• Saturday Films

    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

     

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    11:00AM

    Wayside Cider

    Strange Nature

    1 hour 42 minutes

    Thriller / Horror

    USA

    Directed by James Ojala

    A true unsolved ecological mystery, where thousands of hideously deformed frogs turned up in the waters of Minnesota, as seen through the eyes of a single mother and her 11 year old son who return to her hometown and find themselves fighting for their own lives.

     

     

    12:00PM

    Streamside Yoga Studio

    DOUBLE FEATURE - Claudio Fasoli's Innersounds & Still Lifes

     

    Claudio Fasoli's Innersounds

    23 minutes

    Music Documentary

    Italy

    Directed by Angelo Poli

    A journey into the creative processes of jazz musician Claudio Fasoli, a journey in stages, an intimate and unpublished black and white portrait.

     

    Still Lifes

    43 minutes

    Experimental

    USA

    Directed By: Jac Rubenstein

    With a montage of static images of commonplace locations and a fugue of indistinct voices, natural sounds, and music, Still Lifes reflects upon the empty spaces where people had at one time lived, laughed, and worked.

     

    Still Lifes Filmmaker Q&A

     

     

    1:00PM: SHORTS 

    Wayside Cider

    Dreams of Love and Loss

     

    Tears

    14 minutes

    Drama

    Germany

    Directed by Miriam Dehne

    In Belle Èpoque Berlin, everybody wants to be a star. A declaration of love to Alice Guy-Blaché, first female filmmaker of the world.

     

    Sine Condicion Amoris (Unconditional Love)

    32 minutes

    Romance / Fantasy

    New Zealand

    Directed By: Luke Bonjers

    The lives of a solitary young scientist and the girl he loves take a strange turn after he uses his latest experiment to save her life.

     

    Falling Stars

    25 minutes

    Drama

    Germany

    Directed by Miriam Dehne

    What is it, if someone lives your dream? The Young trapeze artists Zoe and Julius are the stars in a small Vaudeville-Varieté. But this sudden ends, when the mysterious Billy appears.

    Tears / Falling Stars Filmmaker Q&A

     

     

    1:00PM

    The Andes Hotel

    SHORTS Program A

     

    BLACK ROOM

    6 minutes

    Drama

    Poland

    Directed By: Bartłomiej Skupień

    A man who has enough of existence in the modern world is looking for a way to find a peace and happiness.

     

    Mr. Not Too Bad

    8 minutes

    Comedy

    USA

    Directed by Peter Matsoukas

    A not too bad guy has a bad day and learns what's good for him.

     

    Sac de Merde

    13 minutes

    Comedy

    USA

    Directed by Greg Chwerchak

    Based on a true story, "Sac de Merde" tells the tale of Mazel Mankewicz, an unlucky-in-love yet irrationally optimistic New Yorker who thinks her luck has changed when she spends the night with the man of her dreams.

     

    Dirty Old Man

    10 minutes

    Comedy

    USA

    Directed by Sam Avery

    Dirty Old Man is a short film based on the comedy of the late-great Rodney Dangerfield and tells the story of an older man who continues to make inappropriate jokes to pretty women at the gym after receiving his final warning from the manager.

     

    Sunday in the Park with doG

    7 minutes

    Animation

    USA

    Directed by Robert Rosenbaum

    While enjoying a sandwich on a relaxing day in the park, a high-strung Guy has a chance meeting with a very zen, three-legged doG, who may or may not be... an existentialist.

     

    Forgotten Country

    10 minutes

    Drama

    USA

    Directed by Eric Unverzagt

    Two grieving siblings break into the house of the Doctor they believe didn't provide enough care for their recently deceased brother. Things go wrong when the doctor comes home unexpectedly.

     

    The Cleaner

    3 minutes

    Comedy

    USA

    Directed by Demitra Papadinis

    A woman must face all the challenges and terrors caused by an imminent visit from her mother.

