra. If you’re looking to enhance your experience, we’d urge you to consider attending Saturday night’s gala dinner and awards ceremony, bringing the festival’s filmmakers and filmgoers together for a night of recognizing the Best of the Best in a Golden Globes-like atmosphere complete with entertainment. And if that weren't enough, we invite you to join us for brunch on Sunday morning at Fish Bones American Grill in Lewiston. Mingle with newly-crowned winners and other filmgoers as the festival kicks off its final day. We know you’ll find something you love at the 2013 Lewiston Auburn Film Festival and can’t wait to see you here!

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Film festival tickets VIP Ticket $155 Includes admission to: • Friday Filmmaker & VIP Mixer • VIP Seating at Friday Night Opening Ceremonies & The Peloton Project Premiere • Reception following the premiere • Saturday & Sunday Movie Screenings, Student Film C om p e t i t i on a n d Q & A Sessions, including a Q&A w it h ‘Su r v ivor ma n’ L es Stroud • Ga la Dinner & Awa rds Show with concert by The Les Stroud Band • Sunday V IP Br unch at Fishbones

Friday Opening Ceremonies & T he Peloton P r oje c t Premiere Ticket $35 Includes admission to: • Opening Ceremonies & The Peloton Project Premiere • Reception following the premiere SOLD OUT Gala Dinner Ticket $75 Includes admission to: • Saturday & Sunday Movie Screenings, Student Film Compet it ion a nd Q & A Sessions, including a Q&A w i t h ‘S u v i v or m a n’ L e s Stroud • Ga la Dinner & Awa rds Show with concert by The Les Stroud Band

T he L es St roud Ba nd Concert Ticket $18 Includes admission to: • Concert by The Les Stroud Band Saturday/Sunday Mov ie Screenings & Student Film Competition Ticket $22 • Student Ticket Price: $15 with Student ID, Day of Only Includes admission to: • Saturday & Sunday Movie Screenings, Student Film C om p e t i t i on a n d Q & A Sessions, including a Q&A w it h ‘Su r v ivor ma n’ L es Stroud Brunch Ticket $25 Includes admission to: • Sunday V IP Br unch at Fishbones The “Sur v ivorma n” Les Stroud Package $38

Includes admission to: • Saturday & Sunday Movie Screenings, Student Film C om p e t i t i on a n d Q & A Sessions, including a Q&A w it h ‘Su v i v or m a n’ L e s Stroud • Concert by The Les Stroud Band To purchase tickets: Advanced tickets may be purchased by calling 207740-8800, online at w w w. la f i l m fest iva l.org/ or at Prose Gallery at 223 Lisbon Street, Lewiston From April 5-7, tickets may only be purchased by check, cash or credit card at Prose Gallery, or during festival hours at any venue showing films by cash only.

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Movie listings

Starring: James Cromwell An Israeli couple and a Palestinian are faced with the question, What does it take to find lasting peace? in the Admissions Room for the afterlife. Short, 21 minutes CLT – Sat. April 6, 12:30pm CLT – Sun. April 7, 10:00am Nominated: Best Short

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(an sooy e bonbast) 2012 | Iran | Maine Premiere Director: Pouria Heidary Oureh A homeless vagabond becomes obsessed with a pair of shoes. Short, 15 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 4:00pm

2012 | Litchfield, Maine | World Premiere Director: Chris Jones When a brainwash attack from the new principal leaves only their gray matter undisturbed, high school friends Brad and Owen realize that it’s up to them to put a stop to this power trip before things get even farther out of hand. Feature, 81 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 11:00am LPL – Sun. April 7, 12:15pm Nominated: Best Maine, People’s Choice Q+A following film

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Dance Before Sunset

2011| California | Maine Premiere Director: Harry Kakatsakis

2012 | California | Maine Premiere Director: Taylor Gledhill Lifelong friends and 90’s boy band members duke it out in a head-to-head battle for supremacy when they discover that only one of them will make it to the International All-Star Group. Short, 21 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 3:30pm LPL – Sun. April 7, 2:45pm Nominated: People’s Choice

