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Spring 2018 Quarterly Vol. 6 Issue 4


NewFilmmakers New York® • Spring • 2018

Spring Series

April 4th / Wednesday

AltFest Festival Retrospective with films from qFlix and Cinema Diverse along with new AltFest submissions

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM Xin Zhang LIFE WORDS (2018, 8 minutes, digital) Jessica L Catalano FANTASY PRONE (2018, 10 minutes, digital) Max Tullio HOT BOYS, GUN BOYS, DEAD BOYS (2017, 14 minutes, digital)

7:15PM ALTFEST SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Judy Febles HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY (2018, 3 minutes, digital) Olivia Treynor TELL ME SOMETHING (2018, 3 minutes, digital) Deborah Espect THE WORLD CAN WAIT (2018, 8 minutes, digital) Reid Waterer THE JEALOUS SEA (2018, 13 minutes, digital) Rebecca Shoptaw UNTITLED TENDERNESS PROJECT (2018, 15 minutes, digital)

8:00PM ALFEST THIRD SHORT FILM PROGRAM Amanda Justice ALL THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS (2017, 6 minutes, digital) Xueou Yu VINCENT (2017, 6 minutes, digital) Serge Monsoon SLEEP STEALER (2017, 12 minutes, digital) Creighton Satterfeld THE LONGNECK GOODBYE (2017, 32 minutes, digital)

9:30PM ALTFEST FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION

qFlix Philadelphia Selection Curated by Thomas Cardwell Li Bin WELCOME TO DEAD HOTEL (2016, 90 minutes, digital) China’s first gay fantasy film,a absurd film noir, is directed and played by Li Bin,a 22-year-old director. Soldiers Kang Qi has crushed on monitor Tang Shuai for years.Their relationship is hazy fantasy.

Masthead Festival New York

Host - Bill Woods YoungFilmmakers Host - Nick Moss Producer - Barney Oldfield Programming - Brandon Ruckdashel Info@NewFilmmakers.com

Los Angeles

Executive Director - Larry Laboe Artistic Director - Susie Kim LA@NewFilmmakersLA.com

Online

Operations - Bill Elberg support@NewFIlmmakersOnline.com

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Quarterly

Editor - Brandon Ruckdashel Brandon@NewFilmmakers.com Publisher - Barney Oldfield Barney@NewFilmmakers.com

Call for Interns NewFilmmakers New York is looking for interns! Come join our team and learn about the world of film exhibition. NewFilmmakers New York is a Film Series screening at Anthology Film Archives which was start 18 years ago by NYU Film Alumni. We screen weekly throughout the year and need interns to work in the office and at our weekly events. Some of the intern duties will involve marketing/publicity, Social Media, and Film Programming. This is a great opportunity to learn about the ins and outs of film festivals, how they operate, and why your film does (or doesn’t) get programmed. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and availability to Brandon@newfilmmakers.com.

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NewFilmmakers New York® • Spring • 2018

April 18th / Wednesday

Spring Series

Women Filmmakers

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM Curated by Lili White TRAVELING THE SPACE WAYS

Anne-Marie Bouchard LIGHT PLAYS ( 16mm, Canada, 7 min) M. Kardinal TSCHAIKA (Germany, 11 min) Ann Oren NATURE SPEAKS TO SELF ONLY ( Israel, 8 min) Emma Piper-Burket and Vasilios Papaioannu THE MAN IN THE BUSHES ( USA, 6 min) Yun Chen UUFO ( CHINA/USA, 21 min) Meredith Drum THE CHTHULU AND THE FINAL GIRL ( USA, 2 min )

7:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Jelena Blazanovic LIFE IS A DREAM (2017, 3 minutes, digital) Lauren Louise HELLO (2017, 4 minutes, digital) Antje Heidemann AT THE WINDOW (2017, 6 minutes, digital) Ivana Strajin CORPORATE GIRL (2017, 8 minutes, digital) Rebecca Shapass WHEN LIGHT GO OUT (2017, 19 minutes, digital)

8:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS SPECIAL PROGRAM

MONO NO AWARE Films on Super 8mm, 16mm and 35mm created with the support of and members of the MONO community.

9:45PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE PRESENTATION Ann Oren THE WORLD IS MINE (2017, 68 minutes, digital) A western Cosplayer (costume player) of the popular cyber diva Hatsune Miku moves to Tokyo and gets to know the otaku community - obsessive manga fans. Her journey explores identity through cosplay and the fandom of the cyber diva Hatsune Miku, epitomizing collective fantasy as she is fan created.

