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Program Guide 8TH ANNUAL NEW HOPE FILM FESTIVAL

JULY 21 - 30, 2017


! New Hope Film Festival, Ltd., 6542-A Lower York Rd., #219, New Hope, PA 18938

June 2017

Welcome to the 8th Annual New Hope Film Festival! We’re excited to present this opportunity to immerse yourself in talent from the MidAtlantic region and around the world, and with 136 Official Selections from 16 countries available, there are wide and rich offerings to consider. As always, we recommend you read the Program Guide and take a selective approach, because 10 straight days of films and one script reading event would be an ambitious undertaking for anyone, and we like to foster a relaxed, collegial, thoughtful and heartfelt atmosphere as opposed to a frenetic one. The New Hope Film Festival is made possible by grassroots support from filmmakers who submit their works, members and sponsors from the Mid-Atlantic region, and the many patrons who purchase tickets during the event. We feel incredibly grateful and honored for this ongoing enthusiasm for our hard work. People who discover this area for the first time through the festival absolutely love it, and the organizers of this festival can see why—we live here ourselves because of the high quality of life. We hope you will discover the area, too, if you haven’t already, at New Hope Film Festival’s 2017 event! See you at the movies!

All the best, D. F. Whipple Executive Director New Hope Film Festival

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Contents Schedule.....5

Film Lineup…..13 Ticket Prices…..19 Members and Visitor’s Guide.....27 Script Lineup…..48 Script Reading Event…..51

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2017 Schedule TIME

SHOW

VENUE

FILMS

6:00 - 7:45 PM

Saving the World’s Children

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Acres of Diamonds

Hilleman

8:00 - 10:15 PM

Social Conscience Documentaries (18+)

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Sick in Africa

An Undeniable Voice

Surviving International Boulevard

Poisoning Paradise

12:15 - 1:45 PM

Piano Music

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Da Capo

Mazurkas

2:00 - 3:30 PM

The Lure

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

The Lure

3:45 - 5:15 PM

Songs and Songwriting (Matinee)

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

On Softer Ground

Wander

Hoplite Armour

25 Tracks

5:30 - 7:45 PM

Psychadelia (18+)

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Sunflower

Zen Dog

8:00 - 10:30 PM

Creepy Shorts

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

The Servants

The Hobbyist

The Last of Her

Unclean

Home Office

Ghost Trio

Factory 91

The Ravens

Six Steps to Eternal Death

Missing Persons

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

I’m Free

Finding Joshua

Friday, July 21

Saturday, July 22

Sunday, July 23 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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2017 Schedule (Continued) TIME

SHOW

VENUE

FILMS

1:45 - 3:30 PM

Profiles of Women

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Bunnie

You’ll Have the Sky

Love Wins

3:45 - 6:00 PM

Offbeat Comedy Shorts

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Girl Meets Roach

Extra Cheese Please

Leech

Working Out the Kinks

Of Knights and Slaves

A Funny Man

Shady Pines

6:15 - 8:30 PM

TV Pilots

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Jaguars

Capital Advice

Takers

Reality Disorder

5:30 - 7:45 PM

Charities

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Generation Hope

Looking at the Stars

8:00 - 9:00 PM

Dogs of Democracy (Matinee)

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Dogs of Democracy

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Latin American Life

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Paloma

Benjy Lucas

7:45 - 9:15 PM

The Landscape Within (18+)

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

The Landscape Within

2:45 - 5:00 PM

Human Problems (Matinee)

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

The Bird Who Could Fly

1/2 Nelson

Gone With the Sea

Like Animals

Break the Will

Healing River

Severance

The Boy By the Sea

5:15 - 6:45 PM

Purple Dreams

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Purple Dreams

Sunday, July 23 (Cont.)

Monday, July 24

Tuesday, July 25

Wednesday, July 26

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2017 Schedule (Continued) TIME

SHOW

VENUE

FILMS

Rebuilding a Life

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

The Renovation

Outcaste - The House That Carol Built

3:30 - 5:15 PM

Schoolage Years Matinee

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

You Got a Problem

Ward

The Paper Rose

Orgullo

The Love Song of Charlie Beecher

5:30 - 6:45 PM

High Escapes

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Ascent

Scott Road

7:00 - 8:45 PM

Punk and Metal

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

This is Not a Love Song

Beyond the Bombs

Wednesday, July 26 (Cont.) 7:00 - 8:45 PM

Thursday, July 27

Friday, July 28 1:00 - 3:15 PM

Student Half Marathon New Hope Arts (Matinee) Center

2 Stockton Ave

Lost in Hope

Heavy Nimbostratus Clouds

Eleanor

Red Lips

The Wilderness

The Next Door

3:30 - 5:15 PM

Student Half Marathon New Hope Arts II (Matinee) Center

2 Stockton Ave

In Good Faith

Landed

Just Like Miracles Constant Stars Are

5:30 - 7:15 PM

Sci-Fi Fantasy

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Hollywood

Population Zero

Fabric of Time

LightAge

Reconquista

Visitors

Beautiful Dreamer

7:30 - 9:30 PM

Wash Up

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Game

Wash Up

9:45 - 11:30 PM

Devil’s Whisper

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Devil’s Whisper

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2017 Schedule (Continued) TIME

