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2015 High Falls Film Festival

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  1. Tea + Cake

    Kirsty Robinson / UK / 2015 / Narrative Feature Film / 1 hour 32 mins
    A coming of age story of four generations of women whose lives are intertwined in a small town in England and the strength they gain from their friendships and family.
    Tea & Cake

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Friday, November 13, 2015 8:30 pm


  2. Children’s Short Films Program – FREE Admission

    60 minutes mins
    This year’s Festival collection includes ten films that creatively illustrate life andimagination for children. Notably, two of the films have been made with children involved in the creative process. There are films from eight different countries — Croatia, South Africa, Northern Ireland to name a few — as well as one made right here in Rochester by local schoolchildren! Many of the films have received significant awards.
    Children’s Short Films Program – FREE Admission

    The Little Theatre - #5
    Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:00 am


  3. Jack of the Red Hearts

    Janet Grillo / USA / 2015 / Drama, Family / 100 mins
    A streetwise teen, and casualty of the flawed foster care system, cons her way into a job by posing as an experienced caregiver for a family with an autistic child. At first in over her head, she ends up connecting with her new life in a way she never expected. Just as she’s found redemption, her deceitful past catches up with her and she’s forced to come to terms with who she really is.
    Jack of the Red Hearts

    The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman Museum
    Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:00 am


  4. Saturday “Coffee Chat” – FREE Admission

    Coffee Chat at the Strath / 60 mins
    Join the visiting filmmakers for informal discussion at the Strathallan. Complimentary coffee will be served. It's great fun to meet the filmmakers one-on-one!
    Saturday “Coffee Chat” at the Strahallan

    Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:30 am This is a FREE Admission Event


  5. NY LOVES FILM Roundtable – FREE Admission

    Panel Discussion / 60 mins
    Meet the team from the New York State Governor’s Office of Motion Picture & Television Development for a roundtable discussion of all things productive in New York State – tax credits, location scouting, finding stages and crew, and more. Whether you’re a first time filmmaker wondering where to start or a veteran producer looking to catch up on the latest, this informal face-to-face Q&A is an invaluable opportunity to Meet Team NY and hear, firsthand about all the great things New York State has to offer.
    NY LOVES FILM Roundtable

    The Strathallan Hotel
    Saturday, November 14, 2015 11:00 am This is a Free Admission Event


  6. Short Films by the Women of RIT’s School of Film and Animation

    1 hour 30 mins
    Short films by students in the School of Film and Animation at RIT
    Short Films by the Women of RIT’s School of Film and Annimation

    The Little Theatre - #5
    Saturday, November 14, 2015 1:00 pm


  7. Wildflower – with Director Q&A

    Nicholas DiBella / USA / 2015 / Drama, Thriller / 1 hour 32 mins
    When a college student starts having a reoccurring nightmare, she begins to believe that it might be a suppressed memory and that she may be connected to the strange disappearance of a teenage girl twelve years earlier.
    Wild Flower

    The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman Museum
    Saturday, November 14, 2015 1:00 pm


  8. Indie Filmmaking Panel – FREE Admission

    Panel Discussion / 90 mins
    Rafael and Gabriel Francisco -THE LENNON REPORT producers will be joined by co-producer Sirad Balducci and other Film Industry Professionals to present a panel on Indie Filmmaking.
    Indie Filmmaking Panel – FREE Admission

    The Strathallan Hotel
    Saturday, November 14, 2015 1:00 pm


  9. Chemo

    Bartosz Prokopowicz / Poland / Drama / 95 mins
    Thirty-year old fashion photographer Benek, disgusted with his life, has chosen a date for his suicide. Beautiful, quirky Lena refuses to seek treatment for her cancer. But when they begin a delirious romance, their mutual obsession with death is transformed into a fight for life against a seemingly all-powerful enemy.
    Chemo

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Saturday, November 14, 2015 2:00 pm


  10. Ritorni (Homecoming) – with Director Q&A

    Giovanna Taviani / Italy / 2006 / Drama / 53 minutes mins
    Documentary film that traces the experiences of Maghred people living in Europe as the return home.. The return of people from Maghreb living in Europe to their lands of origin during the summer holidays and the study of the different points of view and meanings of these ‘homecomings’: an exodus to the opposite direction, an upside down trip in comparison with the desperate route that thousands of refugees make each year from the African coasts to our lands.
    Ritorni

    The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman Museum
    Saturday, November 14, 2015 4:15 pm