     

    Palookas

    10 minutes

    Comedy

    USA

    Directed by Prado Mukherji

    Three people are pulling off the robbery of a lifetime. Except that they are unappreciated literary journalists, the setting is a dingy magazine shop, and two of them are in the midst of a painful breakup.

     

    Forgotten Country, The Cleaner & Palookas Filmmakers Q&A

     

     

    2:00PM

    Streamside Yoga Studio

    Barren and Empty the Sea

    1 hour 32 minutes

    Drama / Fantasy

    Spain

    Directed by Lucas Parnes & Jesus Serna

    When Esteban wakes up no one recognizes him. They say he has been missing for days. Esteban tries to convince his acquaintances of the opposite. Suddenly there's an accident. Esteban is not Esteban anymore, but a stranger that arrives in his village.

     

     

    3:00PM

    Wayside Cider

    The Films of Larry Fessenden


    Manitou Valley - short

    2 minutes

    Animation

    USA

    Directed by Larry Fessenden

    Teaser for an animated series based on characters from Larry Fessenden’s film Wendigo.

     

    Wendigo

    1 hour 31 minutes

    Horror / Thriller

    USA

    Directed by Larry Fessenden

    An urban couple and their 8-year old encounter horrors in the country, real and imagined.

     

    The Last Winter

    1 hour 41 minutes

    Horror / Thriller

    USA

    Directed by Larry Fessenden

    In Arctic Alaska a team of oil explorers succumb to an unknowable fear.

     

    Larry Fessenden Q&A

     

     

    3:00PM

    The Andes Hotel

    Summers with Helen

    1 hour 12 minutes

    Documentary

    USA

    Directed By: Elaine Mayes

    A conceptual documentary about two older women on summer vacations in the Catskills. One of these women is Helen Levitt (1912 - 2009), a well-known artist photographer and filmmaker.

     

     

    4:00PM

    Streamside Yoga Studio

    DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

     

    found family footage

    10 minutes

    Documentary

    Directed By: Eric J Moore

    Some time ago, the filmmaker received a box of 50-year-old 8mm films and one roll of degraded reel to reel audio, revealing an intact family he never knew existed.

     

    A Soldier's Dream: The Milt Feldman Story

    50 minutes

    Documentary

    USA

    Directed By: Eduardo Montes-Bradley

    An intimate portrait of POW captured at The Battle of The Bulge who stood proud as an American Jew in the face of his Nazi captors.

     

    All Appliance

    13 minutes

    Documentary

    USA

    Directed by Chuka Umunna

    Roy and Jack Vanasco are two brothers who enlisted and fought during World War Two. Upon their return to their native Brooklyn, they opened an appliance repair store--All Appliance Refrigerator Company.

     

     

    5:00PM

    The Andes Hotel

    DOUBLE FEATURE: Brothers & Finish Line

     

    Brothers

    16 minutes

    Documentary

    USA

    Directed by Jack Ballo

    Broke and alone, two brothers who drank away their inheritance start a new life together in the woods of New Jersey while trying to put their troubled past behind them.

     

    Finish Line: The Rise and Demise of Off-Track Betting

    57 minutes

    Documentary

    USA

    Directed by Joseph Fusco

    The first documentary about the fallout from the closure of New York City's famed Off-Track Betting system.

    Filmmaker Q&A: Finish Line: The Rise and Demise of Off-Track Betting

     

     

    5:45 PM

    Streamside Yoga Studio

    Calm In Chaos

    1 hour 4 minutes

    Documentary

    Canada

    Directed by Tracey April Cochrane

    A documentary about first responders and PTSD. The People interviewed are from diverse backgrounds and locations, emphasizing the universal importance of the topic and message.

     

     

    7:00PM

    The Andes Hotel

    Surviving Home

    1 hour 25 minutes

    Documentary

    USA

    Directed By: Jillian Moul, Matthew Moul

    The incredible eight year journey of U.S. military veterans from four generations as they discover unique ways to overcome post-war challenges, transforming their lives and continuing their service to others.

     

     

    7:30PM

    Wayside Cider

    Filmmaker Party & Awards