Jake Square

Jake Squared

Jake Squared


Wed Dec 17, 2014 – 6:30 PM – Hendricks Center for the Arts



Genre:  Comedy, Romance
Country:  U.S
Subtitles:  No
Rating:  R
Runtime:  101 min
Director:  Howard Goldberg
Producer:  Howard Goldberg, David K. Wilson, Elias Koteas
Website :  Jake Square Movie

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Jake Square

Synopsis


Jake Klein, 50, sets out to make a movie. He hires an actor to play himself and throws a big party.

His idea is to shoot the heck out of it and see what he gets.

But, everything spins out of control as different, unexpected people show up.

Old loves are there. New loves are there. His dead father, his mother when she was young, his kids, his ex-wife.

Even his younger selves, Jake at 40, Jake at 30 and Jake at 17, are there, too! And every one of them has tons of advice on how to fix his screwed up life. Jake’s head reels as he staggers through what’s either a mystical experience, a nervous breakdown… or both!



NOTE: Synopsis are typically provided directly by the filmmaker themselves. Sometimes English is not their first language. We ask reader’s understanding for less-than-perfect language and grammar

The Golden Scallop

The Golden Scallop

The Golden Scallop


Wed Nov 26, 2014 – 6:30 PM – Hendricks Center for the Arts



Genre:   Comedy
Country:  U.S.
Subtitles:  No
Rating:  PG-13
Runtime:  83 min.
Director:  Joseph Laraja
Producer:  Michael Boisvert
Website :  N/A

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Synopsis


Every year since 1969 the best three fried fish restaurants in the northeast have competed in the Golden Scallop Championship. The 43rd annual pits a food truck seeking redemption, an aging former champion and a well financed, novelty friendly fish house against each other in the truest test of short order cooking mettle.

Follow the excitement, hilarity, and chaos as “The Golden Scallop” tracks these teams from selection till the glory of victory or the agony of defeat.



NOTE: Synopsis are typically provided directly by the filmmaker themselves. Sometimes English is not their first language. We ask reader’s understanding for less-than-perfect language and grammar

Putzel

Putzel

Putzel


Wed Oct 29, 2014 – 6:30 PM – Hendricks Center for the Arts



Genre:  Comedy, Jewish
Country:  U.S.
Subtitles:  No
Rating:  R
Runtime:  88 min.
Director:  Jason Chaet
Producer:  Rick Moore, Sheri Davani
Website :  
Putzel Movie

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Putzel

Synopsis


For some, life is an adventure filled with opportunities to excel, and worlds to explore.

But for Walter Himmelstein, a young man endearingly known as Putzel, life literally doesn’t go beyond his family’s fish store and his community on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.



NOTE: Synopsis are typically provided directly by the filmmaker themselves. Sometimes English is not their first language. We ask reader’s understanding for less-than-perfect language and grammar

Billy Club

Billy Club

Sat Feb 15, 2014 – 7:30 pm — Domenico’s
Sun Feb 16, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Bushel & Peck’s
Sat Feb 22, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Café Fromage #1

Community Partners:  Art Club, Sigma Chi, Suds O’Hanahans

 

Billy Club
Strike Three: You’re DEAD


Billy ClubCategory:  Comedy, Horror
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English
Rating:  R
Runtime:  90 min.
Director:  Drew Rosas, Nick Sommer
Producer:  Blaine Vess, Eric Gerber

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Synopsis:

A throwback to the slasher films of the 1980s, “Billy Club” is the latest splatter pic from Nick Sommer and Drew Rosas.  Fifteen years after a triple homicide tore their Little League team and community apart, four friends reconvene to pay tribute to their fallen coach and teammates, only to be menaced by a mysterious figure hidden behind and antique umpire’s mask and brandishing a nailcovered baseball bat.  This bloody, brutal romp creates a memborable new slasher villain to place alonside Jason Voorhees, Ghostface and Michael Meyers.

NOTE:  Synopsis are typically provided directly by the filmmaker themselves. Often English is not their first language. We ask reader’s understanding for less-than-perfect language and grammar

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Home

Home

Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  2:00 pm — Club Impulse
Sat Feb 22, 2014 –  2:00 pm — Club Impulse  

Home
It’s more than just a place


Home
Category:  Drama, Independent
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English
Rating:  PG-13
Runtime:  113 min.
Director:  Jono Oliver
Producer:  Daniela Barbosa, Ged Dickersin, Jono Oliver

 

 

Synopsis:

Home is the story of a man, recovering from mental illness, who tries to rebuild his life and reconnect with his estranged son by moving out of the group home where he resides and into an apartment of his own. Read more

