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2017 EDITION FILM LINEUP

all films by Thematic Block


OPENING NIGHT
Something old is new again

7:00 PM VIP Pre-Screening Reception, Film Screenings start at 8pm.

  7:00 PM | TUESDAY MARCH 14 | MoMI - Redstone


NEPAL 3.0
Two films that take a look at both the traditions and the modern elements in today's Nepal.

  3:30 PM | WEDNESDAY MARCH 15 | Zukor


LOVE TRIANGLES
Two films, two sets of complicated relationships.

  6:00 PM | WEDNESDAY MARCH 15 | Zukor


DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST
Ms. Dash's masterpiece is the story of an island family, descendants of escaped slaves, living off the Southern coast of the US in 1902. Superb performances, cinematography, music and touches of magical realism, grace this unforgettable film. The screening is followed by a conversation with Ms. Dash hosted by a special guest.

  7:00 PM | WEDNESDAY MARCH 15 | MoMI - Redstone


ADAPTATION
I am what I am and We are what We are.

  8:15 PM | WEDNESDAY MARCH 15 | Zukor


CHILLER THRILLER
Expect the unexpected in these two gems. For mature audiences.

  10:15 PM | WEDNESDAY MARCH 15 | Zukor


THE RISING TIDE
Two films that examine the struggles and victories of making a new life.

  2:30 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | Zukor


OUTSIDERS
Two films that ask what is the cost for being 'IN'?

  3:30 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | MoMI - Bartos


IS JUSTICE SERVED?
Two films with an up close and personal opinion on racial profiling.

  5:00 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | Zukor


IT'S ALL OF US
Two films that focus on the schism between reality and responsibility.

  5:30 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | MoMI - Bartos


WHAT IS THAT?!?
Three films that challenge perspectives.

  6:00 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | MoMI - Redstone


THE IMMIGRANT
Four simple and beautiful stories about what happens when homelands change.

  7:00 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | Zukor


PAWO
Hero or Warrior? A Tibetan Romance.

  7:30 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | MoMI - Bartos


SEARCHERS
Two films that ask you to look beneath the surface.

  8:00 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | MoMI - Redstone


LATE BLOSSOM BLUES
A hard-working poor black man from the Mississippi backwoods becomes an internationally acclaimed Blues star after he releases his debut album at age 81.

  9:00 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | Zukor


MORE MYSELF THAN I EVER WAS
Four incredible films that remind us that sometimes we must learn what we already know.

  10:45 PM | THURSDAY MARCH 16 | Zukor


AH, ART IS!
Two films letting us know from here to Ireland, the impulse to create burns brightly despite all odds.

  12:00 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | Zukor


FINDING ONE'S SELF
Two films that suggest that it's hard to outrun sexual bias.

  2:00 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | Zukor


TRUTH AND LIES
Two films that rip the mask off of racism and bias.

  3:00 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | MoMI - Bartos


FALSE FRONTS
Two films ask if any of us are who everyone else thinks we are?

  4:15 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | Zukor


SOCIETY'S BETRAYAL
Four films that ask "Where does perception end and deception begin?"

  5:00 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | MoMI - Redstone


SOUL SURFING
Six short films that present the hardest of choices.

  5:15 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | MoMI - Bartos


LOCAL EXPRESS
Five short films from New York Filmmakers.

  6:30 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | Zukor


BEGIN AGAIN
Five shorts that remind us that when comrades fall, life must go on.

  7:15 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | MoMI - Bartos


FINISHERS
Three short films that recognize women who stuck it out.

  8:15 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | Zukor


AREA
A Narrative Feature about prostitutes, poverty, politics, redemption....and kid pimps.

  10:15 PM | FRIDAY MARCH 17 | Zukor


CHILDREN OF HIP HOP
A feature film about loving and living in the Bronx.

  11:00 AM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | Zukor


THIS LAND IS!
Two films taking a look at the earth's resources.

  12:30 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | MoMI - Bartos


AT ANY COST
Three films that ask: What would you do to stay together?

  1:15 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | Zukor


EPIPHANY SQUARED
Five worldly shorts to remind you that maturity at any age, is difficult.

  2:45 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | MoMI - Bartos


LOVE BITES
Two films that reminds us that the heart has teeth.

  3:15 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | Zukor


TWISTED LOVE STORIES
Six dynamic films, six bruises.

  5:00 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | MoMI - Bartos


THE PROMISE
Come taste this fine wine feature documentary about rebuilding Serbian wine tradition.

  5:15 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | Zukor


KANDY KRUSH
Analogue or digital, fun has come a long way.

  5:30 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | MoMI - Redstone


BIAS AND BULLSHIT
What about either of those two words do you not understand?

  7:00 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | Zukor


WHAT'S INSIDE INSIDE?
Seven provocatively engaging shorts about what makes us tic and talk.

  7:15 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | MoMI - Bartos


SCUMBAG
"The Wolf of Wallstreet" meets "Kids" starring every punk legend since the 70s'.

  8:00 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | MoMI - Redstone


GOOD GRIEF
Four stunning shorts from around the world that remind us that the end doesn't mean it's over.

  9:15 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | Zukor


THE NOTORIOUS LATE SHOW
Two films, double the 'What the Flock' factor.

  10:27 PM | SATURDAY MARCH 18 | Zukor


ON THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER
A documentary about a river trip that crosses environmental issues.

  10:30 AM | SUNDAY MARCH 19 | Zukor


RELATIVITY
Two films that confirm that there is no such thing as a free lunch.

  12:30 PM | SUNDAY MARCH 19 | MoMI - Bartos


SURFACE TENSION
Three reminders that we are to be caretakers....not takers.

  12:30 PM | SUNDAY MARCH 19 | Zukor


CHEATERS
Five shorts to remind you that you must Google everyone or you deserve what you get.

  2:30 PM | SUNDAY MARCH 19 | MoMI - Bartos


AND WE RISE
Two films that assure us that we are better together.

  3:00 PM | SUNDAY MARCH 19 | Zukor


SH*T HAPPENS
Six films with unintended consequences.

  4:30 PM | SUNDAY MARCH 19 | MoMI - Bartos


QUEENS CORNER
Close out the festival with these Queens Filmmakers in the glorious Redstone.

  4:30 PM | SUNDAY MARCH 19 | MoMI - Redstone


ABOUT THAT WALL
These two films go deeper than the surface politics of oppression.

  5:15 PM | SUNDAY MARCH 19 | Zukor




   

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