Wednesday May 22nd

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.

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. ​

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.

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

Danny Aiello

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.

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.

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.