A crippled, elderly, homeless woman is seduced by Death and given a chance to be young again. Short, 7 minutes TPT – Sat. April 6, 1:15pm LPL – Sun. April 7, 4:15pm Q+A following film

The Devout

2012 | California | Maine Premiere Director: Mairin Hart In the shadow of disease and death, one woman must risk everything to ensure the safety of the ones she loves. Short, 29 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 3:00pm

Exit 7A

2012 | New Hampshire | Maine Premiere Director: William Peters A young man must decide what to do next when his hitchhiking passenger says she’s going to kill someone who lives off of exit 7A. Short, 11 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 1:30pm LPL – Sun. April 7, 3:30pm Q+A following film

Experiencing Aging

2010 | New York | Maine Premiere Director: Leslye Abbey

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In her thought provoking paper, Experiencing Aging, Catherine Papell, social worker extraordinaire, reflects on the process of aging, observing her own personal journey as a lens through which she focuses her unique wisdom. After a productive professional life, Dr. Papell continues to leave her mark on the hearts and psyche of everyone she teaches. This documentary provides an intimate portrait of a remarkable human being as she encounters aging. Documentary, 25 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 1:45pm FGC – Sun, April 7, 3:30pm Q+A following film

A Fable About Beauty

2010 | Canada | Maine Premiere Director: John Barnard Socially inept losers, Becky and Kimmy, foster a crush on the notorious documentary cameraman Joel Stone. To meet him, they’ll have to attend the biggest party in town... at the Cowboy Literary Agents’ garage. They enlist the help of Penny Simmons, an arrogant socialite who has climbed the social ladder through years of festive bum spanking. But the losers soon learn that hot people can’t be trusted. A Fable About Beauty is a lyrical meditation on our misguided reverence for beautiful people. Short, 11 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 10:15am

The Final Shift

2012 | Massachusetts/New Hampshire Director: John Depew The tranquil haven of Al’s Diner is thrown into chaos when a callow gang of four enters with a duffel bag of invaluable contents. Feature, 88 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 2:15pm Q+A following film

First Words

2011 | Canada | Maine Premiere Director: Fabien Melanson A bilingual couple anxiously awaits their son’s first word. Will it be in French – a happy “Papa”? Or in English – a soft “Mommy”? When little Matéo finally speaks, it sparks an emotional fire inside his father, and a childish fight between his parents that could destroy everything. Short, 8 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 4:45pm

Gate 128

2012 | North Carolina | Maine Premiere Director: Henry Ceiro A myster ious place, promising sa lvat ion f rom t he extinction of the female species, draws two struggling survivors in a post-apocalyptic world. The last known female on earth and her protector must finish their dangerous journey passed the world outside of Gate 128. Short, 19 minutes LPL – Sun. April 7, 3:45pm

that reality is what we “think.” We behave, make decisions, and act based on our notion of what’s real. Sometimes our version of reality is flawed and if we are lucky, we get to see the flaw and make changes before it’s too late. Short, 25 minutes TPT – Sat. April 6, 10:30am LPL – Sun. April 7, 2:00pm Nominated: Best Short, People’s Choice Q+A following film

Good Men

2011 | New Hampshire | Maine Premiere Director: Brian Connors Starring: Ed Asner and Mark Rydell On an afternoon before an Oscar party, two elderly men— long-time friends and show business colleagues—get into an argument over the Holocaust, the proposed mosque at ground zero, and the conspiracy allegations surrounding the 9/11 attacks on The World Trade Center. Short, 12 minutes TPT – Sat. April 6, 11:30am TPT – Sun. April 7, 11:30am Q+A following film

Homophobic

2012 | Nevada | Maine Premiere Director: Constanza Castro Three friends go on a hiking trip that tests the boundaries of their friendship forever in this crass comedy. Short, 8 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 12:30pm LPL – Sun. April 7, 3:15pm