SHOW

VENUE

FILMS

12:00 - 2:15 PM

Magical Spirits

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Pushing

D-Love

2:30 - 4:45 PM

One-On-One Relationships

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Get Action

A Perfect Memory

Ordinary Days

Split Ticket

Man’s Best

Blank Canvas

Bonding

Life After Her

5:00 - 7:15 PM

Short Film Entertainment

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Messiah

Tonight and Every Night

French Kiss

Two Bellmen Two

Thine Own Shall Reach the Shore

The Nation Holds Its Breath

7:30 - 9:45 PM

Evening Thriller Show

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Friday Night

The Swallow

Hatchet Hour

12:00 - 2:00 PM

Script Readings

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Paradise Palms

This Close

Out Flying Past My Bedtime

Good Grief

Holly, Blossom and Rose

Comic Book Kings

No More Goodbyes

Heart for Joy

Clemente

A Just Cause

Broken Justice

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Awards Ceremony (Filmmakers or By Invitation Only)

New Hope Arts Center

2 Stockton Ave

Saturday, July 29

Sunday, July 30

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New Hope. Additional parking is available at five

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A complete parking guide is available at www.newhopeborough.org

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Festival Tip: Instagram fans: To learn about our films and see pictures of the annual event, you can follow us at newhopefilm. The complete URL is https://www.instagram.com/ newhopefilm/

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Film Lineup

1/2 NELSON

Directed by Ruben Languren Short, USA

A young man grieving the recent loss of his mother goes to a party in hopes of rekindling an old flame, but things take a dark turn when an uninvited guest shows up.

15 Minutes

25 TRACKS

Directed by Fiona Cochrane Documentary, Australia

53 Minutes

It’s 2011 and two songwriters with different tastes plan to write, record, then release a fresh song every two weeks of the year. Their studio is a vintage rail car in industrial Melbourne, Australia’s music capital.

A FUNNY MAN

Directed by Benjamin T. Wilson, Peter J.S. Regan Short, USA

13 Minutes

A man finds himself in the unlikeliest of conversations with an overeager life insurance telemarketer after being placed on hold by the suicide hotline.

A PERFECT MEMORY

Directed by Michael Matson Forest Short, USA

15 Minutes

While a man with a unique mental condition is interviewed by a journalist, he becomes distracted by memories of an old flame.

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ACRES OF DIAMONDS

Directed by Shawn Small Short, USA

21 Minutes

Acres of Diamonds examines two possible paths for vulnerable children in rural, poverty stricken India: a life in slavery with no hope of escape or a flourishing life with Good News India, where they receive food, clothes, education, and love.

AN UNDENIABLE VOICE

Directed by Price Arana Short, USA

16 Minutes

Sam Harris, believed to be one of the youngest to survive the camps during the Holocaust, shares his amazing story of survival with philanthropist and activist Sharon Stone.

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ASCENT

Directed by Sorrel Brae Short, USA

9 Minutes

A young woman returns to a centuries-old redwood grove -- the site of a long-ago environmental protest -- to face her past, 250 feet in the air.

BEAUTIFUL DREAMER

Directed by David Gaddie Short, USA

26 Minutes

Facing a terminal disease, a mother uses space travel and relativity to stretch her last two years over the lifetime of her baby daughter.

BENJY LUCAS

Directed by Lourival Chiarentin Art House Feature, Brazil

91 Minutes

An airline mogul’s flashback of the pig he rescued during his poor childhood helps him to put in perspective what matters the most.

BEYOND THE BOMBS

Directed by Robert Kraetsch Documentary, USA

76 Minutes

Three metal musicians leave Iran for Los Angeles to pursue their metal band dream only to find themselves in a precarious position.

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BLANK CANVAS

Directed by Steve Bennett Short, USA

13 Minutes

Two disparate strangers, a Gen Xer and a Millennial, form an unlikely bond on a rooftop after both experience traumatic situations.

BONDING

Directed by Tim Young Short, USA

6 Minutes

Handcued to a canoe, James has no choice but to spend quality time with his dad.

Festival Tip: Ticket Prices at the Door Patron $14.00

Student/Senior (65+) $12.50

Matinee $10.00

Local Standby Pass $35.00

Awards Ceremony (Filmmakers and invited guests only) $20.00

Ticket Prices in Advance* (Visit https://www.newhopefilmfestival/tickets.html) Patron $12.50

Student/Senior (65+) $11.00

Matinee $8.50

Local Standby Pass $32.50

Member $11.25

Member Student/Senior $9.90

Member Matinee $7.65

Member Local Standby Pass $29.25

Awards Ceremony (Filmmakers receive password via email) $18.00

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BREAK THE WILL

Directed by Jonathan Siebel Short, USA

An Amish father questions his belief system when he's forced to violently punish his son.

