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Saturday, August 10th

8:45pm-10:30pm

Under Covers (NY), The Conniver, the Backbiter, the Louse, & the Rogues (NJ), Jamaal: Through The Lens (NY), Lockdown (NY), Whiteout (NY), 605 Adults 304 Children (CA), Spring ‘99/Summer ’00 (NJ), That Doe Zone (NY), Heroines (NY), A Long Way From Home (NY).

Under Covers

On the night of a lunar eclipse, we uncover the sweet, salacious, and spooky secrets of a small town. From a pigtailed psychopath to naughty nuns and everything in between, this stop motion animated film conjures a comforting thought: that weird is relative.

Director(s): 

Michaela Olsen

Narrative - Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance

Genre:  

7m

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United States

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NY

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The Conniver, the Backbiter, the Louse, & the Rogues

In 1977 Queens, New York, Donnie tries to square up his debts with one drug dealer by working with a different drug dealer to scam the mafia's drug dealers.

Director(s): 

Tyler Doehring

Narrative - Crime, Comedy

Genre:  

12m

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United States

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NJ

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Key Cast:  

Tosin Morohunfola, Spencer Lott, Alex Salamat, Erik LaPointe

Jamaal: Through The Lens

A young man from the South Bronx discovers photography as his way to escape his past history of abuse and neglect.

Director(s): 

Ian Phillips

Documentary

Genre:  

12m

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United States

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NY

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Lockdown

Struggling with feelings for her best friend, 14 year-old Marie stages an almost perfect plan.

Director(s): 

Logan George, Celine Held

Narrative - Drama, Coming of Age

Genre:  

12m

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Key Cast:  

Allegra Leguizamo, Sarah Lynne

Whiteout

When a young couple encounters a strange old man wandering in a snowstorm, they must decide if he needs their help, or if he has more sinister intentions.

Director(s): 

Lance Edmands

Narrative - Suspense, Drama, Thriller, Comedy

Genre:  

12m

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United States

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ME

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Key Cast:  

Sarah Tihany, David Call, Patrick M Walsh Jr

605 Adults 304 Children

An immersive and intimate documentary filmed entirely by The Peoples Temple in Jonestown.

Director(s): 

Michael Mahaffie

Documentary

Genre:  

14m

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United States

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CA

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Spring '99 / summer '00

A young man investigates his brother's disappearance.

Director(s): 

Wyatt Thompson

Narrative

Genre:  

4m

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United States

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NJ

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That Doe Zone

I have to tell you something but I'm not sure how you're gonna react.

Director(s): 

Harrison Atkins

Narrative

Genre:  

7m

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United States

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Key Cast:  

Caroline Hebert, Chloe Searcy

HEROINES

Nina is a young introspective girl blossoming to understand the world. During a babysitting session her crass middle-aged neighbor explains to Nina through twisted allegories the world of intimacy and love.

Director(s): 

Katia Badalian

Narrative - Dramedy

Genre:  

7m

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United States

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CA

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Key Cast:  

Anna Khaja, Sage Adler

A Long Way From Home

In an old western tavern, the fate of a town is about to change when an outsider arrives and doesn’t have the money to pay for a glass of water.

Director(s): 

Andy Tai, Eduardo Enriquez

Narrative - Western

Genre:  

4m

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United States

Country:  

NY

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Key Cast:  

Andy Tai, Justin Rivenbark, Zack Lydon

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Tel: 732-344-0946

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