Touring Talkies

Touring Talkies

Sat Feb 15, 2014 –  2:00 pm — Café Fromage #2
Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Café Fromage #1
Sun Feb 23, 2014 –  2:00 pm — Café Fromage #2

Community Partners:  Fairfield Inn, Turtle Creek Bookstore

Touring Talkies


Touring Talkies
Category:  Drama
Country:  India
Language:  English Subtitles
Rating:  R
Runtime:  113 min.
Director:  Gajendra Ahire
Producer:  

 

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Synopsis:

Indian cinema started with the age old tradition of showing movies in travelling tents known as Touring Talkies. Although the Touring Talkies are 106 years old in India, now for about half a century these tents have been a regular feature in most of the Jatra’s (Spritual Fair’s) taking place across Maharastrian villages where Marathi cinema comes alive in a most unique fashion. Read more

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You’ll Be A Man

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y88cO5W9154

Sat Feb 22, 2014 – 2:00 pm — My Apartment
Sun Feb 23, 2014 – 5:00 pm — Hendricks Center for the Arts  

Community Partner:  French Club | Beloit College

You’ll Be A Man
Tu Seras Un Homme


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Category:  Drama, Family
Country:  France
Language:  English Subtitles
Rating:  PG-13
Runtime:  87 min.
Director:  Benoit Cohen
Producer:  Matthieu Prada

 

 

Synopsis:

Leo is 10 and wise beyond his years. A solitary dreamer who seeks refuge in books. When the carefree 20-year-old Theo steps into his life, it forces Leo out of his shell. Read more

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Hot Guys With Guns

Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Club Impulse
Sun Feb 23, 2014 –  2:00 pm — Club Impulse  

Hot Guys with Guns


Hot Guys with Guns movie poster
Category:  Comedy, Adult Drama
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English
Rating:  MA
Runtime:  105 min.
Director:  Doug Spearman
Producer:  Doug Spearman, Joel Heisey

 

 

Synopsis:

Danny Lohman is an actor on a quest. He wants a job, desperately, on a Crime And Punishment. His favorite show is going to re-cast the lead, a salty, renegade of a private investigator. Danny, being the good method actor that he is will do whatever it takes to prepare for his big break. Including taking a night class at Santa Monica Junior College in becoming a Private Investigator. Read more

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The Human War / Echo

Filmmaker Attending Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  5:00 pm — Café Fromage #2
Sat Feb 22, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Domenico’s
Sun Feb 23, 2014 –  5:00 pm — Domenico’s

Filmmaker Spotlight – The Making of “The Human War” Sun. Feb. 23, 2014 | More info here.

(Echo – short film preceding feature, see detail below)

The Human War

 

The Human War Movie PosterCategory:  Comedy, Independent
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English
Rating:  R
Runtime:  76 min
Director:  Pirooz  Kalayeh, Thomas Henwood
Producer:  Pirooz  Kalayeh, Thomas Henwood

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Synopsis:

Mark Swift is your typical Youngstown teenager, smart, streetwise, and stifled by a depressed local economy and self-destructive youth culture. He’s also a struggling writer, trying to hone his craft and give himself an education he can’t afford. Read more

In The Can | ASL Film, Mark Wood

in the Can

Wed Feb 19, 2014 –  5:00 pm — Domenico’s
Thu Feb 20, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Hendricks Center for the Arts
Sat Feb 22, 2014 –  2:00 pm — Hendricks Center for the Arts

in the Can
If the opportunity comes, will you take it?


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Category:  ASL (American Sign Language)
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English Subtitles
Rating:  TBD
Runtime:  107 min.
Director:  Mark Wood
Producer:  Bellamie Harvard

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Synopsis:

Nicky, an aspiring young director, has the dream of every filmmaker: that one day he’d make it big in Hollywood. His dream suddenly comes true in the form of a mysterious stranger, Lou Lumire, who is a self-proclaimed Hollywood producer. Lumire has the ultimate once-in-a-lifetime offer for Nicky: to direct his very first feature film production! Read more

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Channeling

Sun Feb 16, 2014 –  2:00 pm — Bushel & Peck’s
Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  2:00 pm — Café Fromage #2
Sat Feb 22, 2014 –  5:00 pm — Club Impulse

Community Partners:  Phi Psi, US Cellular

Channeling
You’re only live once


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Category:  Drama / Sci-Fi
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English
Rating:  R
Runtime:  107 min.
Director:  Drew Thomas
Producer:  Gerry Santos, Laila Ansari

 

 

Filmmaker AttendingSynopsis:

A soldier returns home on bereavement leave to discover that his brother’s accidental death…wasn’t.