22 Minutes

BUNNIE

Directed by Steven Besserman Short, USA

A 99-year-old woman from West Hoboken, New Jersey tells her story of enduring the Depression, raising four children, losing her WWII veteran husband to cancer, and living through Hurricane Sandy while always maintaining a positive outlook on life.

23 Minutes

CAPITAL ADVICE

Directed by Jim Mauro TV Pilot, USA

24 Minutes

Radio host Gwen takes over the Delaware airwaves every night from 12 to 5 am. After a caller inspires her to deliver offhanded advice, Gwen’s life and the radio station are in for a big shock.

D-LOVE

Directed by Elena Beuca Art House Feature, USA

97 Minutes

After landing at LAX upon returning from Europe, a couple is having a tough day and their relationship is on the rocks, but a chance encounter with a vagabond stirs them in ways they could not have expected.

DA CAPO

Directed by Barbara Stepansky Short, USA

14 Minutes

The exchange of a used piano forces two strangers to confront their personal failures.

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DEVIL’S WHISPER

Directed by Adam Ripp Art House Feature, USA

86 Minutes

Alejandro Duran, who comes from a religious Latino-American family, aspires to be a Catholic priest, but when he discovers a mysterious box that was passed down from his grandparents, he unwittingly unleashes a demonic spirit bent on possessing him.

DOGS OF DEMOCRACY

Directed by Mary Zournazi Documentary, Australia

58 Minutes

Dogs of Democracy is a documentary about the stray dogs of Athens and their presence at democracy protests.

ELEANOR

Directed by Sophie Russell Student, France, UK

20 Minutes

On holiday in France, fifteen-year-old Eleanor falls madly for an older family friend, but out of her depth, events soon take a turn she never anticipated.

EXTRA CHEESE PLEASE

Directed by Teresa Dabback Student, USA

16 Minutes

Control freak Annie throws her sassy foreign exchange student a surprise birthday party, but when barley anyone shows up or wants to partake in her “fun activities,” an unexpected pizza delivery guy enters and tosses things up!

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FABRIC OF TIME

Directed by Sean Foy Short, USA

6 Minutes

A man is given the chance to return to his past to save the woman he loved, but time may not heal all wounds.

FACTORY 91

Directed by Madeline Leshner Student, USA

21 Minutes

Once a place of scientific innovation and an oasis for the neighborhood's youth, Factory 91 now sits decrepit and dank, isolated from the town below. Inside lives a mysterious doctor, the suburban legend of Bellery.

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FINDING JOSHUA

Directed by Dan Healy Documentary, USA

48 Minutes

A small boy slips through the fence of his grade school and escapes into a U.S. national forest. This documentary examines the search and his family's ordeal in raising an autistic eloper.

FRENCH KISS

Directed by John Gray Short, France, USA

24 Minutes

Margaux, a beautiful young Parisienne, wants to pull Ethan out of his workonly mindset and into her brilliant world of wonder, freeing his spirit.

FRIDAY NIGHT

Directed by Alexis Michalik Short, France, USA

15 Minutes

While visiting her daughter who is studying abroad in France, Claire is thrown into the midst of a citywide attack.

GAME

Directed by Jeannie Donohoe Short, USA

15 Minutes

A new kid shows up at the high school boys' basketball tryouts and instantly makes an impression, but will talent and drive be enough for this youngster to make the team?

GENERATION HOPE

Directed by Charles Kinnane Short, Malawi, USA

35 Minutes

A short documentary, Generation Hope shows the extraordinary dierence receiving a daily meal in school can make to children growing up in some of the world’s poorest communities.

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GET ACTION

Directed by Elaine Strutz Short, USA

8 Minutes

A woman’s attempt to cheer up her grieving friend goes wrong when she drags her out onto the unpredictable streets of Brooklyn.

GHOST TRIO

Directed by Zach Warsavage Short, USA

10 Minutes

A young woman, just beginning to wake up, sees her life as merely a strange poetic dream.

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A free, reading-only copy is available several weeks before the Festival at The Free Library of New Hope and Solebury, 93 W. Ferry Street, New Hope.

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GIRL MEETS ROACH

Directed by Christopher Zatta Short, USA

17 Minutes

Dumped just before Christmas, a brokenhearted young woman forms an unlikely friendship with a cockroach.

GONE WITH THE SEA

Directed by Rebeca Aleman Short, USA

12 Minutes

Maya is the voice of those who cry from violence, the voice of children who have lost their parents, their homes, and their country. Those who dream not to be forgotten.