April 25th / Wednesday Films from Around the World

6:00PM YOUNGFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM Shao Wen Liang LONG RIDE (2017, 13 minutes, digital)

7:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Bradly Dever Treadaway GROUP THERAPY (2017, 7 minutes, digital) Mike Petrow HOME MOVIES (2016, 15 minutes, digital) Dania Sharabati CROSSING (2017, 15 minutes, digital) Eddie Lebron SANDBOX (2017, 17 minutes, digital)

8:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS THIRD SHORT FILM PROGRAM Frank Mosley CASA DE MI MADRE (2017, 12 minutes, digital) Miquel Almagro SISTERS ISLANDS (2027, 21 minutes, digital) Steven Bozga WORKING POOR (2017, 25 minutes, digital)

9:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION Sandra Farrell A HUSBAND’S LETHAL INTENTIONS (2017, 90 minutes, digital) MALCOLM GREEN is a Laboratory technician who met JENIKA TUITT a Registered Nurse working in the Surgical Intensive care Unit (SICU) at the hospital he works. Instantaneously, he fell madly in love with her. Jenika likewise developed feelings for Malcolm after a few rendezvous. Finally, they decided to cohabit and eventually got married.

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NewFilmmakers New York® • Spring • 2018

Spring Series

May 1st / Wednesday

May 2nd / Wednesday

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Jason Moore ANIMALS (2017, 44 minutes, digital) Set in the hardscrabble Catskills Mountain town of Walton, the dark comedy ‘Animals’ pits Murphy, a small time criminal trying to change his ways, and Ozzie, his drug dealing brother, against Patience, a corrupt and sinister animal control officer who captures their runaway dog Barney.

Erin Kokdil UNHEARD (2016, 6 minutes, digital) Paloma Lopez GROWING UP (2017, 7 minutes, digital) Matthew Herbertz RELAX (2017, 8 minutes, digital) Neli Teare BUDDY (2017, 9 minutes, digital) Mike Quill BY PROXY (2017, 10 minutes, digital) Anthony Laura THE GIRL AND MRS. BLAKE (2017, 15 minutes, digital)

Night of Comedies

Gentrification & Social Change

7:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Irhad Mutic BRUCE (2017, 4 minutes, digital) Jay Riedl EVERY NYC PARTY HAPPENS IN THE BATHROOM (2017, 12 minutes, digital) Liza Friedman TRY HARDS (2017, 15 minutes, digital) Ben White INTERSTELLAR REPTILIAN ELITE 8000 (2017, 24 minutes, digital)

8:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS THIRD SHORT FILM PROGRAM Dylan Maloney ANATOMY OF A BREAK-UP (2017, 12 minutes, digital) Eileen Kearney HOUSE RULES (2017, 13 minutes, digital) Michael Bernieri COUCH (2017, 14 minutes, digital) Jacob Stillman THE COLD APPROACH (2017, 27 minutes, digital)

9:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION Mark Coffey WRITING HOME (2016, 91 minutes, digital) - yngwi171380 Funded by a string of international bestsellers – of dubious literary merit – Daniel Doran’s luxurious London life consists of parties, book launches, red carpet events, women and even bigger parties.

7:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST FEATURE PROGRAM Sophia Tewa SEAMAN AND 207 (2017, 78 minutes, digital) Yacahudah Harrison and his wife Danetia Harrison have chosen to abandon their lives as working people with steady jobs to live on a street corner in upper Manhattan. As gentrification brings in new people and strange encounters, they are sent on a journey of discovery, living and loving out of their car on Seaman Avenue and 207th Street.

8:45PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION Nick Flavin CLOSE FRIENDS (2017, 70 minutes, digital) Wendy is approaching 30. She is single. She is happy. She is homeless. She has no credit. No car. No pets. No plants. Nada.

May 9th / Wednesday

YoungFilmmakers & NewFilmmakers Screenings

6:00PM YOUNGFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM Whitney Christopher MOVIE MAGIC (2017, 2 minutes, digital) Devan Prabhakar KATHAM (2017, 4 minutes, digital) Clay Morris FIRED (2017, 4 minutes, digital) Sammy Sanchez & Matthew Theilmann KISS OF JUDAH (2017, 3 minutes, digital) Clay Morris JELLO (2017, 3 minutes, digital) Sammy Sanchez & Matthew Theilmann SPIDER (2017, 3 minutes, digital) Anthony Cintron FRESH CHOPPUCCINO (2017, 4 minutes, digital) Michael Mallis THE GREAT FLOOD (2015, 7 minutes, digital) Jakub Sivan POTION OF LIFE (2017 15 minutes, digital)

7:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Animation/Experimental

Danski Tang MING (2017, 4 minutes, digital) Michael Mallis CRUDE PICNIC DRILLING (2017, 4 minutes, digital) Narae Kim WANDERER (2017, 5 minutes, digital) Han Zhang STARS (2017, 6 minutes, digital) William Howard CLYDE’S GAME (2017, 18 minutes, digital)

