Wednesday May 22, 2019
6:00 pm Thomas Morahan Waterfront Park, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
PALOMINO & SWISSY – TV Pilot
Directed by Julien Lasseur – California
Eric Roberts, Helene Cordona, Bess Rous
A wild child, Swissy, returns to a desert town to steal a rabbit foot briefcase from her former captors. Quickly using up her connections, she turns to a motorcycle-riding mercenary, Palomino, with a complicated past. She’ll have to trust him with her life and hide her dark past - especially the “Lucy” necklace she’s hiding - the only thing in the world she won’t let go of.
KESSLER HAS NO LUCKY PANTS – Short Film
Directed by Tom Trainor – Alaska
The story of a few people making questionable decisions is shared between two mysterious men.
WHO ARE YOU – Short Film
Directed by Tom Trainor – New York
Music video for 'Who Are You', a track from Jonathan Bower's album, 'Light Years'.
ROADKILL RANGERS – TV Pilot
Directed by Andrew Gelman – New Jersey
After accidentally getting hundreds of people killed (including themselves), it's up to Maz the Raccoon and Zobo the Squirrel to set things right in the afterlife. They'll have to work together to save 600 lives as roadkill if they ever want a chance at getting into Animal Heaven.
ZERO GRAVITY – Short Film
Directed by Thomas Verrette - California
An 11-year-old Mexican-American girl competes in a middle-school program to control robotic satellites aboard the International Space Station, as part of a nationwide competition to inspire marginalized youth.
6:00pm Elks Lodge, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
SUSAN – Feature Film
Directed by Mahmoud Shoolizadeh – United Kingdom
A story of love and war, about a lady named Susan who lives in London, England with her family. She loses her husband in the Afghanistan war. She suffers but she faces lots of challenges in her life, though she tries hard to keep this kindness and love, even in the very difficult situation she is facing. SEE TRAILER HERE...
ROCKAWAY SUNSET – Short Film
Directed by PJ Landers – New York
When a feisty woman is diagnosed with a terminal illness, she resolves to reach a family milestone only to be sidetracked by a chance meeting with a stranger who nearly kills her.
6:00pm Cove Castle, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
DIE RUCKKEHR DES DAUMENS (RETURN OF THE THUMB) – Feature Film
Directed by Florian Schmidt Convey – Germany
The movie tells the story about Coach Steve, a worn-down thumb wrestling coach, who, with the help of his new fighter, wants to take his last chance to win the Austrian thumb championship. Unfortunately, the competition seems overwhelming.
8:00pm Thomas Morahan Waterfront Park, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
MAKING A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL – Feature Film
Directed by Frank D’Angelo – Canada
Danny Aiello, John Ashton, Dominique Swain, Michael Pare, Daniel Baldwin, Tom Bower, Joe Cortese, Art Hindle, Frank D’Angelo
A fascinating and dramatic tale of a behind the scenes plot developed by the FBI as they work secretly with the mob to eradicate corruption and crime in USA. SEE TRAILER HERE...
NOTHING TO SAY – Short Film
Directed by Aubry Mintz – Canada
Nothing to Say is an 8-minute animated film that takes place in a special zoo where animals and zookeeper live a charmed and seemingly harmonious life until the arrival of a small turtle who inadvertently challenges the status quo and thus reveals that this is not such a happy place after all. This is a story about the dangers of ignorance in a closed society and the need for tolerance in a multicultural world.
HEAT – Short Film
Directed by Brett Puglisi – New York
When a man overwhelmed with rage goes through denial and a phase of destruction, he must find peace in his father’s last words and douse the flames of anger and revenge. SEE TRAILER HERE...
CRYBABY – Short Film
Directed by Nicole Van Voorhis, Gregory Van Voorhis – New Jersey
Crybaby explores the disturbing events surrounding a young family, Charlene, Adam, and their baby, who are haunted by an eternal nightmare. While hosting a dinner for friends, the macabre happenings intensify as do the bloodcurdling cries from the upstairs nursery. This ignites an evening of horrific decisions, creating a fate so unbearable that a descent into total darkness seems to be their only escape.
LESS HEAT IN ARIZONA – Short Film
Directed by Tom Wardach – New York
A seasoned thief, Stan, pulls together two mismatched men for a big payoff heist. Slade is ruthless and dangerous; his unwilling partner, Lee, is a timid, desperate accountant. During the commission of the crime, their true intentions come to light with wildly unexpected results. SEE TRAILER HERE...
THE WITCHING HOUR – Short Film
Directed by Lizet Benrey – New Jersey
A husband and wife come to realize that love follows no rules and trust is a choice.