HARBOR & HOME - WANDER

Directed by Jay-J Schuster Music Video, USA

4 Minutes

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HATCHET HOUR

Directed by Judy Naidoo Art House Feature, South Africa

85 Minutes

An ambitious lawyer kills her gardener by mistake. Fearing the impact this will have on her career at a prestigious law firm, she turns to her best friend to help her get rid of the body, setting in motion a destructive chain of events that spiral out of control.

HEALING RIVER

Directed by Hollie Noble Student, USA

17 Minutes

Six years after a tragic accident, 26-year-old Andy and his family struggle to find their footing again. As Andy faces addiction and post-traumatic stress, a deeper trauma threatens his course to recovery.

HEAVY NIMBOSTRATUS CLOUDS

Directed by Michael Turner Student, USA

13 Minutes

Four brothers and sisters are brought back together by a series of unrelated events. As a storm lurks outside, drama builds among them until they burst into a storm of lies and secrets.

HILLEMAN—A PERILOUS QUEST TO SAVE THE WORLD’S CHILDREN

Directed by Donald Mitchell Documentary, USA

67 Minutes

An American scientist succeeds in developing more than half of the vaccines children receive today, saving 8 million lives every year since the mid-1960s, but few people know his name.

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HOLLYWOOD

Directed by Clementine Clarke Webisode, USA

10 Minutes

A web series about the most terrifying stage for actors: the casting call. In this episode, an audition in a space suit gets very strange.

HOME OFFICE

Directed by Aaron Biscoe Short, USA

11 Minutes

Down on her luck, up to her neck in student loans, and newly pregnant, recent college graduate Sloan is elated when she scores a job working for a charming psychiatrist and his artsy wife, but the millennial grows uneasy when it becomes clear that her baby boomer employers have unexpected plans for her.

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I’M FREE (I DET FRI)

Directed by Edvard Karjord and Bendik Mondal Short, Norway

20 Minutes

On the 8th of October 2013, Geir Karijord went missing in Romsdal Valley, Norway, leaving his family and friends wondering whether they should mourn or hope for his return. This is their true story.

IN GOOD FAITH

Directed by Casey Hempel Short, USA

14 Minutes

An engaged couple of opposing faiths is getting married, but first the bride to be has to meet his parents. Will the family get along or is a disaster looming?

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JAGUARS

Directed by Teresa Riley Webisode, Canada

10 Minutes

Follow Terri, a commercial pilot trying to navigate the male-dominated world of aviation while keeping her childhood dream of rock stardom alive.

JUST LIKE MIRACLES CONSTANT STARS ARE

Directed by Kubra Sankaya Student, Turkey

47 Minutes

Grandma, played by Feride Sezgin, has a deep, emotional bond with the forest that surrounds her home and no construction company will take it from her at any price.

LANDED

Directed by Nathan Brewer Short, USA

A grad student from South Africa and an au pair from Sweden embark on parallel journeys as they acclimate to life in New York City.

26 Minutes

LEECH

Directed by Alex Brisson Student, USA

17 Minutes

A spineless young man with a crippling fear of commitment dates his obsessive to the point of insane roommate.

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LIFE AFTER HER

Directed by Guilherme Festa Short, USA

28 Minutes

A funeral unites a troubled young couple who are struggling to make sense of life and death.

LIGHTAGE

Directed by Guomundur Garoarsson Student, Iceland

13 Minutes

After Guðjón, an Icelandic farmer, loses his beloved wife to the war that rages throughout most of the world, he builds a hut in her memory. But an extraterrestrial force threatens to sweep his carefully constructed life away.

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LIKE ANIMALS

Directed by Leland Montgomery Short, USA

14 Minutes

After the death of their mother, three sisters try to figure out how to move forward with their lives.

LOOKING AT THE STARS

Directed by Alexandre Peralta Documentary, Brazil, USA

90 Minutes

Looking at the Stars is an intimate glimpse into the lives of the extraordinary ballerinas at the world’s only ballet school for the blind—the Fernanda Bianchini Ballet Association for the Blind.

LOST IN HOPE

Directed by Aline Hochscheid Student, Germany

16 Minutes

When masked criminals engage in an audacious bank heist, the intent behind the crime is even more shocking than the offense.

LOVE WINS

Directed by Robin Kampf Short, USA

30 Minutes

A love story about two elderly women, Jan and Emily, who met and fell in love during a time when doing so was strictly taboo.

MAN’S BEST

Directed by Seth McTigue Short, USA

16 Minutes

A depressed loner going through a rough time in his life must desperately find a way to save his dog before it's too late.

MAZURKAS

Directed by Marty Krzywonos Art House Feature, USA

58 Minutes

An elderly piano teacher who lost his wife 35 years ago still has not gone through the grieving process, neither for her nor for his own, failed life.

