All-Day Pass $ 25.00
Morning Session: 10:00AM - 12:15PM $ 12.00
Afternoon Session: 1:15PM - 6:00PM $ 15.00
Please note that the last film of the morning session "Extremis" is inappropriate for young children due to subject matter about terminal illness and end of life choices. We will allow time for families to leave in between "Borrowed Time" and "Extremis". "Borrowed Time" ends around 11:50AM.
Pearl – dir. Patrick Osborne, USA, 6 minutes (Animated)
PEARL follows a girl and her dad as they crisscross the country chasing their dreams.
Piper – dir. Alan Barillaro, USA, 6 minutes (Animated)
The new short from Pixar Animation Studios tells the story of a hungry sandpiper hatchling.
Sing – dir. Kristof Deak, Hungary, 25 minutes (Live Action)
Zsofi sings in her new school’s famous choir but the choir director may not be the inspirational teacher everyone thinks she is.
Joe’s Violin – dir. Kahane Cooperman, USA, 24 minutes (Doc) - FROM MONTCLAIR
During a drive to donate musical instruments to public schools, 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joseph Feingold offers his beloved violin, which he has played for more than 70 years.
Borrowed Time – dirs. Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj, USA, 7 minutes (Animated)
A weathered sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget.
The following film is inappropriate for young children.
Extremis – dir. Dan Krauss, USA, 24 minutes (Doc) - NOT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN.
At the Intensive Care Unit, palliative care specialist Dr. Jessica Zitter treats terminally ill patients and tries to help the patients and their loved ones make critical, often heartbreaking decisions.
LUNCH BREAK: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
La Femme et la TGV – dir. Timo von Gunten, Switzerland, 30 minutes (Live Action)
Elise Lafontaine has a secret routine. Every morning and evening for many years, she has been waving at the express train that passes her house. One fateful day, she finds a letter from the train conductor in her garden. The story is inspired by true events and stars César Award nominee Jane Birkin.
Blind Vaysha – dir. Theodore Ushev, Canada, 8 minutes (Animated)
Vaysha is not like other young girls; her left eye sees only the past. Her right, only the future. Like a terrible curse, Vaysha’s split vision prevents her from living in the present.
Watani: My Homeland – dir. Marcel Mettelsiefen, 39 minutes (Doc)
After their father is captured by ISIS in Aleppo, Syria, four young children and their mother flee to Goslar, Germany.
4.1 Miles – dir. Daphne Matziaraki, USA, 22 minutes (Doc)
Kyriakos Papadopoulos, a captain in the Greek Coast Guard, is caught in the struggle of refugees fleeing the Middle East and traveling the short distance from the coast of Turkey to the island of Lesbos.
Afternoon Break 3:00 - 3:15
Timecode – dir. Juanjo Gimenez Pena, Spain, 15 minutes (Live Action)
Luna and Diego are the parking lot security guards. They examine the timecodes of time punching cards. One day the timecode reveals dancing.
Silent Nights – dir. Aske Bang, Denmark, 30 minutes (Doc)
Inger volunteers at a homeless shelter and falls in love with the illegal immigrant Kwame. When Kwame moves in with Inger they are happy for a while… until the day when Kwame’s mobile phone reveals everything about his life in Ghana.
Pear Brandy and Cigarettes – dir. Robert Valley, Canada and UK, 35 minutes (Animated)
Drink and smoke...that's what Techno Stypes really liked to do. And fight. He was in no condition to fight. He was sick, really sick. His father had given me two clear instructions: 1. Get Techno to stop drinking long enough to receive the liver transplant, and 2. Get him back home to Vancouver. This was not going to be easy.
The White Helmets – dir. Orlando von Einsiedel, 41 minutes (Doc)
In the chaos of war-torn Syria, unarmed and neutral civilian volunteers known as "the white helmets" comb through the rubble after bombings to rescue survivors.
Ennemis Interieurs – dir. Selim Aazzazi, France, 28 minutes (Live Action)
An interview at a local police station turns into an inquisition during which a French-Algerian born man sees himself accused of protecting the identities of possible terrorists.