Festival of Cinema NYC — PICTURE PREVIEW


August 4-13, 2023


Regal UA Midway & Forest Hills Library
Forest Hills, Queens


$  0  +

For more information and tickets visit the Festival of Cinema NYC website.

Where Is The Lie? Dir. Quark Henares
Tales of Babylon Dir. Pelayo De Lario
Paris is in Harlem Dir. Christina Kallas
Fire Bones Dir. Greg Brownderville & Bart Weiss
A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints Dir. Dito Montiel
Waiting for the Light to Change Dir. Linh Tran
Sibel's Silence Dir. Aly Yeganeh
Good Side of Bad Dir. Alethea Root
Disfluency Dir. Anna Baumgarten

A spokesperson describes the film festival as follows:

"...the film festival embraces the idea of not simply screening our films and celebrating our filmmakers, but underlining the ‘festival’ in 'film festival’, by emphasizing the connection of filmmaker to audience member..."

Film Festival Schedule:


Paris is in Harlem                        
Director: Christina Kallas
Country: USA; Running Time: 110 min

Director: Miguel Gallardo
Country: USA; Running Time: 7 min


Director: Anna Baumgarten
Country: USA; Running Time: 96 min

Director: John Cappello
Country: USA; Running Time: 14 min


A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints (2006)
Director: Dito Montiel
Country: USA, Running Time: 100 min

Fire Bones                         
Directors: Greg Brownderville, Bart Weiss
Country: USA; Running Time: 90 min


Boys at Twenty --World Premiere
Director: Isaac Dell
Country: USA; Running Time: 76 min

Crash the System                        
Director: Kamal Ahmed
Country: USA; Running Time: 75 min

Director: Kurt St.Thomas
Country: USA; Running Time: 82 min

Ghosts of the Void                          
Director: Jason Miller
Country: USA; Running Time: 91 min

The Goldsmith                     
Director: Vincenzo Ricchiuto
Country: Italy; Running Time: 89 min

Good Side of Bad                           
Director: Alethea Root
Country: USA; Running Time: 96 min

Guy Friends                       
Director: Jonathan Smith
Country: USA; Running Time: 84 minMiss Viborg                        
Director: Marianne Blicher
Country: Denmark; Running Time: 100 min

Sibel's Silence -- North American Premiere
Director: Aly Yeganeh
Country: France; Running Time: 95 min

The Sound of Southside                     
Director: Tyrel Hunt
Country: USA; Running Time: 78 min

Director: Mars Roberge
Country: USA, Canada; Running Time: 108 min

Tales of Babylon --North American Premiere
Director: Pelayo De Lario
Country: UK; Running Time: 126 min

There´s No Place Like Home                          
Director: Puk Grasten
Country: Denmark; Running Time: 106 min

Waiting for the Light to Change                        
Director: Linh Tran
Country: USA; Running Time: 89 min

Where Is The Lie?                          
Director: Quark Henares
Country: Philippines; Running Time: 87 min


Aurora's Sunrise                       
Director: Inna Sahakyan
Country: Armenia, Germany, Lithuania; Running Time: 96 min

The Book of Harth                         
Director: Pierre Guillet
Country: USA; Running Time: 63 min

Copyright Infringement                  
Director: David Sabshon
Country: USA; Running Time: 105 min

Gotham: The Fall and Rise of New York                          
Director: Matthew Taylor
Country: USA; Running Time: 124 min

The Unseen Crisis: Vaccine Stories You Were Never Told --North American Premiere
Director: Cindy Drukier
Country: Canada; Running Time: 89 min


A Real Adventure                     
Director: Ingela Ogard
Country: Sweden; Running Time: 17 min

A Tiger in the Subway                        
Director: James Abrams
Country: USA; Running Time: 9 min

Aaron With 2 A's                           
Director: Michael Goldburg
Country: USA; Running Time: 17 min

Advantages of NOT Being in the Same Room                          
Director: Geoffrey Alexander Altrocchi
Country: USA; Running Time: 5 min

Adventures of the Fboys                         
Director: James C. Watson
Country: USA; Running Time: 10 min

The Ankou, the Child and the Bandits -- World Premiere
Director: Simon Vautier
Country: France; Running Time: 32 min