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MESSIAH

Directed by Damian Walshe-Howling Short, Australia

15 Minutes

In a playful collision of cultures, a hapless Irishman and his Parisian girlfriend get more than they bargained for when they encounter a particularly mischievous stranger in the spectacular Australian wilderness.

OF KNIGHTS AND SLAVES

Directed by Adam Carr Short, USA

A father confronts his daughter on the night of her first date.

15 Minutes

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ON SOFTER GROUND

Directed by Adam Gilbert Music Video, USA

5 Minutes

On Softer Ground follows two lovers after a diďŹƒcult breakup, focusing on the manners in which they recover.

ORDINARY DAYS

Directed by Takashi Horie Short, USA

16 Minutes

Two young Japanese actresses struggle to survive in New York. There are no spotlights, red carpets or big applauses in their daily lives. When their fates cross at an audition, their ordinary days start shining, but will it be enough to overcome their inner turmoil?

ORGULLO

Directed by Jon Barr Short, USA

18 Minutes

A New Mexican folktale forces a Latino grandmother to choose between her family and her pride.

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OUTCASTE—THE HOUSE THAT CAROL BUILT

Co-Directed by Colin and Laura Graham Documentary, UK

67 Minutes

A story of how the dream of an elderly English teacher comes true with the help of a rickshaw driver, a lapsed Buddhist monk and a journey into the high Himalayas.

PALOMA

Directed by Giovanni Paolo Autran Short, USA

11 Minutes

A series of intimate vignettes woven together by the memories and dreams of people in central Havana.

POISONING PARADISE

Directed by Keely Shaye Smith Documentary, USA

59 Minutes

In the seemingly idyllic world of Native Hawaiians, communities are surrounded by experimental test sites for genetically engineered seed corn and restricted pesticides. Local activists, scientific experts and healthcare professionals band together to expose and stop an injustice. 37


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POPULATION ZERO

Directed by Brad Stewart Short, USA

2 Minutes

Hundreds of years after an environmental disaster, one human warrior returns to Earth, but a heavily armed robot is determined to keep the human population at zero forever.

PURPLE DREAMS

Directed by Joanne Hock Documentary, USA

72 Minutes

An inspirational window into the lives of inner city, at-risk students who embrace the transformative power of an arts education.

PUSHING

Directed by Ryan LaPine Short, USA

9 Minutes

A magical short film that conveys a sincere belief in the good in humanity through a chance encounter between a homeless man and a police oďŹƒcer. 38


REALITY DISORDER

Directed by Gerard Bianco Jr. TV Pilot, USA

31 Minutes

Nikki and Gerard, two struggling independent producers in New York City, are desperate for a hit series. After a promising meeting with a television network, they set off to make a reality show with Gerard's rich playboy cousin.

RECONQUISTA

Directed by George Reese Short, USA

14 Minutes

Occupied Spain, 2064. The great religions of the world are in open warfare, but one Imam carries a message that can break the cycle of violence.

RED LIPS

Directed by Clara Brotons Student, USA

10 Minutes

A tween struggling to find beauty meets her father's co-worker. Through the girl's eyes everything is perfect, but her dream world won't last forever.

RONAN FURLONG - HOPLITE ARMOUR

Directed by Laura Way Music Video, Ireland

5 Minutes

A traumatized soldier confronted by his dark past rediscovers beauty in the world around him.

SCOTT ROAD

Directed by William Tang Student, China

50 Minutes

Before the Lunar New Year in 1949, a 15-year-old boy in Shanghai has a crush on his new substitute teacher, who’s also his elder brother’s exgirlfriend, but the siblings have to say farewell to their love in different ways as their Nationalist family prepares to flee for Taiwan.

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SEVERANCE

Directed by Katie Hill Student, Canada

13 Minutes

After battling cancer for several months, 22-year-old Kristy-Ann receives news that her cancer has spread and has been deemed inoperable. Poetically, she reflects on time and what it means to her.

SHADY PINES

Directed by Daniel Sorochkin TV Pilot, USA

29 Minutes

Kayla Rivers, an upbeat employee at the Department of Health, is assigned to do a yearly inspection of the wonderful retirement facility Shady Pines Manor. A status report that was supposed to be a breeze quickly turns south as Kayla discovers the mad house that Shady Pines actually is.

SICK IN AFRICA

Directed by Tim Cowley Short, USA

19 Minutes

Meet Bernad, an elderly Yawo man from northern Mozambique who suers from a mysterious illness. Travel along with him as he searches for answers while navigating the health care system available to him in rural Africa.

SIX STEPS TO ETERNAL DEATH

Directed by Peter T. Nathan Student, Australia

15 Minutes

A surreal tale about a woman who is forced by her family to undergo a six step program to eternal death. Her final decision to abide by the rules and accept that she she is dead is made all the more palatable when her daughter finally makes the eort to connect with her.

