Schedule

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Friday Oct. 10
02:30 PM Shorts Program A :: Documentary

Habitat – 8 mins
The Valley Time Trade – 4 mins
For the Love of Dogs – 26 mins

03:30 PM Shorts Program B :: Comedy

Pint – 10 mins (Australia)
Dark Roast – 3 mins
Things I Have Learned About Sex and Dogs – 7 mins (Australia)

04:00 PM Wallabout

In Wallabout, a single woman struggles to rebuild her life in Brooklyn after spending 10 years abroad as the unrecognized muse to a famous filmmaker. Wallabout is an intimate first-person account of an overeducated and underemployed outsider who navigates an often hypocritical and corrupt society. Directed by Eric McGinty. Starring: Ivy ElrodSteve WardJo-Anne Lee – 102 mins

06:15 PM 3 Mile Limit

In 3 Mile Limit, 23-year-old journalist Richard Davis is determined to break the Government’s monopoly on broadcasting and bring rock n’ roll to a younger generation in New Zealand, and at the same time hold onto the woman he loves. Based on a true story. Directed by Craig Newland. Starring: Matt WhelanBelinda CrawleyDavid Aston – 105 mins (New Zealand)

08:30 PM Gala at R. Michelson Galleries

Join us for our annual Gala at the lovely R. Michelson Galleries, featuring a wine tasting hosted by Black Birch Vineyard, delicious food and the smooth sounds of jazz quartet FlavaEvolution.

10:00 PM Packard’s After Hours Party (Friday)

Join us for our nightly After Hours Party hosted by Packard’s Bar, and enjoy good company, a game of pool and tasty appetizers.

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Saturday Oct. 11
10:15 AM Filmmaker Panel: It’s not called Show-Art

Join Filmmakers Scott Kittredge and Rufus Chaffee for the panel discussion: It’s not called Show-Art: Producing and Writing in the Indie World. From working on films such as Batman & Robin to winning awards from top independent film festivals, they both have extensive experience in film development and production. Currently, Scott has optioned a book and is working with Rufus on developing the screenplay adaption. Scott is set to direct and Rufus will produce the film in the summer of 2015. – 60 mins

11:30 AM Toxic Hot Seat :: Documentary

In Toxic Hot Seat, a courageous group of firefighters and mothers, journalists and scientists, politicians and activists fight to expose a shadowy campaign of deception that left a toxic legacy in our homes and bodies – a campaign so cunning, it’s taken nearly 40 years to unravel. From directors James RedfordKirby Walker – 91 mins

01:15 PM Oil & Water :: Documentary

Oil & Water is the story of two boys coming of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters: the contamination of Ecuador’s Amazon region by reckless oil drilling. From directors Laurel Spellman SmithFrancine Strickwerda. Featuring David Poritz, Hugo Lucitante – 77 mins

02:45 PM Shorts Program C :: Family/Drama

Dear Santa – 23 mins
Anniversary – 18 mins
Sheltered Love – 10 mins
Tobacco Burn – 17 mins

04:00 PM Paper City :: Documentary

Paper City is about the American Dream in one of the nation’s arson capitals. The film examines the school-to-prison pipeline—the nationwide phenomenon in which high dropout rates coincide with mass incarceration of urban youth. Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s final book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? Paper City aims to continue the legacy of King by bringing a civil rights perspective to modern day America. From director Akil Gibbons. Featuring Alex Morse, Mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts – 45 mins

05:00 PM The God Question

In The God Question, a scientist asks an experimental super-intelligent computer the ultimate question: Is there evidence for God, for a spiritual framework to life? To his astonishment, it arrives at an answer. Directed by Doug Gordon. Starring Keith LangsdaleJim LobleyCate Damon –
89 mins

06:45 PM Shorts Program D :: Art House

Bricolage – 5 mins (Documentary)
Butterfly Fluttering – 24 mins (Russia)
The Exhibition – 10 mins (Lebanon)

07:35 PM Tu Seras un Homme

In Tu Seras un Homme (You’ll Be a Man), Leo is 10 and wise beyond his years. A solitary dreamer who seeks refuge in books. When the carefree 20-year-old Theo steps into his life, it forces Leo out of his shell. Despite their age difference, the two becomes best friends, helping each other face up to their responsibilities. Directed by Benoît Cohen. Starring: Aurélio CohenJules SagotEléonore Pourriat – 87 mins (France)

09:00 PM Packard’s After Hours Party (Saturday)

Join us for our nightly After Hours Party hosted by Packard’s Bar, and enjoy good company, a game of pool and tasty appetizers.

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Sunday Oct 12
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

07:10 PM The Frontier

In The Frontier, Sean, a retired literature professor and civic activist, writes a letter to his estranged son, Tennessee, a ranch hand who hasn’t been home for years. At first, Tennessee is uncertain how to respond, but fearing what could happen if he does not make an effort to see his aging father, he decides to make the journey home. Directed by Matt Rabinowitz. Starring: Max GailAnastassia SendykOliver Seitz – 90 mins

09:00 PM Awards Ceremony
09:30 PM Packard’s After Hours Party (Sunday)

Join us for our nightly After Hours Party hosted by Packard’s Bar, and enjoy good company, a game of pool and tasty appetizers.

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