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2016 High Falls Film Festival

Films

  1. Te Ata

    Nathan Frankowski / USA / 2016 / Narrative Feature Film / 105 mins
    Storyteller Te Ata was invited to perform at The White House in 1933 for FDR’s first state dinner — an early highlight of a career that spanned six decades. Te Ata earned international fame presenting a unique one-woman show of American Indian heritage and culture to audiences across the United States, Canada, and Europe. She set her sights on Broadway and what she thought was her life's dream. Audition after audition she was rejected and Te Ata instead pursued her passion of storytelling.
    Te Ata

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Sunday, November 13, 2016 3:15 pm


  2. Thank You For Bombing – Saturday Spotlight Film

    Barbara Eder / Austria / 2015 / Narrative Feature Film / 100 mins
    Thank You for Bombing accompanies three frontline correspondents in Afghanistan to their working place in conflict areas, sharing insight into their daily routine aside from cameras and satellite phones. This fictional behind-the-scenes war drama is a trilogy of cautionary tales about the journalists’ day-to-day lives and fateful decisions, walking the fine line between reporting the events and becoming the story, in a frenzied media environment where ephemeral news headlines are prescribed by popularity ratings.
    Thank you for Bombing – Saturday Night Spotlight Film

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Saturday, November 12, 2016 7:30 pm


  3. To Keep The Light

    Erica Fae / USA / Narrative Feature Film / 85 mins
    Inspired by true stories, a lighthouse keeper's wife struggles with her work and her sanity as she cares for her sick husband in the 1870s. When a stranger washes up on shore, secrets hidden in deep waters come to light, and she is forced to confront both her past and her future. Shot on an island off the coast of northern Maine, To Keep the Light paints a landscape of stark, aching beauty, and reveals the inner life of a woman who is, literally and figuratively, at the edge of society.
    To Keep the Light

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Sunday, November 13, 2016 1:00 pm


  4. The Wedding Invitation – with Director Q&A

    Rainy Kerwin / USA / 2016 / Narrative Feature Film / 88 mins
    Three best friends will endure heartbreak, humiliation, and hangovers to find dates to the 1980s prom-themed wedding of a lifetime. After receiving their wedding invitations, they have one week to track down their crushes and turn them into “plus ones.” Their drunken and walk-of-shame missions will require them to break all of the rules of dating and take control of their own fates to make it happen. But with a dose of courage and the support of their girlfriends anything's possible, in this film that’s been called “Bridesmaids meets Sex and the City.”
    The Wedding Invitation – Closing Night Film

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Sunday, November 13, 2016 6:15 pm


  5. Women Outward Bound

    Maxine Davis / USA / 2016 / Documentary Feature Film / 66 mins
    Fifty years ago girls were not allowed to participate in the rigorous U.S. Outward Bound Wilderness School … well, until 24 women broke that barrier, among them the film’s director. Find out how one month of surviving in the woods changed them, and history, forever.
    Women Outward Bound

    The Little Theatre - #5
    Saturday, November 12, 2016 5:30 pm


  6. Audience Choice – BEST of the FEST Documentary – My Love Affair with the Brain

    Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg / USA / 2016 / 61 mins
    The Best of Fest Documentary, as voted by audiences, is My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond.

    Precedes: Audience Choice BEST of the FEST Narrative Film – Sugar!

    Audience Choice – Best of the Fest Documentary – My Love Affair with the Brain

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Monday, November 14, 2016 6:00 pm

    Precedes:
    Audience Choice – Best of the Fest Narrative – Sugar!

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Monday, November 14, 2016 8:15 pm


  7. Audience Choice BEST of the FEST Narrative Film – Sugar!

    Shari Berman / USA / 2016 / 81 mins
    The Best of the Fest Narrative, as voted by audiences, is Sugar!

    Preceded by: Audience Choice – BEST of the FEST Documentary – My Love Affair with the Brain

    Audience Choice – Best of the Fest Narrative – Sugar!

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Monday, November 14, 2016 8:15 pm

    Preceded By:
    Audience Choice – Best of the Fest Documentary – My Love Affair with the Brain

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Monday, November 14, 2016 6:00 pm