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2018 High Falls Film Festival

Films

  1. 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


  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. 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


  6. I’m Fat – with Q&A

    Halit Levy / Israel / 2017 / Documentary Feature Film / 53 mins
    Halit is a fat woman in a world where everyone wants to be thinner. She is a filmmaker, an instructor for youths at risk and is in an amazing relationship. At the age of 40 she sets off on a revealing personal journey exposing old wounds, difficulties and successes in the present and thoughts about her future as a fat woman. This is a film about fat women from a personal perspective which succeeds in providing a viewpoint on a social and cultural phenomenon that does not depend on weight.
    I’m Fat

    The Little Theatre - #5
    Friday, November 2, 2018 9:15 pm Available at box office


  7. Ingrid – with Q&A

    Morrisa Maltz / USA / 2018 / Documentary Feature Film / 51 mins
    An intimate look at a woman who left her life as a successful fashion designer and mother in Texas to become a reclusive hermit, immersed in nature, focused solely on creating art.
    Ingrid – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #5
    Sunday, November 4, 2018 2:00 pm


  8. The Judge – with Q&A

    Erika Cohn / Palestine, USA / 2017 / Documentary Feature Film / 76 mins
    When she was a young lawyer, Kholoud Al-Faqih walked into the office of Palestine’s Chief Justice and announced she wanted to join the bench. He laughed at her. But just a few years later, Kholoud became the first woman judge to be appointed to the Middle East’s Shari’a (Islamic law) courts. THE JUDGE offers a unique portrait of Judge Kholoud—her brave journey as a lawyer, her tireless fight for justice for women, and her drop-in visits with clients, friends, and family. With unparalleled access to the courts, THE JUDGE presents an unfolding vérité legal drama, with rare insight into both Islamic law and gendered justice. In the process, the film illuminates some of the universal conflicts in the domestic life of Palestine—custody of children, divorce, abuse—while offering an unvarnished look at life for women and Shari’a.
    The Judge – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 5:00 pm


  9. Keely and Du – with director Q&A

    Dominique Cardona and Laurie Colbert / Canada / 2018 / Narrative Feature Film, Thriller / 80 mins
    Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize nominated play by Jane Martin, Keely and Du is a gripping psychological thriller that explores and humanizes the abortion controversy by taking the anti-choice agenda to a frightening new battleground.
    Keely and Du – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #5
    Sunday, November 4, 2018 5:00 pm


  10. Number 37

    Nosipho Dumisa / South Africa / 2018 / Narrative Feature Film, Thriller / 100 mins
    Paying homage to the Hitchcock classic Rear Window, Number 37 tells the story of Randall Hendricks, a gangster recently crippled by an injury sustained in a gang fight. Entrapped in his apartment, Randal is given a gift of binoculars by his devoted girlfriend, Pam. Randal is in debt to a sadistic loan shark, and when he witnesses a powerful criminal commit murder he initiates a treacherous blackmail scheme. With deception and greed around every corner, what follows is a thrilling ride that puts both of their lives in mortal danger.
    Number 37

    The Little Theatre - #5
    Thursday, November 1, 2018 7:45 pm Available at box office