With 72 hours to solve the mystery, Jonah assumes his brother’s identity, and enters a world of voyeurism and exhibitionism that’s as dangerous as it is addictive – a world in which people broadcast their lives in real time to as large an audience as possible. Read more

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Musgo (Moss) / Ugly Night

Sat Feb 15, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Bushel & Peck’s
Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  7:30 pm — My Apartment
Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  5:00 pm — Rotary River Center  (BIFF Latino Discount)
Sat Feb 22, 2014 –  12:00 pm — Café Fromage #2  

(Ugly Night – short film preceding feature, see detail below)

Musgo (Moss)


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Category:  Thriller | Crime
Country:  Spain
Language:
Rating:  R
Runtime:  72 min.
Director:  Gami Orbegoso
Producer:  Gami Orbegoso

 

 

Synopsis:

Sara runs a large country house in the middle of the Pyrenees, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  Her peaceful life is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of her stepmother with whom she does not get along.  Her stepmother brings her father’s ashes.  What at first looks like a reconciliation turns into a nightmare. Read more

Jimmy in the Pienk

Jimmy in Pienk

Sun Feb 16, 2014 – 5:00 pm — Bushel & Peck’s
Thu Feb 20, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Club Impulse
Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  2:00 pm — La Casa Grande
Sat Feb 22, 2014 –  2:00 pm — La Casa Grande
Sat Fri Feb 22, 2014 – 7:30 pm — Bushel & Peck’s

Community Partners:  First Class Cosmetology School, Totally Tan Inc.

Jimmy in Pienk
Khaki is the new pink


Jimmy in the Pienk
Category:  Comedy / Romance
Country:  South Africa
Language:  English subtitles
Rating:  PG-13
Runtime:  93
Director:  Hanneke Schutte
Producer:  Zaheer  Goodman-Bhyat

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Synopsis:

JIMMY IN PINK is a quirky comedy about Jimmy Bester, a rugged seventh generation corn farmer who can give an accurate five-day weather forecast by simply sniffing the wind. Read more

Mad Ship

Mad Ship

Thu Feb 20, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Café Fromage #1
Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  5:00 pm — Bagels and More
Sat Feb 22. 2104 –  7:30 pm — Café Fromage #2

Mad Ship
Bound by hope. Driven by passion


Mad Ship
Category:  Drama / Romance
Country:  Canada
Language:  English
Rating:  PG-13
Runtime:  94 min.
Director:  David Mortin
Producer:  Patricia Fogliato, David Mortin, Elizabeth Jarvis

 

 

Synopsis:

Mad Ship is the story of Tomas Sorensen, a Scandinavian immigrant to the Canadian prairies in the 1920s.

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Go Down Death

Go Down Death

Sat Feb 15, 2014 – 12:00 pm — Café Fromage #2
Sat Feb 22, 2014 – 7:30 pm — Hendricks Center for the Arts
Sun Feb 23, 2014 – 2:00 pm — My Apartment

Community Partners:  Anthropology Club | Beloit College

“Go Down Death”
In Monochromanical Eye-Straining 2-D

Go Down DeathCategory:  Comedy
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English
Rating:  R
Runtime:  88 min.
Director:  Aaron Schimberg
Producer:  Vanessa McDonnell

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Synopsis:

‘An astonishing, out-of-nowhere film…a dreamy, highly stylized affair recalling early David Lynch or Guy Maddin. Highly recommended.’ – Scott Macaulay, Filmmaker Magazine Read more

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Siberia. Monamour

Sun Feb 16, 2014 –  5:00 pm — Hendricks Center for the Arts  Tickets
Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Hendricks Center for the Arts  Tickets
Sun Feb 23, 2014 –  12:00 pm — Bagels & More  Tickets

Community Partner:  Russian Club

Siberie Monamour
God has forgotten, but they did not forget God
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Category: Drama
Country: Russian Federation
Language:  English Subtitled
Rating: R
Runtime: 102 min.
Director: Slava Ross
Producer: Slava Ross, Pavel Skurikhin, Igor Chekalin, Vadim Zhuk

 

 

Synopsis:

Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan and his seven-year-old grandson Leshia. They wait for the boy’s father, who left two years ago and has not returned yet. Read more

Hasta Nunca

Hasta Nunca

Fri Feb 14, 2014 –  5:00 pm — My Apartment  Tickets
Fri Feb 21, 2014 –  7:30 pm — Rotary River Center  Tickets (BIFF Latino Discount)

Community Partner:  The Literacy Connection

Hasta Nunca
See you Never

Hasta NuncaCategory: Fiction, Hispanic
Country:  U.S., Uruguay
Language:  Spanish with Subtitles
Rating:  R
Runtime:  80 min.
Director:  Mark Street
Producer:

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Synopsis:

“Hasta Nunca follows MARIO LIGETTI, a middle aged hipster DJ who produces an underground radio show in Montevideo, Uruguay. He invites listeners to share their intimate thoughts with him and a live radio audience on the air. Mario re-negotiates his public and private personas during the course of the film and enters into an extra marital affair with JULIA, a divorcee searching for a new artistic spark.