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8:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS THIRD SHORT FILM PROGRAM Barry Dorsey INDISCRIMINATE (2017, 4 minutes, digital) Corey Stanton CALL (2017, 5 minutes, digital) Hellin Kay ANATOMY (2017, 11 minutes, digital) Dekel Nitzan CATCH (2016, 12 minutes, digital) Jack McCafferty GOOD MOURNING (2018, 16 minutes, digital)

9:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION Jordan Horowitz PAINLESS (2017, 81 minutes, digital)

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NewFilmmakers New York® • Spring • 2018

Spring Series

May 16th / Wednesday

May 23rd / Wednesday

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Tyler Mendelson THE HUN (2017, 13 minutes, digital) Erin Richards HOT GIRL (2017, 13 minutes, digital) Ryan Sarno JAX & KATE (2017, 20 minutes, digital)

Huiyu Yang THE GIFT (2017, 5 minutes, digital) Ash Mayfair NO EXIT (2017, 9 minutes, digital) Jim Harkins DEATH-ISH (2017, 13 minutes, digital) Anna Fredrikke Bjerke LOLA: GIRL GOT A GUN (2017, 15 minutes, digital) Arvind Sethuram WHISPER (2017, 15 minutes, digital)

Crime Punishment, Christianity, & More

Action Films

7:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Manon Guiomard OUST (2017, 9 minutes, digital) Stephane Verzi 16 MINUTES (2017, 17 minutes, digital) Terence Digan WHO WAS ROSANNA CALIGARI (2016,19 minutes, digital) Jay Do ANTHEM TO THE RAIN (2017, 20 minutes, digital)

7:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM

8:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS THIRD SHORT FILM PROGRAM

8:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION

Martial Arts / Boxing

Rishi Gandhi MR. MUAY THAI NATION (2017, 13 minutes, digital) B Todd Johnston BLACK N’ BLUE (2017, 13 minutes, digital) Amy DePaolo AMYDEE (2017, 15 minutes, digital) Andrew Merto RED SWEAT (2017, 24 minutes, digital)

9:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION

Jay Palmieri Jr. LEA (2017, 33 minutes, digital) Mike Petrella A GLASS HOUSE (2017, 38 minutes, digital)

Christian Igbinovia IN CHARACTER (2017, 96 minutes, digital) Due to backlash from his unpopular position on a controversial subject, Filmmaker, Chris Mann, loses all funding, and is at risk of losing his entire savings and his dream, three days before beginning production on his first feature film, “In Character”. However, through the incredible hustle and drive of his producer, Stanley Little, he gets an opportunity to gain it all back, under ‘certain conditions’, which would also require his wavering from his personal conviction. Will he give in?

Brian McLane THE KILLER’S REQUIEM (2017, 92 minutes, digital) The Killer’s Requiem is an End of Days Rock Fable about the fate of humanity, which precariously rests on the fragile faith of an imperfect man, with a chip on his shoulder and a demon in his heart.

Grinder A True Story

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NewFilmmakers New York® • Spring • 2018

Spring Series

May 30th / Wednesday

NewFilmmakers Presents New Films

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM Anna Beckmann MYSTES (2017, 9 minutes, digital) Gengru Liu CONSCIENCE (2017, 11 minutes, digital) Alex Escaja LOOKING BACK AT ME (2017, 26 minutes, digital)

7:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Patrick Cohen FIRST DATES (2017, 6 minutes, digital) Michael Middleton THE SHOW LIVES HERE (2017, 11 minutes, digital) Stephanie Ward BOWERY AND DELANCEY (2108, 11 minutes, digital) Pablo Secca FLORA OST (2017, 27 minutes, digital)

8:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION Loredana Gasparotto PENTIMENTO (2017, 87 minutes, digital) This uniquely crafted tale centers around Sofia, a beautiful Romanian immigrant who leaves behind an checkered past as an erotic dancer in Romania to realize her American dream of becoming a singer in New York City. Burdened with high rents, low wages and the scant opportunities afforded anyone with illegal immigration status, Sofia’s hopes for success dim with each passing day. Then she meets a handsome young artist named Connor. Connor himself is a misfit, willfully turning away from his wealthy family to pursue his own dream of becoming a serious artist. Passions ignite quickly when the two collide; sharing their hardships, as well as their commitment to live their dreams.

June 6th / Wednesday AltFest Presents New Films

6:00PM ALTFEST FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM Felicia Michaels PERVS (2016, 51 minutes, digital) Pervs is an exercise in exhibition, visionary voyeurism, and the exploration of deviance. As some of America’s most popular comedians get interviewed by a fellow comedian (who’s a sex worker on the side), in an attempt to out the little ‘perv’ in all of us, all the while giving them a peepshow they’ll never forget in the process.

