18th Annual Northampton International Film Festival
October 10 - 12, 2014 - Northampton, MA USA

Located just north of New York City, Northampton Massachusetts or ‘NoHo’ has been a popular New England destination due to its thriving arts culture, restaurants, shopping and surrounding five colleges. Join us as we feature the finest in film, food and events.





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11:30 AM Cherry Cottage: The Story of an American House :: Documentary

Cherry Cottage: The Story of an American House, tells the story of America through the owners and inhabitants of a small cottage in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. We meet Hans Morris and follow him as he discovers the history of the little house on the edge of his property. From the Native American inhabitants of New England to the 1960s counterculture, the history of Cherry Cottage is intertwined with the history of the region and the country as a whole. From director Dave Simonds. Featuring: Arlo GuthrieBarbara AllenHenry W. ArtPeter Begley – 76 mins

01:00 PM Shorts Program E :: Drama

The Bath – 25 mins
But It Doesn’t Have Me – 29 mins (Documentary)

02:15 PM Raising Matty Christian :: Documentary

Raising Matty Christian profiles the life of Matthew G. Christian (1983-2009), known as ‘Matty’ from the town of Canton, Massachusetts, who was born without a full set of arms and legs and without a tongue. This inspirational documentary paints a portrait of an inspiring young man who never took no for an answer and set out to live life to the fullest. From director Christian de Rezendes. Featuring: Rick BartelKen BerkowitzGary Bosselman – 85 mins

04:00 PM Old Fashioned

In Old Fashioned, a former frat boy and a free-spirited woman together attempt the impossible: an “old-fashioned” courtship in contemporary America. Directed by Rik Swartzwelder. Starring: Elizabeth RobertsRik SwartzwelderLeJon Woods – 115 mins

06:15 PM Shorts Program F :: Thriller

A Man on the Edge – 11 mins (Australia)
Unidentified – 7 mins
A Teacher’s Reward – 17 mins

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Production Still Cherry Cottage: the Story of an American Houser #NoHoIFF

Cherry Cottage: the Story of an American House

Directed by Dave Simonds

This feature-length documentary tells a story of America through the story of Cherry ...
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Production Still The Bath #NoHoIFF

The Bath

Directed by Mark Lundsten

A woman with Alzheimer’s wreaks havoc on her family, but manages to bestow a ...
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But It Doesn’t Have Me

Directed by Rosie Walunas

“But It Doesn’t Have Me” follows long-time resident of Amherst, ...
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Raising Matty Christian

Directed by Christian de Rezendes

This inspirational documentary profiles the life of Matthew G. Christian (1983-2009), ...
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Old Fashioned

Directed by Rik Swartzwelder

A romantic-drama, “Old Fashioned” centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who ...
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A Man on the Edge

Directed by Edward Lyons

When a troubled man on a cliff top is on the verge of committing suicide, he is ...
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Directed by Bradley Grenon

Amelia, a normal teenage girl, who is home alone and finds herself in a hair-raising, ...
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A Teacher’s Reward

Directed by Laura Brown

When Raybe Brown is released from prison, he journeys home to confront an old ...
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Production Still The Frontier #NoHoIFF

The Frontier

Directed by Matt Rabinowitz

Sean, a retired literature professor and civic activist, writes a letter to his estranged ...
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