Household

2013 | Lewiston/Auburn, Maine | World Premiere An extended refugee family from Somalia, an interracial same-sex couple, a single mother in a housing cooperative, and a mother of six who has fostered nearly 50 children in her lifetime...Through food, finances, and sibling disputes, Household presents an ever-shifting perspective on the enduring bonds of kinship. It reveals what it means to be a family member by choice, by birth, and by circumstance. Documentary, 88 minutes LPL – Sat. April 6, 3:00pm APL – Sun. April 7, 1:00pm Screens with Inspired to Explore, also a documentary about members of the Lewiston/Auburn community Q+A following film

Howard Cantour.com

2012 | California | Maine Premiere Director: Shia LaBeouf Starring: Jim Gaffigan This is the story of Howard Cantour. A film critic. A warrior. He lives his life vicariously through movies and in movies. But Howard is no sellout. He says it like he sees it. This is the story of his life and how he struggles to review his film hero’s latest directed movie. Short, 12 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 4:30pm

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2012 | Canada | US Premiere Directors: Kelly Zombor, Andy Price Goner tells the story of how we all can convince ourselves

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Howie Wayne: Batman’s Slacker Son

2012 | Freeport, Maine Director: Tim Ryan The dynamic in The Dynamic Duo changes when we learn that Batman has a son. Batman is frustrated with his teenage son, Howie, who does nothing but sit around Wayne Manor and the Batcave all day, surfing the net and playing video games. Howie is frustrated with his dad, Batman, who hangs out with Robin more than him. While Batman is out fighting crime, Howie is up to mischief, including posing as Batman. Their worlds collide as they meet, both as Batman, to confront a new villain. Short, 9 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 4:00pm Q+A following film

The Immigrant

2011 | Canada | Maine Premiere Director: Josh Levy Starring: Scott Thompson, Michael Cera, Margaret Cho, Dave Folley, Will Forte, Deborah Theaker After being deported to his native Canada, once-famous comedian Bob London attempts a Hollywood comeback by sneaking across the Mexico-US border. Rejected by his famous friends, penniless and alone, Bob is adopted by a pair of migrant workers who resolve to show him how to make it in America. Short, 19 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 2:30pm TPT – Sun. April 7, 12:15pm

the way of their happiness, so the roach inhabits his brain, controlling him, in order to be with her. Short, 15 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 4:15pm TPT – Sun. April 7, 10:45am Nominated: Best Short, People’s Choice

The Ladder

2012 | California | World Premiere Director: Pete Fitz CB, scraw ny as he is opt imist ic, is st r ugg ling for acceptance. He’s a boy in search of both himself and love – the act of love, specifically. After a few days of instant messaging, a girl named Clarrissa invites CB to her bedroom for a late night “study date.” CB is ecstatic, however, Clarrissa’s strict, house-sitting Aunt Edna forbids boys from coming over. Eager for his first kiss (and whatever else he can get), CB sets off into the night armed with his gumption, a stolen ladder, and his lust driven fantasies. Short, 7 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 1:00pm TPT – Sun. April 7, 10:15am Nominated: People’s Choice

Lady Who Missed Her Train

New York | Maine Premiere Director: Amy Stern A woman missed her Metro North train into the city on September 11th due to a dispute over a cup of coffee. This trivial dispute ended up saving her life. In this documentary, we’re taken back to the coffee shop and the Scarsdale train platform, where she was left waiting, as she

Inspired to Explore

2012 | Lewiston/Auburn, Maine | World Premiere Director: Joel Osgood Inspired to Explore features the Tree Street Youth Group on a summer exploration of the beauty of Maine’s State Parks. It was produced in cooperation with the Androscoggin Land Trust, the National Park Service, and the Appalachian Mountain Club. The students from Lewiston-Auburn go fishing on the Androscoggin River, hiking at the Riverlands State Park, and camping at Acadia National Park. Having limited exposure to the wilderness in the past, the youth discover the joy of simply getting outside. Documentary, 8 minutes LPL – Sat. April 6, 3:00pm APL – Sun. April 7, 1:00pm Screens with Household, also a documentary about members of the Lewiston/Auburn community Q+A following film

reflects on that fateful day. Documentary, 7 minutes CLT – Sat. April 6, 12:15pm CLT – Sun. April 7, 2:45pm Nominated: People’s Choice Q+A following film