7:00PM ALTFEST SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Albert Chan WELCOME TO THE WORLD (2017, 7 minutes, digital) Frantz Means HAPPY ENDING (2017, 8 minutes, digital) Yael Shavitt SPLIT (2017, 10 minutes, digital) Jack Tracy MILLENNIAL MEMOIR (2017, 30 minutes, digital)

8:00PM ALTFEST FIRST FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION Byrn Woznicki HER SIDE OF THE BED (2017, 98 minutes,digital) DCP Rachel Nolan is a recently dumped, 20-something writer living in NY. She moves in with her best friend Nicole who vows to get her over the heartbreak by any means possible, but when the two best friends share an intimate night, their friendship is forever changed.

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9:45PM ALTFEST SECOND FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION Patrick Naples YOUNGSTOWN METROPOLITAN (2017, 76 minutes, digital) A megalomaniac goes on an ego trip while attempting to make a movie based on his life.

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NewFilmmakers New York® • Spring • 2018

Spring Series

June 13th / Wednesday

June 20th / Wednesday

6:00PM YOUNGFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Andrew Pearce ‘TIL DEATH (2017, 6 minutes, digital) Lucas Miroslaw WAKE UP AIDAN (2017, 9 minutes, digital) Alexander Edep HOUSE 10-6 (2017, 16 minutes, digital)

Taryn Ward THANK YOU, MR. CHIPS (2017, 4 minutes, digital)

YoungFilmmakers & NewFilmmakers Screenings

War What Is It Good For

7:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Trina Michelle Robinson THE CALL (2017, 4 minutes, digital) will send 3/29 PJ Koelboi FIND YOURSELF (2017, 5 minutes, digital) Joel Garber CONNIE (2017, 9 minutes, digital) Samuel Archie ART & ARTIFACT (2017, 9 minutes, digital) Steven Swancoat THE SINGER (2017, 15 minutes, digital)

8:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS THIRD SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Giuseppe Fazari WHY THEY KILL (2017, 57 minutes, digital) A feature-length documentary based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Richard Rhodes, which examines violent behavior in the context of the Violentization Theory developed by the acclaimed criminologist and professor at Seton Hall University, Lonnie Athens.

7:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Freddy Gaqish WHY WE FIGHT (2018, 15 minutes, digital) Paolo Mugnaini SOLITUDE (2017, 24 minutes, digital) Laura Snow LEAVE-TAKING (2016, 24 minutes, digital)

Vinny Sacchetti REMOTE (2017, 7 minutes, digital) Ted Nivison HORIZON (2017, 10 minutes, digital) Leo Lion RED (2017, 11 minutes, digital) Victoria Guillem STAR EYES (2017, 14 minutes, digital) Boris Cifuentes A THOUSAND DAYS UNDERGROUND (2017, 15 minutes, digital)

8:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS THIRD SHORT FILM PROGRAM

9:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION

Olya Schechter A SNIPER’S WAR (2017, 80 minutes, video) A Sniper’s War is a story of a sniper, whose anti-US views led him to join the pro-Russian rebels in the ongoing Ukrainian conflict—a primary source of tension between the United States and Russia.

Rex Depalma GOD DON’T LOVE UGLY (2017, 22 minutes, digital) Frederico Olivetti THE WAY HOME (2017, 26 minutes, digital)

9:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION

MB McClain KILL TEASER (2017, 87 minutes, digital) Based on True Events: An Asian American Hacker investigates a website that creates torture videos. He becomes the unwilling sidekick for the sinister mastermind behind it, who changes his life in horrible ways.

June 27th / Wednesday Sex Positive

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM Documentaries

Enid Ryce A LAND FOR WAR (2017. 27 minutes, digital) Shot over 10 years, the is experimental documentary describes the effect of the military on the land and the people. Kimberly Flores LIFEHOUSE (2017, 35 minutes. digital) LifeHouse is a documentary that explores the journey of several young pro-life activists as they intern at Expectant Mother Care (EMC).

7:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM Emma Seligman VOID (2017, 7 minutes, digital) Alexandra Boskovich POLAROID KINGDOM (2017, 12 minutes, digital) Eugina Gelbelman MARIANNE ‘AT THE OFFICE’ (2017, 13 minutes, digital) Casson Demmon MANCAVE (2017, 20 minutes, digital)

8:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS THIRD SHORT FILM PROGRAM Laura Allen LITTLE DISAPPOINTMENT (2017, 3 minutes, digital) Drew Feldman WHITE NOISE (2016, 14 minutes, digital) Paolina Weber IN REAL LIFE: WOUNDS HEAL, SWEAT DRIES...BUCK IT UP PRINCESS (2017, 20 minutes, digital) Jason Klog THE ILLUSORY DEFEAT OF MARC DAWN (2017, 21 minutes, digital)

9:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION Kamal Ahmed THE MARTYR MAKER (2018, 90 minutes, digital) Zahid, “an American born Muslim who, after struggling with his Islamic roots, explores different aspects of the religion, leading to a deadly calling.”

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