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Wednesday, July 3rd
Screens Wednesday July 3rd @ 7:00pm
6:00 PM Documentary Series Nancy Cohen MALCOLM MCLAREN - NOT FOR SALE There will be fireworks of another kind at the Anthology on Wednesday, as the New Filmmakers series celebrates democracy with MALCOLM MCLAREN — NOT FOR SALE. First screened at NewFilmmakers as part of our Fourth Of July celebration in 2001, the film is an American’s look at Britain — specifically the London mayoral campaign of Sex Pistols organizer Malcolm McLaren. (from a review in OffOffOff.com)
7:00 PM Short Film Program Peter Valente FIREWATER Adrienne Friedberg THE MERMAID COMPLEX Ariel is an 18-year-old songwriter caught in a net of Disney-fueled fantasies. Living the hipster dream in Brooklyn, she has a great voice, a hot cyberspace boyfriend, a crippling stutter, and a mermaid complex. When her gorgeous roommate forces her to go out and play in the real world, she has to find a way to leave the fairy tales behind and maybe actually meet the man of her dreams. But if she does, will the magic wear off? The Mermaid Complex is the result of a multi-layered collaboration. We are profoundly grateful to the superb musical, dramatic, and technical talent on our team. We hope that the quality of our independent, self-financed project demonstrates that creating an entertaining and meaningful film in today’s market doesn’t have to be like a dream that only happens once upon a time.
7:40 PM First Feature Presentation Michael Allen I CAN HEAR YOU CALLING I Can Hear You Calling is a portrait of eight musicians and their bands in New York City. They have recorded and performed with the likes of Phish, TV on the Radio, Iron and Wine, David Byrne, St. Vincent, Steely Dan, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Antibalas, S
9:30 PM Second Feature Presentation February Film Of The Month Screening Bob Jones NO EXPECTATIONS A singer tries to break out of her working class neighborhood.
Tuesday, July 23rd
Wednesday, July 24th
6:00 PM First Short Film Program
6:00 PM First Short Film Program
Jon Reino THINNER BLOOD Sarah Jenkins JOURNEYMEN Stanislav Lavrik ABOUT DANNY Kemuel Charles PLEASE PASS THE Eddie Fernandez MARTIAL WORLD
Charlie Redd RESERVATIONS Dennis Mason, Robert Kalison I HEAR YOU Addison Mehr FORT APACHE Sanjay Gupta VAL’S TURN Adam Bertocci GO SCRATCH: A DREAMER’S DOCUMENTARY
7:30 PM Short Film Program
7:15 PM Second Short Film Program
Anthony Nicolau LAUNDROMAT Michael Blummer SELDOM SUNDAY Zef Cota THE PEOPLE WATCHER Andrew Serban THE SACRED HEART
Nicholas Santos WORLDS WE CREATED Christian LaMorte FRAMED Kris Byrnes BIND Sudeep Kanwal SILENT WAVE Anastasia Kolas (Anna-Marie Husk) MY WALKABOUT WITH YOU
9:00 PM Feature Presentation Rene Ortiz N’A DIFFERENT WAY Pedico, a young man with lifelong training in meditation and the powers of the mind, has turned to using devious mind control methods to brainwash the young and aimless, the impressionable and the lawless. His ultimate goal is to rule the streets of NYC. After gathering a small group of dedicated followers in upstate New York, he decides to take his mission to the City.
8:30 PM Feature Presentation Jeff Burns THAT’S BEAUTIFUL FRANK A New York French Futurist performance artist faces pressure from his East-Village theater manager to increase ticket sales. Inspired, he purchases a black market handgun and begins looking for his audience; committing a series of armed robberies to steal empty boxes from eccentrics living in the Village. The NYPD investigating detective struggles to find reason or motive, deducing this ritualistic purification of the odd must be work of jihadists.
Wednesday, July 10th - Deren Theater 6:00 PM Special Program NewFilmmakers celebrates Bastille Day with Daily Motion. Dailymotion is a French video-sharing website on which users can upload, share and view videos. Its headquarters are located in Paris. Dailymotion is the world’s second largest videosharing website, behind YouTube. Dailymotion attracts over 112 million unique monthly visitors and 2.5 billion videos views worldwide offering the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners.
