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Black Maria Film Festival’s Hudson County Movie Tour

May 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Black Maria Film Festival’s Hudson County Movie Tour

Selected Shorts at the Secaucus Public Library

1379 Paterson Plank Rd, Secaucus, NJ

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 1:00PM

 

 

 

Black Maria Film Festival introduction

Person of the Forest – Documentary

17 min. by Melissa Lesh and Tim Laman, Richmond, VA

In the vanishing lowland rainforests of Borneo, research is underway to uncover and understand the unique cultural behaviors in wild orangutans. There, photographer Tim Laman, researcher Cheryl Knott, and young explorer Robert Suro shed new light on the similarities between ourselves and our ancient ancestors, before it’s too late.

Black Dog – Narrative

6 min. by Wooseok Shin, Seoul, South Korea

“Black dog syndrome” is the name for the phenomenon in which dark-coated dogs are overlooked in shelters in favor of lighter-colored dogs. Don’t overlook that dark-coated beauty waiting in the shadows. You may be overlooking your new best friend.

The Last Guide – Documentary

16 min. by Cristian Gomes, Brampton, Ontario, Canada

A portrait of Frank Kuiack, the last fishing guide in Algonquin Park. He reflects on his troubled past and the story of his redemption that followed.

Game – Narrative

15 min. by Jeannie Donohoe, Los Angeles, CA

A.J. Green, a new kid in town, shows up at the high school boys basketball tryouts, and instantly makes an impression. Coach takes notice, and so do the other players, some of whom feel threatened by the new blood. The school’s team is excellent—second best in the state—and this is the year Coach plans to win it all. A.J. proves himself on the court and clearly has talent, heart, and drive… as well as a big secret. Will A.J. be able to claim a spot on the team once the players and coach discover the truth?

The Driver is Red – Animation

15 min. by Randall Christopher, San Diego, CA

Set in Argentina in 1960, this true crime documentary follows the story of secret agent Zvi Aharoni as he searched for a mysterious man named Ricardo Klement. What he discovered in the remote outskirts of Buenos Aires would send shockwaves around the world.

What Aristotle Said – Documentary

4 min. by David Gross, Brooklyn, NY

A portrait of the painter, art director, illustrator and teacher, Bill Curran of Hoboken, NJ.

Details

Date:
May 14, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
www.blackmaria.org

Organizer

Black Maria
Phone:
201-856-6565
Email:
jane@blackmariafilmfestival.org
Website:
www.blackmariafilmfestival.org

Venue

Secaucus Library
1379 Paterson Plank Rd
Secaucus, NJ 07094 United States
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