SPLIT TICKET

Directed by Alfred Thomas Catalfo Short, USA

19 Minutes

In 1947, newly-minted congressmen/future presidents John F. Kennedy, age 29, and Richard Nixon, age 34, travel to Pennsylvania where they must make a fateful decision. A supernatural drama based on true events.

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SUNFLOWER

Directed by Peter Ferris Rosati Short, USA

15 Minutes

An elderly man struggles to protect his memories and preserve his identity as he faces death.

SURVIVING INTERNATIONAL BOULEVARD

Directed by Sian Gowan Short, USA

20 Minutes

A documentary short film revealing the complex reality of domestic child sex traďŹƒcking in Oakland, California.

TAKERS

Directed by Rachel Carey TV Pilot, USA

47 Minutes

Young magicians decide to become con artists who only target people who work on Wall Street. 41


THE BIRD WHO COULD FLY

Directed by Raphael Sbarge Short, USA

20 Minutes

A young Korean-American man struggles with his journey in the face of an overbearing mother and two brothers whose lives have gone awry.

THE BOY BY THE SEA

Directed by Vasily Chuprina Short, Netherlands

7 Minutes

A young boy sits by the sea, watching the stones he throws disappear beneath the surface. An old lighthouse keeper approaches him and soon discovers that the boy perceives a unusual truth beneath the water.

THE HOBBYIST

Directed by George Vatistas Short, USA

8 Minutes

A short, neo-noire thriller centered around a mysterious druggist who is visited by Sangstrom, a seemingly ordinary man in search of an undetectable poison.

THE LANDSCAPE WITHIN

Directed by Andrea Capranico Documentary, Phillippines

79 Minutes

Eric Nui Cabales, a gifted body painter, costume designer, photographer and conceptual artist, struggles to find new directions after the death of his father.

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THE LAST OF HER

Directed by Brian Golding Short, USA

10 Minutes

When Sophie's daughter goes missing - along with the kitchen butcher knife - her desperate search spirals into madness, leading to a terrifying discovery.

THE LOVE SONG OF CHARLIE BEECHER

Directed by Kyle Hammersmith Student, USA

29 Minutes

A teenage introvert tries to change his destiny after seeing his pathetic future in J. Alfred Prufrock.

THE LURE

Directed by Tomas Leach Documentary, USA, UK

77 Minutes

An eccentric millionaire hides $3 million of gold somewhere in the Rocky Mountains, luring thousands out on a wild treasure hunt in search of riches and redemption.

THE NATION HOLDS ITS BREATH

Directed by Kev Cahill Short, Ireland

20 Minutes

On the day of the most important football match in Irish history, a young father to be is torn between witnessing the miracle of childbirth and witnessing the miracle of reaching the quarter finals of the World Cup.

THE NEXT DOOR

Directed by Barrett Burgin Short, USA

34 Minutes

Two Mormon missionaries become concerned when someone they missionize goes missing. As they search for the answers, they find themselves plunged into a world of danger and deceit.

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THE PAPER ROSE

Directed by Nadia Fedchin Student, USA

10 Minutes

An awkward band teacher starts to date again after the death of his wife, but his teenage daughter strongly disapproves.

THE RAVENS

Directed by Jennifer Perrott Short, Australia

20 Minutes

When young Ruby's father returns unexpectedly from war, his volatile state makes it difficult for the family to reconnect. Ruby's anxieties are projected onto a pair of ravens, vigilantly defending their nearby nest, who become a catalyst for the troubled family's journey from crisis to healing.

THE RENOVATION

Directed by Brian O’Neill Short, USA

25 Minutes

Struggling to survive in difficult economic times, the owner of a rural restaurant must decide between selling her business back to the bank or reinvesting in an uncertain future.

THE SERVANTS

Directed by Flore Joubert Student, Australia

14 Minutes

After living their life as servants, two young siblings seek revenge on their controlling masters for the happiness that was stolen from them, but there’s another twist. Inspired by Jean Genet's play The Maids.

THE SWALLOW

Directed by Harry Baker Student, UK

16 Minutes

In this Cold War thriller set in 1960s Soho, London, a young woman at the centre of a honeytrap operation struggles to retain her freedom and integrity.

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THE WILDERNESS

Directed by Walker Higgins Student, USA

19 Minutes

After a fruitless robbery, two small-time crooks flee to a hideout cabin only to discover that it's already occupied.

THINE OWN SHALL REACH THE SHORE

Directed by Lindsay Calleran Short, USA

17 Minutes

A peek into the repetitive world of Steve, who has been managing a dinner theater for a long, long time. Now he may finally get his big break from the monotonous routine. 

THIS IS NOT A LOVE SONG

Directed by Ursula Ellis Student, USA

11 Minutes

In this expressionistic coming-of-age film, two self-alienated teenage girls with a Wikipedia-based understanding of punk rock music attend their first live show with some unexpected and potentially long-lasting consequences.

