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NewFilmmakers Welcomes Staten Island Filmmakers

(released 11/23/2007)


On Wednesday, November 28th, the NewFilmmakers will be celebrating Staten Island with The Staten Island Filmmakers Coalition. This is their third screening at NewFilmmakers.

The evenings program is as follows:

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS DOCUMENTARY SERIES

Sarah Shively - Contemplating Emily (2007, 15 Minutes, Mini DV)

Gregorio Smith - What Birds Eat (2007, 8 Minutes, Mini DV)

Kimbra Emberly - The Artist (2007, 15 Minutes, Mini DV)

Lance Reha - Dark Reflections (2007, 21 Minutes, Mini DV)

7:10PM NEWFILMMAKERS FILM PROGRAM

Leah Meyerhoff - Twitch (2006, 10 Minutes, 16MM)
A Student Academy Awards finalist, Twitch tells the poignant story of a young girl torn between two worlds: her domestic life where she must care for her wheelchair-bound mother and her escape into the emerging world of sexuality with her eager, hormone-addled boyfriend.

Andrew William Flores - Liar's Pendulum (2007, 94 min, Mini DV)
A psychological thriller set in the fictitious city of Johanna during the next Great Depression. An ex-cop-turned-private investigator/ bounty hunter is on the run from just about everyone. He is about to get his hands on top-secret, stolen research technology, which he needs to get to a benevolent order of scientists before it gets into the wrong hands.

9:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS SPECIAL PRESENTATION

A DAN AMONST DANS RETURNS (LIVE SHOW)

A Dan Amongst Dans is a comedy troupe based in Staten Island, NY. With backgrounds in film and video production, the group combines sketch comedy videos with live performances. They have been featured at venues throughout New York and New Jersey, including the College of Staten Island, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Anthology Film Archives, and The Stone Pony. In 2005 the group released their first dvd, featuring over an hour of original sketch comedy. Learn more at www.adanamongstdans.com.

The NewFilmmakers screen regularly at the Anthology Film Archives at 32 Second Avenue in Manhattan. For more info, go to www.newfilmmakers.com.



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