Liars, Fires and Bears

2012 | Nevada | Maine Premiere Director: Jeremy Cloe Eve, a 9-year-old hardened by time as a neglected foster child, is accustomed to taking life seriously. So when she meets Dave, a drunk thirty-something who forgot to grow up, she sees an opportunity. The two embark on an unlikely

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2012 | California | US Premiere Director: John Hensley A young man desperately wants a connection with another human being. Short, 13 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 10:30am

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2012 | California | Maine Premiere Director: Jonathan Langager This surreal, off beat short tells the story of a cockroach and the woman he loves. Her brutish husband stands in

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cross-country road trip after young Eve hatches a plan to reunite with her absent brother, and laid-back Dave suddenly finds himself on the run from both the cops and the robbers. With a precocious kid behind the wheel and a man-child navigating, Eve and Dave may find the quickest route to their destination is through each other. Feature, 100 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 12:45pm LPL – Sun. April 7, 10:00am Nominated: Best Feature Q+A following film

Love, Sex, & Disability

2012 | Canada Director: Carlo Basilone Love, Sex & Disability is a view into a world most people never consider. Disabled persons are not asexual. Love, Sex & Disability is a film that follows individuals as they explore their thoughts on sex, disability and their own desires. Jes Sasche, Judith Snow, Scott McArthur, Caroline Acton and Tony Diamanti explain the challenges and pleasures of their own bodies, relationships and the battles to tear down the modern stereotypes of body image and beauty. Documentary, 50 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 10:00am TPT – Sun. April 7, 4:00pm Nominated: Best Documentary Q+A following film

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Matches

2012 | New Hampshire | Maine Premiere Director: Annie Sakellar Matches is a film which visualizes small moments in the lives of five characters of varying ages. The unusual pairing of two characters on a road trip intersects with a family searching for unity and joy. Each character, overcoming a loss of some kind, makes choices as they reevaluate their views on family, identity, and independence. Feature, 57 minutes TPT – Sat. April 6, 12:00pm TPT – Sun. April 7, 2:45pm Nominated: Best Feature, Best Director Q+A following film

Material Success

2012 | Canada | US Premiere Director: Jesse Mann Material Success fol lows t he misadventures of t he eccentric designer Bruno Ierullo as he readies for his first fashion show after a personal tragedy inspires him to risk his life savings on a mid-life career change into the art. Documenting the events one month leading up to the designer’s first runway show, Bruno is bursting at the seams with ideologies inspiring both his designs and his new life. Hilarity ensues as the show day approaches, egos clash, and the devoted friendship between Susana Benavides, the collection’s Production Manager, and the designer is revealed. Material Success explores a jocular world, filled with colour, where friendship and courage can inspire change at any moment in your life.

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Documentary, 83 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 10:00am APL – Sun. April 7, 10:00am

Migrash

(Court) 2012 | Israel | US Premiere Director: Dekel Nitzan Erez accompanies his son Uri, to the neighborhood basketball court, after some kids stole Uri’s ball. The two will find themselves in a difficult situation, in which Erez will try to avoid trouble, while Uri hopes to see his father fight for him. On the court, Erez’s fatherhood will be put to a test, which will change forever the relationship between this father and son. Short, 10 minutes APL – Sun. April 7, 12:45pm

In this intense and dark dramatic film, social themes of mental illness and self-image are explored. A motherdaughter relationship that has been failing for some time, comes to a breaking point when each are forced to examine their own disorders. Maura is disgusted by her mother’s binge-eating while she herself suffers from Body Dysmorphic Disorder. When their relationship seems like it will not recover, Maura’s mother reveals a dark secret about her past that has contributed to their current suffering–a secret that will be very difficult to recover from. Short, 14 minutes LPL – Sun. April 7, 4:30pm Q+A following film