TONIGHT AND EVERY NIGHT

Directed by Christina Eliopoulos Short, USA

20 Minutes

Yianni is the star and host of Tonight and Every Night, a talk show that plays in his own beautiful but fractured mind.

TWO BELLMEN TWO

Directed by Daniel Malakai Cabrera Short, USA

19 Minutes

Two Hollywood stunt men play hotel bellmen in this wildly entertaining adventure, and for the quintessence of American-style branding plugs, the characters also happen to work for the JW Marriott® Marquis® Hotel Dubai.

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UNCLEAN

Directed by Todd Bevan Short, USA

20 Minutes

A single woman becomes a little too friendly with her vacuum cleaner. Too bad it’s possessed by the Devil.

VISITORS

Directed by Alon Juwal Student, USA

16 Minutes

A broken and divided family struggles to survive after a group of uninvited visitors invades their farm.

WARD

Directed by Zack Williams Student, USA

29 Minutes

A freshman in college finds herself in a psychiatric unit as she learns to battle depression.

WASH UP

Directed by Andrew Frade Art House Feature, Canada

85 Minutes

Mason O'Brien is a failed first round NHL pick who returns to his childhood home during the hockey season. While hiding the true reason he is home, Mason is finally forced to confront the idea that his hockey playing days may be over.

WORKING OUT THE KINKS

Directed by William Alexander Runnels Webisode, USA

9 Minutes

Harlem naturalista Jada and her roommates get a new suburban, culturally naĂŻve, white roommate, and things in their lives begin to get quite tangled.

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YOU GOT A PROBLEM…

Directed by Charles Mandracchia Short, USA

8 Minutes

Uncle Louie and his Italian-American Paisanos solve a math problem that the Pizza Man is having with a bunch of punks from a Brooklyn neighborhood. You got a problem, no problem...just call Uncle Louie. He'll take care of it. No problem!

YOU’LL HAVE THE SKY: THE LIFE AND WORK OF ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH

Directed by Susan Wallner Short, USA

27 Minutes

This documentary brings one of the 20th century’s most beloved writers and aviation pioneers out from behind the shadow of her often controversial husband.

ZEN DOG

Directed by Rick Darge Art House Feature, USA

95 Minutes

Trapped by daily routine, a man experiences complete freedom by dreaming himself across the country in a psychedelic Volkswagen under the guiding words of philosopher Alan Watts. 47


Script Lineup TITLE

WRITER

SYNOPSIS

A Just Cause

Andrea Fiest Stein

A key political peacemaker in the Middle East is killed in a New York City subway bombing and his wife is drawn into the heart of the conflict when she’s chosen to represent the alleged terrorist who killed her husband.

Adult Children

Kathleen Sears

The calculated life of an ambitious businesswoman is turned upside down when she finds herself caring for her parents who both have dementia. Her brother offers little support, but a caring nursing home director helps her navigate the system and her frayed emotions.

Area 51

Camryn Kanew

This is the story of Zooey, a young girl with a talent for creating electronic music, a dream of becoming an EDM DJ, and a constant struggle of dealing with her alcoholic and one-hit wonder mother.

Board Games

Emanuel Nisan

A doctor strives to help his sickly grandfather remember his past.

Festival Tip: NHFF’s films are not yet in distribution and remain unrated. However, because we strive to be family and parent friendly, any parental warnings and 18+ age restrictions are included with our online ticket listings.

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TITLE

WRITER

SYNOPSIS

Broken Justice

Jocelyn Jones

Adopted under mysterious circumstances from a 1,000-year-old monastery in the mountains of Northern China, Faith Elliott never really identifies with her white, middle-class family. Instead she falls in love with Benne, who's enormous Korean family moves in next door.

Chosen

John Theobald

Johannes Brahms and Clara Schumann engage in a passionate affair while her husband—and his mentor—Robert Schumann is locked away in a mental hospital. The true story of a love triangle that changed the history of music.

Clemente

Ian Eugene Ryan Based on the true story of Puerto Rican major league baseball player Roberto Clemente, who paved the way for players of color when he batted Joseph Loizzi for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the early 1970s.

Comic Book Kings

Amanda Keener

Comic book creator Kevin and his creations influence each other in magical and entirely unexpected ways.

Final Draft

Keion Jackson

A down on his luck writer decides to commit suicide, but needs help with writing the perfect suicide note.

Fireflies

Amanda Keener

Carly, sixteen, overcomes survivor's guilt after encountering the five mysteries of a small town she visits during the summer.

Good Grief

Mia Tate

One woman's struggle through the ravages of grief after finding her mother dead.

Heart for Joy

John Charles Hunt

Young Gabe is about to learn the true meaning of Christmas after his mother Joy has a near-death experience while waiting for a heart transplant. Inspired by real events.

Hell Off Earth

David Pirinelli

Two regular guys find their space delivery gig upended by a terrifying outbreak of an alien virus. Little do they know that it's good, old-fashioned corporate greed they're fighting.

