4th Annual Nyack Film Festival: Aug 13 – 16, 2015

nyack-film-festivalNyack Village Theatre presents the 4th Annual Nyack Film Festival, bringing film-makers and visitors from near and far for four days of independent film – August 13, 14, 15 and 16, 2015. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Best Feature, Best Foreign Film, Best Local Documentary, Best Short, Best Short Feature, Best Short-Short, Best Score and People’s Choice Award.

Nyack Village Theatre
94 Main Street
Nyack, NY 10960

Tickets: $10 per session, or $20 all-festival pass. Available online at www.nyackvillagetheatre.com

Nyack Film Festival 2015 Film Schedule

Thursday, August 13, 2015

7:30 p.m. – On The Way to Work 7:52 minutes – Film by Marta Renzi
Dance interpretation of people on their way to work

7:40 p.m. – Outside In – 16 minutes – Film by Cherie Raglin
Features two Rockland County “hidden artist’s enclaves”

8:00 p.m. – Spit Boys – 15 minutes – Film by Anthony Puglia
A mob film about a man returning to his family and the chaos that ensues

8:20 p.m. – Flower – 10 minutes – Film by Lucas Ruderman
About a man who loses himself in the beauty of a woman.

8:30 p.m. – Waterless – 45 minutes – Film by Marc Daniels
A man who is allergic to water and the possible conspiracy associated with his condition.

9:30 p.m. – Lovers Game – 1 hour 51 minutes – Film by Danielle Earle
Modern day love triangle with a twist set in the New York City art world


Friday, August 14, 2015

7:30 p.m. – Indian Point Shut it Down – 3 minutes – Film by Pascal Akeeson.
Music video urging the shutdown of Indian Point

7:35 p.m. The Perils of the Palisades – 9:00 – Tim Englert
Examines the historical, artistic, and political importance of the Palisades

7:45 p.m. – Living Hell – 3:05 – by Peter O’Brien
A prologue of a film about five killers in a secluded farmhouse

8:00 p.m. Not Another Bad Horror Flick – 26 minutes – Film by Bridget Machete
Mean girls theme set in a “horror’ genre.

8:30 p.m. – Adam and Everything – 12 minutes – International film from Belgium
A singer is reunited with a former lover and band mate.

8:45 p.m. – La Propina – 10 minutes – International film from Spain.
A former florist worker and his encounter with an old forgotten movie star.

9:10 p.m. – Terrestrial – 70 minutes – Film by Nick Rumaczyk
A near wordless rumination on art, loss, time and loneliness.


Saturday Afternoon, August 15, 2015

2:00 p.m. John – 15:42 minutes – Film by Hugh Scully
A teenager vampire named John and his myriad problems.

2:20 p.m. – Indian Point Shut it Down – 3 minutes – Film by Pascal Akeeson.
Music video urging the shutdown of Indian Point.

2:30 p.m. – Garand – 27 minutes. – International film from Spain.
A ruthless boss invites his employee’s family to the country for a hunting trip, which impacts their young son and how the tables are eventually turned.

3:00 p.m. – iPot Going Down the Highway of Medical Marijuana – 58:59 minutes. Film by Joey Reynolds. Documentary by radio legend Joey Reynolds about his daughter’s licensed medical marijuana business. Completely shot on an iPad and iPhone.


Saturday Night, August 15, 2015

8:00 p.m. – Superhero in the Rain – 10 minutes – music video short by Kal Toth

8:10 p.m. – Living Hell – 3:05 minutes – by Peter O’Brien
A prologue of a film about five killers in a secluded farmhouse

8:15 p.m. – A Cosmos of Patterns – 4:40 minutes – Film by Jeremy Newman
Fiber artist Rachel Blythe Udell and her work.

8:20 p.m. – This House Matters – 5 minutes – Film by Tina Traster
Documentary about the historic houses in Hudson Valley that are being destroyed

8:25 p.m. – Bleu, A Visual Essay – 5:13 minutes – Film by Andrea Avidad
A visual essay of interaction of physical space with an individual.

8:40 p.m. Monkey’s Paw – 26 minutes – Film submitted by Big Jim Wheeler
A mysterious object found on a battlefield and the terror it causes the family it is given to.

9:15 p.m. Hoboken Tales – 1 hour 30 minutes – Film by Victoria and Jay Gable
Contemporary short stories based on the Canterbury tales set in Hoboken, New Jersey.


Sunday, August 16, 2015

2:00 p.m. – Canistella – 3:08 – Film by Evan Cardona
An abstract autobiographical short on duality of personality and mind.

2:05 p.m. – Volta – 11 minutes – International Greek film
A story about a mother’s desperate choice for her daughter’s welfare.

2:15 p.m. Prior – 9 minutes – International film from French Canada.
An old man and young homeless girl’s encounters and interactions.

2:25 p.m. – The Reunion, A Jazz Fantasy – 90 minutes – Film submitted by Leah Farrar.
A fantasy about a Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and John Coltrane reunion.


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