The NewFilmmakers NY Series Screens at Anthology Film Archives
The NewFilmmakers NY Series screens at Anthology Film Archives on the Lower East Side at 32 Second Avenue & 2nd Street. Tickets for the whole evening at NewFilmmakers NY are only $6 and are available at the Anthology Box Office the night of screening.
Visit NewFilmmakers.com for more information.6:00 PM Documentary Series
Shanna Maurizi HOW TO MAKE IT IN FILMMAKING
The story of irrepressibly ambitious Brooklyn director Ari Taub and the community that surrounds him. His strategy to get noticed by Hollywood is to make a war movie, period accurate, in three languages. So he embarks on a ten year odyssey of guerrila filmmaking along the way confronting cultutal ideas of success and how one should (and shouldn't) achieve it!
7:00 PM Short Film Program
Alberto Cabrera Bernal CONTRA EL CINE
Through the use of found footage from an assortment of sources, fiction films and documentaries, those moments in which actors turn their backs to the camera are shown, making the film a clear agression to narrative cinema.
Catherine Andre CHASING A PARAGON
Jeff is forced to evaluate the way he lives life in a film that explores the misguided belief that love is the result of perfection.
Holle Singer BANG
A Real Man encounters the dangers of the hunt and his own fantasies when he sees a Beautiful Woman at the theater. Sometimes the greatest dramas are within our own minds.
Erik Spink CINCH MARKS
Cinch Marks: Minute scratches on film surface caused by slippage between turns of a loose roll.
Stephanie Owens HOLLYWOOD
A woman's desire to be seen is achieved as a filmmaker investigates her routine, interests, and hobbies, all of which express her passion for Hollywood.
Rebecca Rocheford Davies DREAM THE LIFE
In this short comedy, a bad-boy Aussie actor returns home to shoot a low-budget feature and his world collides with a small-town waitress thrusting their lives onto a new and bumpy road.
8:30 PM Feature Presentation
Elana Mugdan DIRECTOR'S CUT
Director's Cut is the story of Cassie Thompson, a college dropout and ex-film student who is tired of being disrespected and downtrodden. In a subconscious effort to turn her life around, she decides to make a movie. The only problem is the movie is impossible for her to film without a $100 million budget, and her cast and crew are neurotic and inexperienced, to say the least.