The story follows a couple in Hell's Kitchen, New York through their trials and tribulations of a rocky marriage, that is scarred by alcoholism, mutual distrust, and perceived infidelity from both sides. SEE TRAILER HERE...
YES WE CANDIDATE – TV Pilot
Directed by Adam Henry Garcia – New York
This is the story of Jerome Ali and his modest but passionate desire to run for mayor of his small rural town. In the very early days of his campaign he enlists the help of his college friend and political consultant Sadie Malloy to get the ball rolling. In need of a speechwriter Sadie, reaches out to a shark-like consultant and speechwriter named John Bearez, and a clash of societal, racial and political identity ensues.
TAKE IT FROM THE TOP – TV Pilot
Directed by Ted Lange – California
Carolyn Hennesy, Bernie Kopell
Take it From the Top is a half-hour comedy about Jill, former child star, who is now “paying her dues” after the death of her philandering husband. Jill is forced to sell everything she owns and is informed of her one remaining asset: a run-down strip club in a sketchy part of downtown. In this riches to rags story, Jill, who has always been accustomed to being taken care of by her overbearing mother and her very wealthy husband, now has to learn to become self-sufficient for the first time in her life.
A FRIENDSHIP THAT BINDS – Short Film
Directed by Nicole Backus – New York
Two friends, Ben and Sam, are bound by loyalty and friendship. They defy society's take on acceptable relationships and boundaries. Ben feels alone in his state of emotions while his friend Sam is unaware of Ben's feelings.
8:00pm Elks Lodge, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
BLOOD & MOONLIGHT – Short Film
Directed by Reshad Kulenovic – Bosnia & Herzegovina
An unfaithful wife. An obsessed writer. A noir fever dream where nothing is as it seems.
ADULTING – TV Pilot
Directed by Jeremy Cohen – New York
Eight twenty-somethings living in New York City struggle to adapt to a changing definition of adulthood while they mess up every personal and professional relationship they have worked to establish. Is this adulthood?
EDUCATION ON THE BOAT – Short Film
Directed by KM Taj-Biul Hasan – Bangladesh
This film is on the climate adaptation issue and ow the people of Northeastern regions of Bangladesh deal with the “Cholon Beel”, the biggest wetland of this region. These areas are fully marshland and are inundated by water 8 to 9 months a year; the inhabitants of this area are completely at the mercy of the environment for survival. SEE TRAILER HERE...
BLUE LIGHT – Short Film
Directed by Alfonso Segura, Andres Ballesteros, Malo Segura – Spain
V. has a new memory, BLUE LIGHT SYSTEM, that allows to store in an image archive good memories, blocking the negative ones. One day he finds an object from his past, an object that has a date prior to its registration in the system.
YOUR LAST DAY ON EARTH – Short Film
Directed by Marc Martinez Jordan – Spain
A Fox-dressed man breaks the spacetime limits with only one goal: to spend some time with his wife. But bellow this recreational act there’s a far more complex and ambitious plan. SEE TRAILER HERE...
THE STAND UP DOLL – Documentary
Directed by Evelyne Tollman – California
How do you get up again when life knocks you down? Filmmaker Evelyne Tollman spent 15 years following from 85 to her 100th birthday. Risa lived through the Nazi invasion, lost everyone she ever loved, yet kept standing with joy and humor. How does she do it? Let a 100-year-old survivor tell you the secrets of being a woman. Attitude is everything to living to 100. SEE TRAILER HERE...
8:00pm Cove Castle, Greenwood Lake, NY - $11
ROBBERY OF THE HEART – Documentary
Directed by Micah Brandt – Germany
Upon returning to his birthplace in Wetter, Germany, and attempting to reconcile with the past, Harry soon discovers that all problems of the past that were responsible for his exile have not been resolved. Through resilience and perseverance, the townspeople protest against the Anti-Semitic acts which occurred in various places throughout the town, in an attempt to unify in solidarity with the former Jewish citizens of Wetter. SEE TRAILER HERE...
AMERICA – TV Pilot
Directed by Jonathan Avigdori & Rani Sa’ar – Israel
Shani Atias, Yuval Segal, Moris Cohen
A dramedy about a group of immigrants who come to the United States in order to pursue the “American dream” and the ongoing challenges that each one of them must face while trying to manifest such dreams. SEE TRAILER HERE...
THE GUILTY PRINCE OF CHINATOWN – Short Film
Directed by Hugh DiMauro – New York
After his first undercover drug buy goes terribly wrong, Detective Dion Lomanaco is transferred to the Public Relations Unit where his new partner attempts to help him reconcile his misfortune and failing career. SEE TRAILER HERE...