Anthology Film Archives New Filmmakers NY Series Continues; Program thru April 18

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The Anthology Film Archvies continues its NewFilmmakers NY series. The NewFilmmakers NY Series screens at Anthology Film Archives on the Lower East Side at 32 Second Avenue & 2nd Street. Tickets for The Spring Series at NewFilmmakers NY are only $6 and are available at the Anthology Box Office the night of screening. Visit NewFilmmakers.com for more information.

Below are the upcoming screenings today through April 18.

Saturday, April 14:

6:00 PM Documentary Series

Edith Stephen PARADISE DERANGED
Paradise Deranged is a documentary about loss and change.

7:15 PM Short Film Program

Nathan Marcus MENTAL PATIENCE
A mental patient enjoys freedom for a day in New York City.

Preston Miller BORTE, QUEEN OF TIBET
A spiritual journey into the delusions of a very sick mind and its eventual recovery, I hope my film 'Borte, Queen of Tibet' opens a discussion on mental illness and treatment.

Nathan Zen-sapien THE P.A.C.T.
A group of mobile mental health care workers set out to prevent a tragedy from reoccurring.

8:30 PM First Feature Presentation

Kurtis David Harder CODY FITZ
A look into the appearance of a person verses the true individual. Following three young adults who've moved out on their own; Tom, coming from a wealthy background, he seems to have it all together.

10:15 PM Second Feature Presentation

Nathaniel Katzman I DON'T WANT TO KILL MYSELF
When James fakes a suicide attempt to get his friend out of a DUI, he is forced into an out-patient program for suicidal people, where he must convince everyone, including himself, that he doesn't actually want to kill himself.

Sunday, April 15:

6:00 PM First Short Program

Holly Buechel SPEED OF FENCING
Behind the bullet, the tip of a fencing blade is the second fastest-moving object in Olympic sports. 'Speed of Fencing' captures the grace and movements of New York's top epee fencers.

Gabrielle Lansner WISHING...
Man, woman, longing, desire, memory…reality or dream? All are evoked in a series of kinetic snap shots and romantic drama sequences.

Lauren Patrice Nadler ONE LAST SHOT
A teenage boy tries to reverse some bullying incidents that haunt him at school before it's too late.

Avivit Bar-Yosef BABY GRAND
Baby Grand tells the story of Carmel, a young girl, who during her glory days as a pianist discovers that there is a little man inside her piano. Years later, after she has stopped playing, she and her father are moving away.

Weston Middleton CIVIL
The Year is 1865. The country stands divided. War rages on the battlefields and in the hearts of men. For one Confederate soldier, his loyalty is tested. For God. For Country.

7:00 PM Second Short Program

Rebecca Eskreis NOODLING
The only person not impressed by the Ramsey family’s Noodling legacy in the small town of Paul’s Valley, Oklahoma is Jenna Ramsey, 14.

Lara Celenza MIRAGES
We are candles. We are meant to burn - to follow the trail of love.

Brian Goodwin PB&J
Petey Boyle, work-starved owner and founder of 'PB&J Inc.', has grown sick of slow business, high taxes, and lazy employees.

Gleb Osatinski PISCES OF AN UNCONSCIOUS MIND
A man walks from his office, off a cliff, finding himself at the sea where he catches a thought,then takes it back with him to the reality of his city.

8:00 PM Feature Presentation

Joey Huertas GIRLSTORIES
GIRLSTORIES is re-interpretation of the ABC Afterschool Specials of the late 1970's. The film examines the current plight of our U.S. educational system, and the effects that educational budget cuts are having on State funded art and special educational programming.

Wednesday, April 18, Short Film Nite:

6:00 PM Documentary Series

William Head WE ARE ILLUMINATED
Night is bright in the city.

Maryanne Galvin URBAN ODYSSEY
Chronicling four seasons of unplugged, outdoor adventures in greater Boston, MA, via three inner city teens and three retirees, the film prompts electronics users to go outside.

7:15 PM Short Film Program

Tijana Petrovic BACK TO LAND
Back to Land is a meditation on the sight of a blue whale beached on a California shore. The film observes the onlookers and the nature of their looking.

Elizabeth Henry SUSAN'S HORSES
As a horse moves through space, it reminds us of what we've been missing. As a horse stands in place, it reminds us of what we are.

Jared Varava TUMBLEWEED!
The true and historically accurate tale of one tumbleweed that did not tumble.

Kim Sheridan WHAT'S UP?
A small film crew looks up at the sky and contemplates what's really going on with our environment.

Joshua Fry THE APPROACH
Mixing live action and CG animation, The Approach juxtaposes elements of past experiences with the weather, the Ohio landscape, and the sea, creating an emotional and personal response to these forces and exploring their sublime qualities.

Joe Fenstermaker THE MODERN MYSTERY OF GREEN MAN
The Modern Mystery of Green Man observes Green Man creating wonder throughout New York City while revealing an intimate portrait of Tom, the man who assumes Green Man's posture in public. Born out of the crook of a tree Green Man explores and experiences.

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