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2018 High Falls Film Festival

Films & Events

2018 Complete Program Lineup


  1. Audience Choice – BEST of the FEST Documentary – Fiddlin’

    Julie Simone / USA / 2018 / Documentary Feature Film / 96 mins
    Fiddlin’ is a celebration of true Americana and artistic expression in the face of adversity. This hopeful, optimistic film shines a light on what is best about America and shows the uplifting and healing power of music.

    Precedes: Audience Choice BEST of the FEST Narrative Film – Saint Judy

    Audience Choice – Best of the Fest Documentary

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Monday, November 5, 2018 5:30 pm

    Precedes:
    Audience Choice Best of the Fest – Narrative

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Monday, November 5, 2018 7:30 pm


  2. Audience Choice BEST of the FEST Narrative Film – Saint Judy

    Sean Hannish / USA / 2018 / Narrative Feature Film / 106 mins
    SAINT JUDY tells the true story of Los Angeles immigration attorney Judy Wood, who single-handedly changed the United States law of asylum and saved countless lives in the process.

    Preceded by: Audience Choice – BEST of the FEST Documentary – Fiddlin’

    Audience Choice Best of the Fest – Narrative

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Monday, November 5, 2018 7:30 pm

    Preceded By:
    Audience Choice – Best of the Fest Documentary

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Monday, November 5, 2018 5:30 pm


  3. Beyond the Summit

    Yana Polyarush, Tamara Tsotsoriya, and Konstantin Kutuev / Russian Federation / 2017 / Action/Sports, Family / 111 mins
    A film about the love of life, about friendship and loyalty, about the difficult path to oneself, about mistakes that almost turned fatal, about courage and overcoming, about unbending will, belief in oneself, about sincerity and honor.
    Beyond the Summit

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 2:30 pm


  4. Circle Up – with Q&A

    Julie Mallozzi / USA / 2017 / 69 mins
    FREE SCREENING!! After the brutal slaying of her teenage son, Janet Connors reaches out to her son’s killer to offer a chance for forgiveness. They team up with a group of mothers of murdered children to help young people in their community break the chain of violence and revenge.
    Circle Up – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Sunday, November 4, 2018 12:30 pm FREE


  5. Thursday “Coffee Chat” – FREE Admission

    Coffee Chat / 60 mins
    Engage with filmmakers and festival fans from a front-row-seat during an intimate and informal one-hour talk.
    Coffee Chat – Opening Night

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:00 pm FREE


  6. Darcy – with director Q&A

    Heidi Philipsen-Meissner and Jon Russell Cring / USA / 2017 / Drama, Narrative Feature Film / 96 mins
    Darcy is an idealistic fifteen-year-old, living on the edge of town in her family's motel where the justice system dumps its trash. The prostitutes, the addicts, the malcontents inside each room have their own stories and secrets and her fate is interwoven with theirs. When an alluring stranger enters her world, Darcy finds herself with a choice to make: Remain in the world she knows, or move forward into an unknown future.
    Darcy – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Sunday, November 4, 2018 3:15 pm


  7. Fiddlin’ – with Q&A

    Julie Simone / USA / 2018 / Documentary Feature Film, Family / 96 mins
    Fiddlin’ is a celebration of true Americana and artistic expression in the face of adversity. This hopeful, optimistic film shines a light on what is best about America and shows the uplifting and healing power of music.
    Fiddlin’ – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #5
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 3:00 pm


  8. Kodak 16mm Filmmaking Workshop

    Workshop / 120 mins
    A hands-on 16mm workshop presented by Kodak. Free participation, space limited, registration required.
    Kodak Filmmaking Workshop Session 1

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 9:00 am Free with reservation

    Kodak Filmmaking Workshop Session 2

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 11:30 am Free with reservation

    Kodak Filmmaking Workshop Session 3

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 2:00 pm Free with reservation


  9. A Fine Line – with director Q&A

    Joanna James / USA / 2017 / Documentary Feature Film / 72 mins
    A Fine Line explores why only 6% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women, when traditionally women have always held the central role in the kitchen.
    A Fine Line – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 12:00 pm


  10. Friday Night After Party

    Following the Friday night screenings join us at Steadfast for post-film conversation and celebration! No cover/cash bar. Complimentary light snacks.

    Preceded by: Saint Judy – with Q & A

    Friday Night After Party

    Steadfast
    Friday, November 2, 2018 9:30 pm No cover/cash bar.

    Preceded By:
    Saint Judy – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Friday, November 2, 2018 7:30 pm Available at box office