Ride the Wave

Documentary Features

Saturday, August 15th

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2PM - 3:15PM

Ride the Wave

When Scott Chesney was 15 years old he woke up paralyzed. Over the last 33 years since he has been on a journey to inspire others and this latest journey takes place in the Atlantic ocean at the Jersey Shore.

Directed by: 

Kevin Nulty, Nick Binder

Drama, inspirational

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55m

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Scott Chesney

Miracle Fishing

In 1994, an American journalist named Tom Hargrove was kidnapped outside his home in Cali, Colombia by armed men in ski masks. His wife Susan and two adult sons Miles and Geddie were forced to negotiate directly for his release. Tom's eldest son Miles began a video diary capturing the negotiations, and 25 years later, he revisited the footage to turn his diary into a documentary.

Directed by: 

Miles Hargrove

Documentary, Thriller, Politics

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106m

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Susan Hargrove, Tom Hargrove, Geddie Hargrove, Robert Clerx, Claudia Greiner, Uli Greiner

Hungry To Learn

This documentary introduces the faces behind an American crisis -- college students so strapped to pay tuition that they don’t have enough money to eat or a place to live.

Directed by: 

Geeta Gandbhir

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90m

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NJ

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Shaquara Peters- Lehman College Student, Sara Goldrick-Rab- Professor Temple University, Isabella Moles- Susquehanna University Student , Joey Galan- Montclair State University Student, Eve Brescia- Montclair State University Student

Mentally Al

A character study of, “the funniest comedian you’ve never heard of,” and an exploration of how we define artistic success, MENTALLY AL follows Al Lubel, a former Star Search grand champion as he struggles to get by, perpetually broke and sleeping on friends couches, as he continues to pursue his artistic dreams into his sixties.

Directed by: 

Joshua Edelman

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90m

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Al Lubel, Judd Apatow, Andy Kindler, Sarah Silverman, Kevin Nealon

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