Another Day On 73rd St                            
Director: Michael Mendoza
Country: USA; Running Time: 21 min

Director: Alex Martins
Country: USA; Running Time: 9 min

Autumn Leaves Fall Far From Home -- North American Premiere
Director: Matthew Petti
Country: USA; Running Time: 11 min

Bondage on 14th Street -- World Premiere
Director: Jeffrey Johnson
Country: USA; Running Time: 4 min

Brenda and Billy (and the Pothos Plant)                        
Director: Dave Solomon
Country: USA; Running Time: 15 min

Bring it to the People                        
Director: Luis Palomino
Country: USA; Running Time: 36 min

Directors: Mateo Márquez, Allison Strong
Country: USA; Running Time: 3 min

The Ankou, the Child and the Bandits -- World Premiere
Director: Simon Vautier
Country: France; Running Time: 32 min

The Caddy                         
Director: Gabriel Beristain
Country: USA; Running Time: 15 min

Can't Get It Right                         
Director: Cierra Colier
Country: USA; Running Time: 4 min

Cold Eggs, Hot Coffee -- World Premiere
Director: Sam Adelman
Country: USA; Running Time: 3 min

Come Find Me                            
Director: Nela Wagman
Country: USA; Running Time: 13 min

The Coolest Club                          
Director: Sheng Ting Shen
Country: USA; Running Time: 13 min

The Coral Reef Chronicles                    
Director: Zhuoyin He
Country: USA; Running Time: 5 min

Cuando La Rumorosa Calla
Director: Patricia Montoya
Country: Mexico; Running Time: 16 min

Diversion (Politics of)                           
Director: Simon Heymans
Country: Belgium; Running Time: 17 min

Dogs In The Ocean -- World Premiere
Director: Gareth Francis Williams
Country: USA; Running Time: 3 min

Duane Bruton -- World Premiere
Director: Duane Bruton
Country: USA; Running Time: 4 min

Director: David Kodheli
Country: Albania; Running Time: 23 min

Events at Hemlock Manor                         
Director: Katie North
Country: USA; Running Time: 14 min

Faith in Blackness: An Exploration of AfroLatine Spirituality                  
Director: Charles Reynoso
Country: USA; Running Time: 27 min

Fear of Poetry --World Premiere
Directors: Marla Cotovsky, Nish Nishimura
Country: USA; Running Time: 4 min

Director: Angele Cooper
Country: USA; Running Time: 19 min

Finding Something You Lost -- World Premiere
Director: Eric Kwasnjuk
Country: USA; Running Time: 3 min

Fog of War                           
Director: Steven Lundgren
Country: USA; Running Time: 20 min



Forensic Psychologist -- World Premiere
Director: Bizhan Tong
Country: Hong Kong; Running Time: 32 min

Four Walls - Episode 1                             
Directors: Kgosana Monchusi, Menzi Mzimela, Juvaiś Dunn
Country: South Africa; Running Time: 6 min

From Chile to Canada: Media Herstories                    
Directors: Sarah Shamash, Sonia Medel
Country: Canada; Running Time: 16 min

Gareth Francis Williams                      
Director: Kim Hlavac
Country: USA; Running Time: 5 min

Good Grief                         
Director: Rob Sharp
Country: UK; Running Time: 10 min

Director: Melissa Rodriguez
Country: USA; Running Time: 15 min

How Did That Happen?!                      
Director: Laurence Shanet
Country: USA; Running Time: 27 min

Human Nature                        
Director: Michael Cutrone
Country: USA; Running Time: 15 min

The Hunt                          
Director: Yann Reuzeau
Country: France; Running Time: 23 min

I Could Eat                           
Director: Rick Bedrosian
Country: USA; Running Time: 28 min

Interviewing Guillaume Bogaert                       
Director: Fabrice Chan
Country: België; Running Time: 24 min

Kogershin -- North American Premiere
Director: Malik Zenger
Country: Kazakhstan; Running Time: 5 min

Director: Richard Lounello
Country: USA; Running Time: 26 min

Look Like You                           
Director: Snigdha Kapoor
Country: USA; Running Time: 13 min

Director: D.J. Higgins
Country: USA; Running Time: 14 min

Director: Adrian Carey
Country: USA; Running Time: 3 min

Miracle on 74th Street -- North American Premiere
Director: JT Doran
Country: USA; Running Time: 7 min