Summer Series July 3rd - July 24th
Wednesday, July 31st - Deren Theater
Wednesday, August 7th
6:00 PM Special Program
6:00 PM Special Program
curated by Tova Beck-Friedman
Jason Halprin COLONIZE THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE (FROM BEHIND GLASS) Philippe Leonard I WAS HERE Mónica Savirón TO BEGIN WITH William A. Brown DESCENDING INTO LAS VEGAS William A. Brown TWO CROWD STUDIES PENSACOLA Alexander Hahn ANTLOOP Ada Kobusiewicz DANUBE TREASURE Enrico Rossini Cullen MUKUNTUWEAP
7:15 PM Short Film Program Quentin Clausin NOEMIA Johnny Rodgers RAMSHEAD ANIL DOGAN BORDER Christian Graham REVERIE ROMANCE Lazaro Omar Lemus Lugo DELIRIO Michael Intile DOUBLE GOER
8:10 PM First Feature Presentation March Film Of The Month Screenings
Gennaro Desposito NICOTINE STAINS Charlie, an average working stiff, tries samples of a new synthetic tobacco. Soon after he quits smoking and begins to have violent hallucinations. This sends him on a dark journey of talking cigarettes and brutal murder!
NewFilmmakers Women’s Night curated by Lili White 2013 Another Experiment by Women Film Festival (AXWFF) Tejal Shah BETWEEN THE WAVES Martyna Merkel MOTION COLOR M. Kardinal NON-EUCLIDEAN GEOMETRY Beate Hecher HARTE ARBEIT, KARGER LOHN / HARD LABOR, MEAGER PAY MM Serra BITCH BEAUTY Claudia Siefen HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU SO LONG Terra Long PUSH / PULL / RECOVER Daniela Wayllace MEMENTO MORI
7:00 PM Short Film Program Habeeb Lawal MORNING AFTER MID-NIGHT Michael Fodera COMPANY Sara Kubida BOURBON IN THE BATHTUB Emilie McDonald CROSSING THE RIVER Abad Leyva DEAR DAD Graham Marvin GUARD
8:30 PM First Feature Presentation Cecile Grace Janvier CECILE AND CECILIE (2013, 55 minutes) Cecile and Cecilie tells the tale of two girls looking for a room to rent in New York City - a juxtaposition of faces, stories, lives, windows and front doors. We see people and the way they orchestrate their lives - humanity in all it’s struggle and sim
9:30 PM Second Feature Presentation Michael Diaz THE MISEDUCATION OF SIMON KRAUS A young painter struggles to survive in suburban Florida while pursuing his big break, only to find himself caught in a dangerous love triangle that may cost him his dreams and life.
Wednesday, August 14th
Tuesday, August 27th
6:00 PM Special Program
6:00 PM Documentary Series
Suel Kim LULLABY CITY Lullaby City is an omnibus film featuring three intertwining love stories set in Seoul. The first story follows a 40 year old sculptor living with her mother, the second a young foreign office worker stuck in his banal lifestyle...
Max Kutner AT THE CORNER OF 3RD AND 3RD A documentary short by Max Kutner, explores the evolving character of Gowanus, Brooklyn and the mysterious New York and Long Island Coignet Stone Company Building that captivates all who pass it. Constructed in 1873... Ardalan Keramati DAYCcompiled of one day of footage from July 2007. The film follows two twenty-something roommates (JT and Patrick Holt) as they start the day in their Queens apartment (Kew Gardens) and spend the afternoon in the Greenpoint/Williamsburg area of Brooklyn
7:15 PM Second Short Film Program Neryong Ci TEMPTATIONS OF THE DEVIL Jamie Nishizaki SCHOOL DAYS SHOOT Boim Hwang DESTINY CALLING Nell Eu PASAK
8:15 PM First Feature Presentation Juhui Kwon FEATURE MOVIE Soohyun decides to make her first feature in New York, after graduating from a film school. But her friends and the people around her disapprove and are resistant to her movie idea and plans. However, this does not deter her. What deters her from making a movie is that she goes through constant train of thought about filmmaking and herself.