Neitzsche No. 5

2011 | California | Maine Premiere Director: Nina Corrado Mindfield is a taut, psychological drama that explores family dynamics and the chain of events leading up to the terrifying conclusion on the last night of a marriage. Short, 17 minutes TPT – Sat. April 6, 11:00am TPT – Sun. April 7, 12:00pm Nominated: Best Short, Best Director Q+A following film

2011 | Ireland | Maine Premiere Director: Shaun O’ Connor An arrogant young man goes to a local hairdresser. Brandishing his copy of James Joyce’s Ulysses, he sneers at the friendly banter that goes on around him. When the hairdresser tries to make small talk with him, he responds by cruelly cutting her down, explaining that he’s too smart to take part in that type of conversation. The hairdresser considers her response carefully... and shows the young man just how wrong his preconceptions about people’s socalled ‘intelligence’ can be. Short, 6 minutes CLT – Sat. April 6, 11:30am CLT – Sun. April 7, 2:00pm Screens with Rint and Uisce Beatha, also by Shaun O’Connor Q+A following film

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2012 | Freeport, Maine | World Premiere Director: Paul Santomenna When Tyler, a young Maine clammer, discovers a strange box buried in the mudflats, he begins an adventure that leads him to a mysterious woman, a dying old man, and a small fortune. Short, 14 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 2:30pm LPL – Sun. April 7, 11:45am Nominated: Best Maine Q+A following film

My Father and The Man in Black:

Before There Was Johnny and June, There Was Johnny and Saul 2012 | Canada | Maine Premiere Director: Jonathan Holiff An intense personal adventure with universal themes, that just happens to feature one of 20th-century music’s greatest icons, My Father and The Man In Black tells the inside story of ‘bad boy’ Johnny Cash, his talented but troubled manager, Saul Holiff, and a son searching for his father in the shadow of a legend. Before there was Johnny and June, there was Johnny and Saul. Documentary, 90 minutes CLT – Sat. April 6, 10:00am CLT – Sun. April 7, 10:45am Nominated: Best Documentary, Best Director

My Pretty Maura

2012 | Massachusetts | Maine Premiere Director: Cate Carson

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2013 | South Portland, Maine | World Premiere Director: Kate Kaminski A romantic disappointment and a routine trip to the market takes Jaye through a landscape of shifting gender identities and nightmarish visions. Short, 9 minutes LPL – Sun. April 7, 4:45pm Q+A following film

meaning of the flag, and the consequences of war. The story is a celebration of the American spirit that animates these three retired women, who lead the town of Freeport, Maine in a 10-year commemoration of 9/11 by organizing and dedicating a lasting memorial made of World Trade Center steel. Documentary, 81 minutes CLT – Sat. April 6, 1:15pm Nominated: Best Documentary, Best Maine, People’s Choice Q+A following film

Partly Cloudy

2012 | Ireland | US Premiere Director: Mark Cogan Fiona is dealing with the trials of being a bridesmaid to her demanding sister, Gillian. Even with support from her two best friends, Doc and Damien, the stress is about to take its toll. Short, 15 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 4:45pm

The Peloton Project

2013 | Lewiston, Maine | World Premiere Director: Ramsey Tripp

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2012 | Maine Director: Andrew Brotzman A young priest encourages a family to declare their longmissing son dead, but once they do, the boy mysteriously returns, testing the priest’s commitment to church doctrine over the laws of the natural world. Feature, 85 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 11:30am Nominated: Best Feature

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The Peloton Project is a documentary film that follows 39 riders 2,500 miles, from Calgary Alberta to Lewiston, Maine in just 10 days. Patrick Dempsey is executive producer of this survivors’ tale in the face of cancer. FAHC – Fri. April 5, 7:00pm CLT – Sun. April 7, 3:00pm Q+A following film

The Perfect Picture

2010 | Jay, Maine Director: Jonathan Gilbert A young boy takes pictures with an old Polaroid camera as a way to cope with brutal abuse. At the denouement, one photograph intricately reveals what the boy has been yearning for all along. Short, 6 minutes CLT – Sun. April 7, 12:00pm