In this international production (USA and Uruguay) each call in to the show was written and performed by local actors. Topics addressed in telephone conversations: lingering effects of the military dictatorship in Uruguay, the difficulty of obtaining an (illegal) abortion and varied identity issues. Ligetti’s show is a modern rollicking Miss Lonelyhearts with its host increasingly suffocated by the personal predicaments of his listeners.

Montevideo is a strong background character in the film’s visual landscape. Callers’ voices on the radio provide an acoustic counterpoint for an observational investigation of this ramshackle port city which retains the architectural vestiges of its colonial past.

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Jake Squared

Jake Squared
Life is Stranger Than Life


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Category:  Comedy / Romance
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English
Rating:  R
Runtime:  101
Director:  Howard Goldberg
Producer:  Howard Goldberg, David K. Wilson, Elias Koteas

 

 

Synopsis:

Jake Klein, 50, sets out to make a movie. He hires an actor to play himself and throws a big party. His idea is to shoot the heck out of it and see what he gets. But, everything spins out of control as different, unexpected people show up. Read more

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Servitude

Servitude
Get Your Shift Together


Servitude movie poster
Category:  Comedy
Country:  Canada
Language:  English
Rating:  R
Runtime:  85 min.
Director:  Warren Sonoda
Producer:  Sean Buckley

 

 

Synopsis:

A group of frustrated waiters at a kitschy steakhouse take over their restaurant for one final, glorious, revenge-filled night when they discover they are all about to be fired.

NOTE:  Synopsis are typically provided directly by the filmmaker themselves. Often English is not their first language. We ask reader’s understanding for less-than-perfect language and grammar

 

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B-Side

B-Side
Love is so damn catchy


B-Side Movie Poster
Category:  Comedy / Romance
Country:  US
Language:  English
Rating:  PG-13
Runtime:  97 min.
Director:  Amos Posner
Producer:  April Lamb

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Synopsis:

MIKE ZUMSTEG is a DJ for an underground internet radio station he helped found. APRIL SIMON is a fading pop star on what she expects to be the final tour of her career.

When April writes in to Mike’s show after he randomly makes a joke at her expense, the two end up meeting and forming an unlikely relationship.

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Convenience

Convenience

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Convenience
One Night. Two Men. Three Hostages… No Clue


Convenience
Category:  Comedy
Country:  United Kingdom
Language:  English
Rating:  PG-13
Runtime:  97 min.
Director:  Keri Collins
Producer:  Ray Panthaki

 

 

Synopsis:

“When simple Shaan (Four Lions’ Adeel Ahktar) finds himself in debt to some Russians for an accidnetal strip club incident, he drags life-long friend Ajay (Ray Panthaki) into the circumstances by hiding at their flat. They escpae the gun-toting heavy foreigners, but still need to find a way to pay back the over £8000 of debt. Read more

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Colegas (Buddies)

Colegas (Buddies)
The funniest comedy of the year


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Category: Adventure / Comedy
Country: Brazil
Language:  Portuguese
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 100 min.
Director: Marcelo Galvão
Producer: Marcelo Galvão

 

 

Synopsis:

“Buddies” is a road movie that shows the simple things in life in a poetic light, through the eyes of 3 characters with Down syndrome, who run away from the institute where they live to gain their freedom. Read more

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Putzel

Putzel
Sometimes you have to cross the street to find true love…


Putzel Movie Poster
Category:  Comedy | Jewish
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English
Rating:  R
Runtime:  88 min.
Director:  Jason Chaet
Producer:  Rick Moore, Sheri Davani

 

 

Synopsis:

For some, life is an adventure filled with opportunities to excel, and worlds to explore. But for Walter Himmelstein, a young man endearingly known as Putzel, life literally doesn’t go beyond his family’s fish store and his community on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

 

The Golden Scallop | The movie

The Golden Scallop

The Golden Scallop


The Golden Scallop
Category:  Comedy
Country:  U.S.
Language:  English
Rating:  PG-13
Runtime:  83 min.
Director:  Joseph Laraja
Producer:  Michael Boisvert

 

 

Synopsis:

Every year since 1969 the best three fried fish restaurants in the northeast have competed in the Golden Scallop Championship. The 43rd annual pits a food truck seeking redemption, an aging former champion and a well financed, novelty friendly fish house against each other in the truest test of short order cooking mettle. Read more