NARRATIVE FEATURES

DARCY | New York  Premiere  
Heidi Elizabeth Philipsen & Jon Russel Cring | USA | 2017 | 96'

The idealistic Darcy sees the motel’s residents only as people, not realizing the danger she might be in. Appearing like a vision from the cover of the romance novels she sneaks off to read in the woods. Darcy’s eyes open a bit wider and her feelings are tapped a little deeper when the older, handsome and brooding Luke checks into the motel.

Q&A with the film director following the screening

Screens on March 22, 8:00 PM

FIND YOUR VOICE | USA Premiere

Chris Herd | Australia, New Zeland | 2017 | 99'

Elvis Peniaha is an aspiring rap superstar waiting to be discovered, but going nowhere fast until his luck changes. With money no object, he returns to New Zealand, his spiritual homeland, to write music and discover his cultural roots
Elvis soon becomes lost on the road to fulfilment as love, vice and culture collide.

Q&A with the film director following the screening

Screens on March 21, 7:30 PM

HOT COUNTRY COLD WINTERNew York Premiere

David Safarian | Armenia, The Netherlands, Germany | 2016 | 104'

A tale of a man and a woman suffering the circumstances of a total energy crisis. Their recollections, short narratives, imagination act as aids in understanding of the story, and in understanding that core human values are shared throughout the world.

Q&A with the film director following the screening TBC

Screens on March 18, 7:30 PM

Lou Andreas-Salomé, the woman who enraptured 19th century Europe’s greatest minds, recounts her life to Ernst Pfeiffer in this German film directed by Cordula Kablitz-Post.  A published novelist, poet, and essayist, Salomé’s desire to live a life free from convention scandalized society but spurred genius and passion in others, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Paul Rée and her lover, the poet Rainer Marie Rilke. Under the tutelage of Sigmund Freud, she became the first female psychoanalyst.

Screens on March 16, 7 PM

The basic premise of the movie is the intertwining stories of love, family, and relationships in the Hamptons, which are put to the test when a summer party ends with a sexual assault, causing the relationships to implode. What unravels is Love & Everything In Between.

Screens on March 17, 7:30 PM