Highs and Lows

Otto Eckstein

The ups and downs of the unlikely friendship between a once gravely ill child and his professional football idol.

Holly, Blossom and Judy Zocchi Rose

A young priest must decide between his vows and bringing peace to his family.

Knight Riders

Otto Eckstein

The teenage son of a ruined French disco DJ goes on a journey of creative exploration and self-discovery with his best friend amidst the burgeoning French-dominated punk electro music scene during the summer of 2007.

Leave

Alysha Haran

An unexpected meeting between Sam and Elinor at the Lazy B Ranch before Sam's deployment to the Middle East yields a genuine friendship that challenges Elinor to face the realities of her life.

Legends of Destiny

Pamela Perry

When a gifted student in Mumbai questions the validity of planetary effects on mankind, his teacher relates an ancient legend of a prince who defied his court astrologer only to be cursed to live in a forest for eternity. Based on the novel Navagra Purana by V. S. Rao. 49


TITLE

WRITER

SYNOPSIS

Magic Research Society

Amanda Keener

After 12-year-old Ethan breaks his neighbor’s window, his punishment is listening to an elderly man, Jack, recount the time in his youth when he joined a magic society.

Michael Wants to Marry

Jen Bieser

A spoiled prima donna wants to marry for all the wrong reasons, but in order to receive the blessing from his partner’s family, who live in Germany, he needs to pass the exam at a traditional German housewife school.

No More Goodbyes

Rebekah R. Ganiere

When their foster mother dies, sixteen-year-old Deondre and his eight-yearold foster brother Logan, who suffers from PTSD, go on the run to keep from becoming separated.

Old Wounds

Tom Wardach

When his son becomes the victim of bullies, a father's dark past awakens his own need for retribution and strengthens his resolve to help his son.

Out Flying Past My Linda Falcao Bedtime

Two overprotective parents do everything they can to save their preteen daughter from the world’s dangers—never suspecting that in secret, she’s a risk-loving superhero.

Paradise Palms

Paul Haddad

By the late 1950s, social upheaval is in the air and the threat of Red Commies is stressing out the nation. Max Shapiro’s once-illustrious Paradise Palms Hotel in Hollywood has fallen into disrepair. Max’s four adult sons, struggling with their own demons, jockey to take over the resort’s operations while fighting off an aging starlet with possible mob ties who is hellbent on inheriting the hotel from Max.

Persuasion

Susan Hippen

At the end of her rope, an unemployed Buffalo bookkeeper joins a powerful, all-female philanthropic network to turn her life around and save her failing family. Instead, she makes a Faustian deal with a corrupt financial web that protects itself at all costs.

Pysanky

Phineas Fiske

When bumbling Soviet spies, trying to recover nuclear secrets hidden in an Easter egg, mistakenly kidnap a New York City seven-year old, it’s up to recently widowed NYPD Detective Ivan Ardan to rescue the boy and recover the egg—and to discover what he really wants out of life.

Riding Shotgun

Richard Kuntzevich

On the day he is fired, a traumatized white collar worker bonds with the empathic car service driver who was assigned to drive him home.

SAIRA

John Kontoyannis

Saira, a Jethwa/attobite hybrid alien, mysteriously appears in the middle of Hugo Crane's farm. She is, at first, considered sinister but her intention is to save humanity from alien beings known as the Vaar.

The Arena

Belinda Whitney

In the year 2068, gladiators fight to the death under a rigged power system.

The Death of Me!

Debra Jarvis

A Seattle public speaker and fundraiser for cancer research, in bitter competition with another fundraiser, lies and announces she is terminally ill in order to spike donations, setting off events she cannot control.

The Grappa

David Pirinelli

The coal mines took Rosalyn's husband from her. Now she and her children will do whatever it takes to survive in 1921 Alabama.

This Close

Marc Messenger 14-year-old Joshua is autistic and his mother, Lori, longs for a different reality. That reality exists beyond the reflection of a bedroom mirror, a world where Joshua is free of autism. 50


Script Reading Event The New Hope Film Festival Script Competition (aka NHFF Script) is all about discovering and assisting talented screenwriters who have a great story to tell. The road from writing a script to movie production is typically long and unpredictable, but a film festival like NHFF can oer advice, input, and encouragement as well as a network of people who can assist a script along its journey.

2017 marks the first year that NHFF Script works can be experienced in a live reading environment. The participating screenwriters will be at the reading to hear their own words read aloud and get feedback from both the audience and the Philadelphia and New Hope actors who have been invited to read.

This exciting new event is open to the public and takes place on Sunday, July 30 from 12 - 2:00 pm at New Hope Arts Center, 2 Stockton Avenue, New Hope. Tickets are available in advance and at the door.

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The official program guide of the New Hope Film Festival's eighth annual event, July 21 - 30, 2017

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