Birdwatching in Jersey City
A beautiful documentary by the acclaimed filmmaker John Dunstan, a Jersey City resident
Opening Eyes through Opera
About a local singer, Giselle Bellas, who wants to reach young people through the joys of opera
Short film by Marco Antonio Martinez which gives audiences a look at the hardships faced by old-time projection theaters being replaced by digital.
The second day of the festival on Saturday, October 18th is a full day of screenings at two locations at WFMU’s Monty Hall, 43 Montgomery Street and the Caroline L. Guarini Theatre, Jersey City Museum (building operated by JCMC-Barnabas Health) at 430 Montgomery Street beginning at noon at both locations. Screenings on Saturday will include:
This documentary explores the older LGBT community, who fought the first battles for equality, and who are now facing discrimination, bullying and abuse. This is a critically acclaimed film from director Stu Maddux, and is the winner of the Frameline San Francisco LGBT Film Festival Best Documentary Audience Choice Award. It will be shown at the Caroline L. Guarini Theatre at 8:00 pm.
Electrifying new documentary about an LGBT and drag community of performers in Puerto Rico which is showcased in this round table conversation with performers and filmmakers, Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini.
Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution
A short documentary about why the Syrian people are fighting for their freedom, as told through the emotional words of two powerful characters whose lives have been turned upside down and torn apart by war.
On the final day, Sunday, October 19th, screenings begin at the Caroline L. Guarini Theatre, Jersey City Museum, Montgomery Street from 1:00 – 5:30 pm. Screenings on Sunday will include:
The Last American Guido
In the 90's, Tommy ruled the Jersey club scene. His style, moves, and sheer confidence were unprecedented. Nowadays, Tommy runs an Italian Deli. His hairline has receded, his fashion has faded. When he discovers his fiancée, Stefi had an affair, he's forced back into a world that has passed him by.
Sunday will also include student category entries from local Jersey City film students from NJCU.
Screenings on Friday and Saturday evenings will followed by an after party at the Liberty Prime Steakhouse on Montgomery Street, where you can meet the filmmakers, the JCITFF team, film industry experts and like-minded film aficionados.
Please visit the website at www.jcitff.org for more information. Also visit: http://jcitff.brownpapertickets.com to purchase tickets for all three days.