NEPA Film Festival – March 28th – Saturday Films
March 28 @ 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday Film Schedule
All films will be shown at The Ritz Theater, 222 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton.
$10/Film Block or $25/ Saturday All Day Pass
11:30-12:45 Comedy Feature:
APE CANYON (1:13:14)
By Joshua Land & Victor Fink
Cal Piker and his sister Samantha head out on a Bigfoot-hunting adventure and encounter many obstacles.
1-3:30 Documentary Block:
MADE IN AMERICA (00:57:00)
Directed by Kevin Bryce
Made in America explores and compares the effect of trauma on the veteran community and the Urban Black community.
MARK JURY (00:12:00)
Directed by John Mikulak, Q&A after (10 min)
This documentary follows the journey of Mark Jury, acclaimed Vietnam veteran, photo journalist and filmmaker as he battles PTSD, enters treatment, and discovers a way to move on from his past.
HANSON’S PARK DOCUMENTARY (1:05:00)
Directed by Thomas Novotney, Jr.
This documentary features the entertainment, food, rides, boating and camping that was once Hanson’s Amusement Park, located in Harvey’s Lake, Pennsylvania.
3:45 – 5:30 Drama Feature:
PLAYING WITH BEETHOVEN (1:43:17)
Directed by Jenn Page
The day before a life-changing competition, a young concert pianist is lured away from the security of his practice space under the spell of a free-spirited young woman and learns that life, like his music, is all about taking risks.
5:45 – 7:15 Shorts – 90 minutes
THE GEAR (02:00)
Directed by Omid Seifi
The theme of this animation is about creativity and innovation to drive an industry…
THE BOY HERO (20:19)
Directed by Kyle Thompson
This film raises awareness of childhood cancer through an unlikely friendship that forms over an art project.
THE CATCH (05:50)
Directed by Sam Avery
Sometimes, it really is just a fish story…
Directed by Noel Poyner
A grieving woman discovers an app that offers an unconventional method for alleviating her pain.
Directed by Eliza Good
Parents announce their impending divorce on route to a family beach vacation.
ZOE IN REVIEW (14:55)
Directed by Stacey Larkins
An emotionally fractured woman examines her past in search of answers for her present entanglement.
…SO IT GOES… (02:05)
Directed by Jim Hall
A dictator with an orange for a face becomes the new symbol of fascism as the color orange morphs into the ultimate hue of hate and destruction.
THE FORGETTABLE DR. KOWALKE (11:13)
Directed byJoel Crumbley
The classic struggle of hero vs. villain.
CHASING SPARKS (05:33)
Directed by Lucas Moreira
A boy chases inspiration until he finds the need to have something more: an original idea.