Wednesday, August 17th
The NewFilmmakers NY Series screens at Anthology Film Archives on the Lower East Side at 32 Second Avenue & 2nd Street. Tickets for the evening at NewFilmmakers NY, are only $6 and are available at the Anthology Box Office the night of screening. Visit NewFilmmakers.com for more information
6:00 PM Documentary Series
Ryan Kipp THE COLLECTOR (2009, 7 minutes)
Meet Beauregard Houston Montgomery; Warhol-era bohemian, world-class authority on everything dollhouses, and overall New York City phenom.
Stephanie Donnelly I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU HUSBAND & HUSBAND (2010, 21 minutes)
In 2004, Jason West, the then mayor of New Paltz, NY, was criminally charged after marrying twenty-four same-sex couples.
6:30 PM Womens Film Program
later in life
Lori Petchers LIFE MODEL (2010, 6 minutes)
A poetic look into the world of an aging nude figure model and beautiful artwork she inspires.
Joni Steele Kimberlin GET REAL! WISE WOMEN SPEAK (2010, 80 minutes)
'Wise Women Speak' profiles extraordinary women who are using their time and talent in their later years to benefit the world.
8:00 PM Gay & Lebian Short Films
Amie Morelli BUYER BEWARE (2010, 5 minutes)
Two friends discover they are dating the same women.
Antonio Santini KILLER TRANNY (2011, 5 minutes)
A homophobic tranny must uncover which gay man is pretending to be straight at a party. An homage to John Waters and a parody of homophobia and self-hate in the gay community.
Jason Knade CYCLICITY (2011, 10 minutes)
Cyclicity is a girl meets girl love story that explores philosophical themes and contemporary romance while showing the life of a relationship, from beginning to end, from the first hopeful spark of attraction to the painful final goodbyes.
Gabrielle Lindau THESE SHOWERS CAN TALK (2010, 26 minutes)
These Showers Can Talk, an improvisational comedy produced and directed by Gabrielle Lindau takes a comedic poke at lesbian stereotypes through the journey of the film's lead character, Samantha.
David Ariniello DATE BLIND (2010, 15 minutes)
Susan has a date that spirals out of control.
9:15 PM Feature Presentation
Wendy Jo Cohen THE BATTLE OF PUSSY WILLOW CREEK (2011, 96 minutes)
Ken Burns meets Spinal Tap in a subversive tour de force relaying the outrageous life stories of four forgotten Civil War heroes: an opium addicted gay colonel, an aging Chinese launderer, a nerdy escaped slave, and a one-armed teenaged prostitute.