Tuesday May 21, 2019
6:00pm Thomas Morahan Waterfront Park, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
PRIDE OF DC: THE HYDE RUGBY ODYSSEY – Documentary
Directed by Jonni Masella – New York
By infusing Hyde School's character philosophy with rugby's immense culture of brotherhood, Hyde Rugby opens up a broader concept of “family” for a local DC community where each individual is valued and embraced in the game and in life. SEE TRAILER HERE...
DER LETZTE SEINER ART (THE LAST OF HIS KIND) – Documentary
Directed by Janik von Wilmsdorff
This is the story of Paul, a broken man. A man who has lost everything. A man whose home is now like a ghost town, attracting rubberneckers every day, from all over the world.
Since his birth, Paul himself has never gone farther than a few kilometers from this place, because his heart belongs here.
6:00pm Elks Lodge, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
GUTARGU – Short Film
Directed by Raju Desai – India
Gutargu is a romantic Hindi short story about a guy a girl who admire each other and are falling for each other secretly. Their unusual love story takes place on a rooftop. Will their love story have a happy ending?
VITHDHAI (FEAR FOR SOMETHING) – Short Film
Directed by Harish Gokul – India
Vithdhai (Fear For Something) is a light-hearted narration of 4 friends, how they face the fear factor, and how they overcome it.
YOURS PAM PAM – Short Film
Directed by Mehroz Amin – Pakistan
In 1980, loved ones used to talk through love letters in Pakistan. There is a guy who manipulates love letters for money. One day an anonymous letter comes through his door and he starts to fall for the words.
BURNING SMELL OF STONE – Short Film
Directed by Zardosht Afshari – Iran
An old man with his little granddaughter opens his grocery store after several days. But except for a woman, none of the women in the neighborhood buy from the old man's shop. SEE TRAILER HERE...
ARE YOU VOLLEYBALL?! – Short Film
Directed by Mohammad Bakhshi – Iran
A group of Arabian-speaking asylum seekers arrive to an English-speaking country border and can't keep going. They conflict with border soldiers everyday till a deaf-mute baby becomes a catalyst for better communication between two groups.
UTOPIA – Short Film
Directed by Mahdi Ghorbani – Iran
After finding out that her sister hanged herself, naïve, innocent, conservative Shiva searches for the secret of her sister’s suicide and tries to follow the different clues to find out the reason of her suicide. SEE TRAILER HERE...
6:00pm Cove Castle, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
CURING THE INCURABLE? – Documentary
Directed by Gary Null – New York
People around the globe who follow the standard American diet are suffering from a myriad of diseases, but by adapting a plant-based diet, exercise programs, stress reduction, meditation, and clearing the mind of negative thinking, they have achieved dramatic results. In this film, we meet with medical experts, doctors, nurses, psychologists, and others, who are using new techniques, cutting edge science and breakthrough methods, to restore people to optimal health. SEE TRAILER HERE...
8:00pm Thomas Morahan Waterfront Park, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
WEIGHT – Feature Film
Directed by Rob Margolies – New York
Randy Quaid, Ashley Johnson, Jason Mewes, Peter Scolari, Kathy Najimy, Lilli Stein
A 280 pound 27-year-old diabetic decides to join a gym and eat healthy after being rejected by the girl of his dreams because she doesn’t want to be with a man who might die young from a heart attack like her father.
READY – Short Film
Directed by Melissa Farman – California
A reclusive mother and her young son celebrate the end of their relationship before she releases him into the world.
8:00pm Elks Lodge, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
21 YEARS – A FOLDED FLAG – Documentary
Directed by Richard A. Fitts, Jr. – Massachusetts
50 years ago, the small town of Abington, Massachusetts not only lost a Vietnam war hero, but a young child lost his father. Now, a half-century later this Special Forces soldier’s story is told through a son’s cathartic journey to discover who his father was. See trailer HERE...
U.S.M.C – THE FEW THE PROUD – Documentary
Directed by Xiaoya Ma – California
Deep into the United States Marine Corps recruit camp, where recruits need to fight with challenges and find ways to the new path, to explore how they overcome every obstacle to become trained confident Marines. Throughout interviewing with drill instructors, new recruits and their parents, this documentary reflects the core value of the United States Marines.
8:00pm Cove Castle, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
I WROTE THIS FOR YOU – Feature Film
Directed by Jason Zavaleta
Melise, Patrick R. Walker, Michael Badalucco, Steven Anthony Lawrence, Nina Hartley
The edges of reality are blurred when a young man struggles to overcome the trauma of a broken relationship. Traversing the surreal landscape of Los Angeles on a daily quest to “do good things,” Hunter encounters a raft of obscure new relationships throughout his mundane daily routine. Set amongst the artistic backdrop of slam poetry, I Wrote This For You explores a young man's desire to find courage, face challenges and discover the universal quest for hope. SEE TRAILER HERE...
THE SMILING STRANGERS – Short Film
Directed by Tom Bragg – New Jersey
After Nicholas Houghton kills a child in a car accident, he is tormented by a pair of evil beings.
OPEN – Short Film
Directed by DT Sheridan – New York
Open takes a momentarily look at two relationships that are undoubtedly entwined. Francesca is the lover of Ken, a man married in an open relationship. Krystal, his wife, invites Francesca out for a drink for a "casual" chat. Their encounter will reveal the truth that lies behind this idyllic triangle. It's a tale of love, possession, and obsession.
10:00pm Thomas Morahan Waterfront Park, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
HAWAII – Feature Film
Directed by Jesus del Cerro – Romania
Hawaii is a story on the struggle of inheriting $3 million in communist-era Romania when owning $1 could mean losing your freedom. It touches on the theme of how money could buy, if not happiness, at least the freedom to choose unhappiness. SEE TRAILER HERE...
10:00pm Elks Lodge, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
CAMP WEDDING – Feature Film
Directed by Greg Emetaz – New Jersey
Mia's destination wedding seems doomed when her bridal party is not too keen on doing all the work to transform a dilapidated summer camp into the venue of her dreams--when they begin to be killed off mysteriously, that doesn't help either.
HOTEL ROOM CONFESSIONAL – Short Film
Directed by James Lynch – New Jersey
A seemingly random encounter between a traveling business man and a prostitute turns out to be no coincidence at all. It is revealed that the two are tragically connected with surprising results. SEE TRAILER HERE...
DRE TAGE IN BERLIN (THREE DAYS IN BERLIN) – Documentary
Directed by Bebnista – Germany
Two radically different approaches to the current legal situation regulating the right to abortion in Poland: a catholic initiative that organizes pro-life public rosaries in Poland and activists based in Berlin who help women from Poland arrange an abortion in Germany where it is legal.
10:00pm Cove Castle, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
BANA CONGO OYEZ – Documentary
Directed by Patrick Flynn – Congo
Bana Congo Oyez explores the Democratic Republic of the Congo's crumbling state through the work of an idealistic Congressman who balances service to his constituents with his own personal ambitions.
WHO SAID YOU CAN’T DANCE – Documentary
Directed by David Block – Pennsylvania
Wheelchair users with multiple disabilities feel like active members of society by learning to dance with standing partners.
GEORGICA – Short Film
Directed by Kim Delise – New York
Sophie spends the summer stealing the sperm of young, attractive male life guards to try and get pregnant. It is only after we expose Sophie’s past that we start to think, maybe she’s not so crazy after all. Adapted from the short story, Georgica, written by A.M. Homes.