Filmette Film Festival
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 4PM,
The Wee Govan Pipers
DOCUMENTARY, 59MIN, SCOTLAND, 2016, DIRECTOR: PAUL CAMERON
IN ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH GAELIC WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
The Wee Govan Pipers traces the roller-coaster journey of the first new Pipe Band in Govan for generations. In just 18-months, the children go from picking up the pipes for the first time, to competing in the world’s largest Schools Pipe Band Championships.
The Story Has Ended
DOCUMENTARY, 30MIN, EGYPTIAN, 2016, IN ARABIC WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
DIRECTOR: HAGAR EL KARANY
This movie is about the history of Mohammed Ali Street. Mohammed Ali street was structured in the 19th century during the reign of khedive Esmail, who built the modern Cairo.
2 x 2
EXPERIMENTAL, 32MIN, U S A, 2016, DIRECTOR: HOLLY FISHER
2x2 came about by accident, via an experiment where I arbitrarily cut together two of my recent short films, each made with different intent and using music by two very different contemporary composers,
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 7PM,
Mom It's Me
DOCUMENTARY, 39MIN, RUSSIA, 2014, IN RUSSIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
DIRECTOR: EVGENIIA MARCHENKO
Former orphans Inna and Dima are struggling for a normal life for their five-year-old daughter Varya, but things keep going wrong.
DOCUMENTARY, 5OMIN, VENEZUELA, 2015, IN SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
DIRECTOR: IRENE SOSA
Vertical Slum, a 50-minute video documentary, explores how architecture reflects ideology. It uses the Confinanzas Tower, also known as the Torre David, in Caracas, Venezuela as a case study of the huge social, economic and political changes of the past three decades of Venezuelan history.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 10PM,
Iphigenia: Book of Change
EXPERIMENTAL, 50MIN, U.S., 2016, IN ENGLISH, DIRECTOR: ELISE KERMANI
Iphigenia: Book of Change is a unique narrative inspired by stories about women who have endured, survived and escaped captivity. Using the Greek figure of Iphigenia as the focal point of the story, it utilizes puppetry, theatre, dance, art design, and music.
I Am Her
DOCUMENTARY, 35MIN, U.S. 2016, IN ENGLISH, DIRECTOR:SASHA PEZENIK
Out of the limelight, under the streetlight, enter the world of NYC’s transgender underclass. One church opens its doors to provide meals, clothing and sometimes, a little drag show magic.
NARRATIVE, 30MIN, U.S. 2015, IN ENGLISH, DIRECTOR: SANGJIN KO
After their parents died, an adopted teenage boy struggles to live with his adoptive little sister against harsh reality.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20 AT 4PM,
DOCUMENTARY, 52MIN, IRAQ, CZECH REPUBLIC, U.S. 2016,
IN ENGLISH, DIRECTOR: EMMA PIPER-BURKET
Two years ago Diana was living on her own in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan's buzzing capital city. She was studying to be a flight attendant and enjoying the freedom of being independent and young in a growing city.
DOCUMENTARY, 56MIN, U.S., 2015, IN ENGLISH, DIRECTOR: MARTIN LUCAS
Hiroshima Bound is a personal documentary about growing up in the shadow of the Atom Bomb, a film that follows the story of the bombing of Hiroshima through the history of specific photos and film footage taken, sometimes hidden, sometimes displayed over the intervening sixty years
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20 AT 7PM,
The Dead Poet - 7 Tales of Miklós Radnóti
ANIMATION, DOCUMENTARY, EXPERIMENTAL, 45MIN, HUNGARY, 2016
IN AFRIKAANS, HEBREW, HUNGARIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
DIRECTORS: MÁRTON VÉCSEI | NÓRA LAKOS | DAPHNE SAMARAS | JÚLIA SZÉPHELYI | ANDREA AUSZTRICS | MIKLÓS MENDREI | MÁRTON SZIRMAI | PATER SPARROW
The Dead Poet - 7 Tales of Miklós Radnóti is a anthology film that focuses on the famous Hungarian poet’s life through the eyes of eight Hungarian directors. Each story combines an original work of the poet and the young talent’s own special genre to give a unique journey for the viewers.
NARRATIVE, 40MIN, SPAIN, 2016, IN BASQUE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
DIRECTOR: DAVID AGUILAR IÑIGO
A silent scream. Snow over the black night. Two women share their last moments together in a remote house in the mountains. Without words, they accompany each other while the sound of thawing snow advances.
Don't You See
NARRATIVE, 30MIN, U.S., 2016, IN ENGLISH, DIRECTOR: LOUI TERRIER
Two schizophrenics go on a date and neglect to take their meds.