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NewFilmmakers Winter Season Begins January 2

(released 12/31/2018)


The Winter Season begins Wednesday, January 2 for NewFilmmakers New York,  a weekly screening series with quarterly festivals.  The series is based at Anthology Film Archives (32 Second Avenue). Tickets are 7 dollars and go on sale at 5:30p.m. and give access to the programmed evening as published by New Filmmakers NY:

2019 Winter Season opens with the Documentary MITZVOT, two Short Film Programs, and the new Feature DOUBLE BELGIAN.

6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

Badar AlAwadhi MITZVOT (2018, 48 minutes, digital)
Mitzvot is part experimental documentary, part ethnographic film; a study of Hasidim aesthetic in New York. A chronicle of the day leading to Sabbath in three distinct neighborhoods: Borough Park, Crown Heights, and Williamsburg.

7:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS FIRST SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Don DiNicola SPACE GERM (2018, 7 minutes, digital)
Jack Gordon POOR TOmm (2018, 13 minutes, digital)
Ralston Ramsay BY ANY MEANS (2018, 33 minutes, digital)

8:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS SECOND SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Jeremy Schaftel BREAKING UP (2018, 5 minutes, digital)
Allistair Johnson SHORT GAME (2017, 11 minutes, digital)
Joon Hi Moon WELCOME TO PARIS (2018, 13 minutes, digital)
Steve Mason and Jonah Salander EIGHT (2018, 21 minutes, digital)

9:15PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION

Graham Winfrey DOUBLE BELGIAN (2018, 72 minutes, DCP)
Best friends and homebrewers Brett and Mitchell drive to New York City to secure an investment for their upstate New York microbrewery specializing in Belgian ale. Once in New York, however, Brett’s hidden agenda and Mitchell’s secret love interest threaten the future of the company and their friendship.

Read more details here:  www.newfilmmakers.com



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