9:30 PM Second Feature Presentation Wenjing Ma TRANSCENDING FEAR: THE STORY OF GAO ZHISHENG Gao Zhisheng grew up in a cave and had only three years of formal education, yet he became one of China’s most celebrated lawyers. He made his reputation defending the disadvantaged--until he touched the issues that the Party considered forbidden. The au
Summer Series July 31st - August 27th
7:15 PM First Short Film Program Matthew Boda BED-STUY LULLABY Nadia Bedzhanova ADRIFT Rick Carmona MOTIVE Alexander Smith DEAREST SAMUEL
8:30 PM Second Short Film Program Sam Roden AN ACT OF REVENGE Janice Biggs SURF ORIT BEN-SHITRIT VIVE LE CAPITAL Tim Hall THE PHOTOGRAPH
9:15 PM Feature Presentation robert pietri SEMPER FIDEL A U.S. Marine investigates the life of his father, a Cuban boxing star. He makes a surprising discovery that will change his life forever.
Wednesday, August 28th
Screens Wednesday August 28th @ 7:00pm
6:00 PM Special Program with Sci Fi Group curated by Daniel Abella, Director Philip K. Dick Film Festival
7:00 PM Short Film Program Takahisa Shiraishi SALOME Yunyi Yi MAYA (NOT THAT) jan vardoen WORKING STIFF Edward Pomerantz NEW PROJECT LA COMIDA Michael Sharpe THE DESTRUCTION ARTIST
8:00 PM First Feature Presentation John McCabe AMERICAN FINANCIAL A film about Tim. After the suicide death of 99% activist and previous branch manager Herbert Spencer, nice guy - Tim is un-expectantly promoted by William Howell -corporate big wig and vice president of American Financial -one of the few mortgage bankin Phillip Gara OCCUPY CENTRAL PARK Occupy Central Park follows a 19-year-old student as he works to organize a large benefit concert at the height of the Occupy Wall Street movement. In the shadow of the past decade and at the height of revolutionary energy that swept the world in 2011, I
10:00 PM Second Feature Presentation Odin Ozdil CALIFORNIA WINTER In 2005 Clara Morales begins a rising career in real estate by encouraging sub-prime loans to her clients in order to afford houses that might be above their means. Loans that she did not fully understand. With the onset of the housing market crash, Clar
Wednesday, September 4th 6:00 PM Special Program Bruno Simoes LAST STATEMENT
Wednesday, September 25th 6:00 PM First Short Film Program
Sherif Sadek FROM QUEENS TO CAIRO
Peter Valente ONANISM Tulica Singh DREAM GIRL James Gittins BENEATH THE SHEETS Andrew Baron Herwitz INCOHERENT RAGE
7:45 PM Short Film Program
7:00 PM Second Short Film Program
Peter Valente PORTRAIT OF ANNA Eric Whitehead WITHOUT WORDS
8:45 PM Feature Presentation
Sean Robinson THE PURITANS JJ Vazquez FOR YOUR SAFETY Randy Crowder INFINITY Daniel Cowen THIGH
Ian Samplin HUNTER COMPLETED
8:00 PM First Feature Presentation
Wednesday, September 18th
Matthew John Lawrence TWO PINTS LIGHTER Wade has issues.He drinks too much, he bites women and he has an insatiable taste for blood. He is a loner, bound by a successful routine that has kept his vices thriving. But after a night of promiscuous feeding lands him in trouble with the locals, Wad
6:45 PM Documentary Series
6:00 PM Documentary Series
Phillip Mansfield THE DIAMOND LIGHT WAS IN MY EYES
6:30 PM First Short Film Program Mahesh Shimpi ONE KIND Jeremy Hammel A LITTLE PUSH mathew bolton NO LOOSE ENDS Eric Dickens TURN FOR THE WORST Jennifer Winterbotham LA GALLINA DEGOLLADA
9:30 PM Second Feature Presentation Greg Falkin PROVOCATION A professor is accused of sexual harassment -- heâ€™s fired from him job, his wife kicks him out, and then things really turn bad.
8:00 PM Second Short Film Program Jill Clark SUBWAY SILK Richard Cohen DRIFT Mark Mamalakis PORTRAIT OF A FILMMAKER Larry Rosen THINK TWICE Daniel Perry POSSUM Sanghyun Kim FAREWELL JIMMY
9:15 PM Feature Presentation Rob Santana BOMBER JACKETS
Summer Series August 28th - September 25th