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9th Annual Queens World Film Festival Opening Night
at the
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE

MARCH 21, 2019

event sponsored by

7:00 pm
Networking and Photos

7:30 pm
OPENING NIGHT PROGRAM
WELCOME BY THE FESTIVAL DIRECTORS
Don Cato and Katha Cato


2019 SPIRIT OF QUEENS HONOREES
Nancy Kelly
Kenji Yamamoto
David Schwartz

Screening

WORLDLY VISION - Seven films that take us from the profane to the sublime, from the forbidden to the celebrated, reminding us that IDEAS are welcome in Queens.


Sluggish Life
Directed by: Mohsen Mehri Deravi (Iran)
A man lives alone in a dark house between millions of eggs

Margeurite
SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION) 2019 OSCAR NOMINEE
Directed by: Marianne Farley (Montreal Quebec)
French with subtitles. An elderly woman lives alone with her health aide.

Deeply Absurd Lucidity
Directed by: Sammy Sayed (Egypt)
A man trapped in a limbo of absurd and randomly projected visions that seem to be driven by an obscure shapeshifter who has hacked into his mental and emotional intelligence.

TSAR BOMBA
Directed by: Oskar Rosetti (Switzerland )
Irina, a hard-working single mom, lives with her only son Ivan, 19 years old, who she discovers has done some bad things.

Spacefarer
Directed by: Aaron Lehmann (USA)
Spacefarer is the story of a young boy, Ethan, who is obsessed with leaving Earth via a spaceship he has built in the forest by his home.

Awakening
Directed by: L.E. Salas (USA)
Awakening is a social change, transformative documentary and the 7th in The Prayer Cycle anthology series

Shit Head Fuck Face
Directed by: Elliot Cowan (USA )
Shithead Fuckface and other bad things

MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
SUMNER REDSTONE THEATER
36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106


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