My First Car -- World Premiere
Director: Wendy Wilkins
Country: USA; Running Time: 7 min

My Foot Hurts                         
Director: Bjørn Johnson
Country: USA; Running Time: 3 min

My Holographic Heart                         
Director: Kai Brown
Country: USA; Running Time: 12 min

Naked Men in the Woods                         
Director: Paul Ploberger
Country: Austria; Running Time: 30 min

Director: Darshan Singh Bhuller
Country: USA; Running Time: 13 min

Nothing Happened                      
Director: Katya Yakubov
Country: USA; Running Time: 16 min

The Ocean Listens to No One -- World Premiere
Director: Jasiel Louison
Country: Iceland; Running Time: 19 min

Old T-Shirts                      
Director: Michelle O'Shea
Country: USA; Running Time: 4 min

The Online Shop                          
Director: Carsten Woike
Country: Germany; Running Time: 12 min

Director: Melissa Skirboll
Country: USA; Running Time: 15 min

Pearly Gates                         
Director: Loring Murtha
Country: USA; Running Time: 15 min

Pillow Talk                          
Director: David B. Jacobs
Country: USA; Running Time: 5 min

Radiant Ties
Directors: Conner De Mita, Logan Floyd
Country: USA; Running Time: 3 min

Director: Kit Reilly
Country: New Zealand; Running Time: 3 min

The Right Thing                         
Director: Fion Sin
Country: USA; Running Time: 4 min

Director: Thailer Fox
Country: USA; Running Time: 4 min

Roses in the Night                         
Director: Pencho Kunchev
Country: Bulgaria; Running Time: 11 min

Director: Zane
Country: Canada; Running Time: 3 min

The Scenario                      
Director: Evan Richards
Country: USA; Running Time: 13 min

Director: Samuel Crow
Country: USA; Running Time: 8 min

Sedition, Seduction, Militia, Production                    
Director: Michael Franco
Country: USA; Running Time: 4 min

Short Draft                         
Director: Spyridon Papaspyrou
Country: Greece; Running Time: 23 min

Snail Mail                          
Director: Jay Stern
Country: USA; Running Time: 6 min

Soldiers -- North American Premiere
Director: Zhaoshuai Wu
Country: China; Running Time: 29 min

Director: Jamin Mears
Country: USA; Running Time: 5 min

Sting Ray                           
Director: Joey Krulock
Country: USA; Running Time: 11 min

Subterranean Love (Olga)                        
Director: Robert Haufrecht
Country: USA; Running Time: 15 min

Director: Jordi Calvet
Country: Spain; Running Time: 14 min

The Third Defector                      
Director: John Gray
Country: USA; Running Time: 17 min

This City -- World Premiere
Director: Jeff LeBeau
Country: USA; Running Time: 2 min

The Torture Within                        
Director: Sean Martinez
Country: USA; Running Time: 38 min

Una Carta a Mis Hijas -- North American Premiere
Director: JT Doran
Country: USA; Running Time: 6 min

Whiskey Floats                        
Director: Rob Douthat
Country: USA; Running Time: 18 min

Why My Room Is Never Clean                         
Director: Sharice Lacson
Country: USA; Running Time: 4 min

Wicked Image                         
Director: Caitlin Scherer
Country: USA; Running Time: 9 min

Yellow Lines                         
Director: Megan Magee
Country: USA; Running Time: 13 min

Your Silent Face -- World Premiere
Director: Anna Capunay
Country: USA; Running Time: 19 min


Ann Arbor Pilot Vagina Dialogue                      
Writer: Richard Redlo

Writer: Cory Choy

Writer: Pablo Torroella

Lobby Card: Some Fabulous Rhapsody                      
Writer: Tom Morgan

Pickleball Killer                        
Writer: Jim Carroll

Real Heroes                        
Writer: Richard Hohenrath

The Reflections of Appletree Junction                      
Writer: Harvest Dawn Bellante

Writer: Jennifer Anderson

Searching for Shadow                        
Writer: Marie Smalley

Shepherds Gone Wild                          
Writer: Joey Maranto

Writer: Jordan Orlando

William LiPera                        
Writer: William LiPera

Writer: Richard Hohenrath

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