NewFilmmakers NY, Clouds Still Hang, Anthology Film Archives
NewFilmmakers NY continues its Spring 2012 series on May 23. See below for the participating films and other details.
6:00 PM Documentary Series:
Dobb Schreiber THE YOGA CHAMPIONS
Husband and wife studio owners from Colorado compete in the 2011 International Yoga Asana Championships.
Marvelyne Engel THE DROP
Can you imagine taking a young man, newly blinded, and having him dropped off in an unknown location - miles from his destination - with the responsibility of finding his way back with out asking for assistance?
Emile Bokaer SON OF MACISTA
In a deeply personal account of the shocking onset of serious mental illness, a filmmaker pays tribute to his father for taking great care of him through one of the more difficult times in his life.
Timothy Farrell THE WALKING HOSPITAL
THE WALKING HOSPITAL is a documentary that journeys alongside a small group of practitioners trained in an ancient form of Chinese field medicine as they travel to remote outposts helping those in need.
7:30 PM Special Program:
ANOTHER EXPERIMENT by WOMEN curated by Lili White
SUMMER of FLORA & FAUNA SHOW
Astrid Busch SILHOUETTE
The idyllic life in a small peaceful village is briefly interrupted by rain. The scene is probably familiar – and yet puzzling.
Ann Steuernagel THE GARDEN
The Garden is a reflection on climate change. It is created from found, recycled film footage and is presented in three parts.
Lori Felker THIS IS MY SHOW: WORKING WITH NATURE
"Working with Nature" can be grueling and painful, but your hostess Adrienne is ready and willing to walk you through what it takes to perfect and control your surroundings.
Kyja Kristjana LANDSLAG
The gesture of natural forces that physically and metaphysically shape the Skagafjordur region of Iceland.
Lili White THE OCTOPUS
While heading towards apocalypse the world ignores warnings that could possibly save it.
Ann Deborah Levy WATERCOLORS
The surface of a pond serves as a canvas on which nature creates a continually changing painting that mirrors but alters details of the landscape surrounding it.
Kate Balsley ANIMA MUNDI
Composed entirely of still digital images, Anima Mundi celebrates the beauty of the natural world.
9:15 PM Feature Presentation:
Connor and Ryan White CLOUDS STILL HANG
Atwater is a recent graduate with everything he could ever want, the girl, the job, the life. Yet, he feels trapped. He decides to quit his job, and plot his escape from it all.
The NewFilmmakers NY Series screens at Anthology Film Archives on the Lower East Side at 32 Second Avenue & 2nd Street. Tickets for The Spring Series at NewFilmmakers NY are only $6 and are available at the Anthology Box Office the night of screening.
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