The Procession

2012 | California | Maine Premiere Director: Robert Festinger Starring: Lily Tomlin and Jesse Tyler Ferguson The short is darkly comic and features great performances from its lead actors. Tomlin and Ferguson are guilt-tripped into attending the funeral of a friend of a friend whom they’ve never met. In the middle of making a decision to ditch the ceremony to go to a restaurant, the two find themselves leading the procession to the cemetery. While they meander through the streets, they comment, often hilariously, on the bonds of family and rituals of death. Short, 13 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 1:15pm TPT – Sun. April 7, 10:30am Nominated: People’s Choice

2011 | Nevada | Maine Premiere Directors: Matt Kendall, Tiernan Turner Ride Report follows two young men on a motorcycle journey spanning 10,000 miles through Central and South America. It explores how the modern day traveler is readily connected to a burgeoning global social network through subcultures such as adventure riding and couch surfing. Documentary, 80 minutes APL – Sun. April 7, 11:30am

Rift

2012 | California Director: Keith Hodder A family man, struggling to cope with hidden urges, has his devotion challenged by the unexpected arrival of his secret lover. Short, 6 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 12:30pm

Rint

2012 | Ireland | US Premiere Director: Shaun O’Connor A tenant and a landlord have a serious difference of opinion. Short, 5 minutes CLT – Sat. April 6, 11:30am CLT – Sun. April 7, 2:00pm Screens with Nietzche 5 and Uisce Beatha, also by Shaun O’Connor Nominated: People’s Choice Q+A following film

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Small World

2012 | Vermont | World Premiere Director: Scott Barber The tale of a woman who gets caught in a whirlwind of both positive and negative activity. Small World shows the overlapping of people’s relationships with one another and the importance of companionship. Short, 19 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 3:30pm Q+A following film

Something Different:

A Working Gristmill 2012 | Pennsylvania | Maine Premiere Director: Erin Murphy Over the past half-century local, water-powered, grain mills either converted to electric or shut down completely. In Union County, Pennsylvania there is one remaining hold out. Miller Curt Falk is doing something different – he is turning grain into flour and animal feed using water power. This beautifully shot short documentary offers a glimpse into the past through the day-to-day operations of the Grove’s Mill on Buffalo Creek. Documentary, 12 minutes CLT – Sun. April 7, 10:30am

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2013 | Portland, Maine Directors: Dean Merrill, Gary Robinov A man with a decision to make meets a mysterious woman at a bar on the eve of a snowstorm. Can she help him navigate the storm? Short, 9 minutes

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Tangled 8

2012 | Rangeley/Biddeford, Maine | World Premiere Director: John E Seymore Tangled 8 is a unique anthology of short films that explores the nature of grief through the eyes of eight different couples. Originally written as a single short, directed by John E Seymore, inspired by the musical idea of variations on a similar theme, decided to expand the idea into eight pieces, using a range of visual and directorial styles. By recreating the same scene with characters of different ages, ethnic backgrounds and sexual orientations, all in different phases of the grieving process, Tangled 8 crafts a meditation on the nature of love and loss that pays homage to filmmaking itself with nods to filmmakers from John Ford to Edward Burns. Feature, 110 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 10:00am Nominated: Best Maine Q+A following film

Telling Hannah

2012 | Orono, Maine | World Premiere Director: Neil Shelley After the death of her father, Hannah is raised by her Uncle Tim. As both Hannah and Tim move on, the pair forms a close bond with one another, but when a dark secret is revealed, their trust is broken and the relationship shattered. A story of deception, honesty, and ultimately redemption, Telling Hannah is the intimate portrayal of one family’s struggle to find forgiveness in the face of overwhelming grief. Short, 28 minutes TPT – Sat. April 6, 4:15pm Nominated: Best Maine Q+A following film

