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6th NYC Independent Film Festival Runs Oct 12-18

(released 10/8/2015)


The NYC Independent Film Festival, now in its sixth year, runs October 12-18.  There will be over 300 films from around the globe as well as panels, seminars, and networking events.

There are seminars and panels on distribution, directing, acting, writing, financing, cinematography, and more.  On October 17, there is a seminar Women in Film: Diversity, Relationships and Growth.  Natalie Gee will lead a discussion on diversity in the industry with Alex Cirillo of Big Vision Empty Wallet, Leah Meyerhoff of Film Fatales, Terry Lawler of New York Women in Film & TV, and Hye Hun Park of Hey Yun.

There is an exhaustive amount of local productions screening at the festival.  Here's a shot at listing them:

A New York Pair by Christophe Averlan
Karaoke King by Lukatz Pruchnik and Marco Shalma
Alive and Well by Andrew Duncan
Ante Mortem by Marco Shalma
Barrio Boy by Dennis Shinners
Beautiful Meat by Ronald Riqueros
Beast of Burden by Mateo Salcedo Cancino
Blade#1 by Zuzka Kurtz
By Spoon! The Jay Meisel Story by Anthony Desiato
Chosen Family by Neha Gautam
Clingy by Michael Grand
Completely Normal by Robert Vornkahl
Dark by Nick Basile
Daniel Gordon Gets Physical by Wesley Miller, Rafael Salazar, and Ava Wiland
Dive by Nicole Haran
Donor by Randy Spence
Falling Apples by Tyler Doehring
First Degree by Roger Weisberg
Get Happy by Manoj Annadurai
John Dablovski: Reality TV Star by Gerard Zarra
Kid Cohen by Christopher McKenna
Late by Christi Bertelsen
Lords of BSV by Maria Soccor
Losers by Carlos Del Rosario
Making Noize by Holly Kaplan
Moving On by Marcia Fields and Mike Spear
Neighbors by Annie Fung
New York Vet by Megumi Smiros
P.S. 432 by Elizabeth Nichols
Self Medicated: a film about art by Ethan Minsker
Shadowboxing by Joshua Durham
Specials by Georgi Richardson
The Dickumentary by Sofian Khan
Thick Air by Meredith Dobbs
Unafraid: Voices from the Crime Victims Treatment Center by Karin Venegas
Unsung Ingenues by Julia Collier
West 4th St: Portrait of a Park by Simeon Soffer
Why We Stay by Crystal Kayiza

Visit the festival website for dates and times of the screenings and events: www.nycindieff.com.  All of the panels and screenings take place at Producers Club at 358 W. 44th Street in Manhattan.




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