There She Goes

2011 | Wales, UK | US Premiere Director: Reg Noyes Heartbroken Jasper races to the airport to stop the girl of his dreams from leaving and just makes the last train. However, as Jasper talks to a stranger about his romantic gesture, doubts about what he’s doing start to grow. Short, 20 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 4:30pm

Things I Don’t Understand 2012 | New York | Maine Premiere Director: David Spaltro

Violet Kubelick, a brilliant, but emotionally troubled young graduate school student in New York, writes her doctoral thesis on the “big” subject of life after death, a subject she has had a personal interest in since her sister died at an early age. Feature, 111 minutes LPL – Sat. April 6, 1:00pm TPT – Sun. April 7, 12:45pm Nominated: Best Feature, Best Director Q+A following film

The Things My Father Never Taught Me

Australia Director: Burleigh Smith Melvin gives dating advice to his three-year-old son. He teaches him to dress well, act with confidence and spend time with the right crowd. The results are disastrous. And then Melvin meets Mary, an attractive single mother, and his womanizing skills are put to the test. Short, 7 minutes APL – Sat. April 6, 4:15pm

Titans of Newark

2012 | California | Maine Premiere Director: Mike Marino Starring: Joel Brooks In the heavens of Mt. Olympus, the Greek gods debate whether they maintain power over humanity. In present day New Jersey, an unemployed loser gets the interview of a lifetime; not realizing that between him and the interview stands a divine war that will push him to his limits. Short, 24 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 2:30pm

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Uisce Beatha

2012 | Ireland | Maine Premiere Director: Shaun O’ Connor Set in 1912, ‘Uisce Beatha’ (Gaelic for Whiskey or Water Of Life) is the true story of Tom, a young man who leaves his home in rural Ireland to cross the ocean on the doomed ‘Titanic’. But a night of celebration beforehand results in a twist that will affect Tom’s fate drastically... Made without funding and filmed in many stunning locations across Cork and Waterford, Uisce Beatha is a funny – and touching – true Irish tale. Short, 8 minutes CLT – Sat. April 6, 11:30am CLT – Sun. April 7, 2:00pm Nominated: Best Short, Best Director Screens with Neitzche 5 and Rint, also by Shaun O’Connor Q+A following film

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2012 | Portland, Maine | World Premiere Director: George Dalphin In the nebulous future, a husband and wife debate the metaphysics of transitioning to a pure-data existence, and what it might mean to their romance. Short, 11 minutes TPT – Sat. April 6, 10:00am TPT – Sun. April 7, 11:00am Q+A following film

the ones who didn’t know it was cancelled. The film stars two-time Academy Award nominee Karen Black, and was shot entirely in the town of Denmark, Maine in the summer of 2011. Feature, 96 minutes CLT – Sat. April 6, 3:00pm APL – Sun. April 7, 3:00pm Nominated: Best Feature, Best Maine Q+A following film

documentary which follows Steve as he climbs the largest rock face in the world, El Capitan in Yosemite—a valiant effort which took 20,000 pull-ups over the course of six days and five nights. Documentary, 77 minutes FGC – Sat. April 6, 1:00pm FGC – Sun. April 7, 2:00pm Nominated: Best Documentary, People’s Choice

Wait For Rain

2012 | California | Maine Premiere Director: Ross Cohen In 1964, a young pediatrician begins his residency at Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, only to discover that the institution is conducting Army-funded experiments on developmentally disabled children. Based on true events. Short, 17 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 12:45pm TPT – Sun. April 7, 10:00am Nominated: Best Short, Best Director

2012 | Canada Director: Kyle Rideout A warming planet has made water scarce, food a rarity, and wearing plants like jewelry, fashionable. Short, 14 minutes FAHC – Sat. April 6, 12:00pm

Wampler’s Ascent

2012 | California | Maine Premiere Director: Elizabeth Wampler Heroism takes many forms and has many faces—one of which is that of Steve Wampler, a husband and father with a severe form of Cerebral Palsy. Wampler’s Ascent is a

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2012 | Denmark, Maine Director: Jamie Hook VacationLand tells the story of a failed family reunion in the great North Woods, where the only people who show up are

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