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May 11th - 17th, 2012

Cobble Hill Cinemas
265 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

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Friday, May 11th

Eagles in the Chicken Coop 95 min - NY Premiere

A team of investigative documentarians set out to follow the making of a late night, made-for-television Mature Movie, to capture an inside look at mainstream American movie practices and sensibilities at their lowest. As the production spins out of control, the team of friends sidesteps the studios contractual demands of sex and nuance, risking their jobs, in a game of cat-and-mouse, scraping to protect the 'important' love story they believe The Lone Rancher can provide.

Director: Brent Florence
Writers: Brent Florence, Kenny Luper
Executive Producer: Reece Duca
Producer: Bryan L. Bihari
Co-producer: James Bass
Director of Photography: Matt Davis

Cast: Kathleen Quinlans, Vincent Young, Dwight Ewell, Alex Holdridge, Bruce Abbott, Cameron Bender, Megan Bergkvist


7:00 PM

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BAM! Burger Jam 4.5 min

Whimsical peril awaits in this music video entirely made from construction paper, where fantastical creatures help to tell the tale of a 'floogle-hornist' who must decide between practicing for the marching band or grilling hamburgers at the local 'BAM! Burger' restaurant.

Director: Kegan Swyers


Four Of A Qind 5 min

Cheating at Texas Hold'Em can be deadly.

Director: Angelo Campanile



It's In The Blood 81 min - NY Premiere

When a father and son become stranded in the wild, they must confront the horrors of their past to escape with their lives.

Director: Scooter Downey

Producers: Sean Elliot and Scooter Downey

Cast: Lance Henriksen, Sean Elliot, Rose Sirna, Jimmy Gonzalez


9:30 PM

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Bellatoxic: The End 3.5 min

Music video for BELLATOXIC, a hard rock band from Sandnes, Norway.

Director: Fredrik Waldeland



Grounded 8 min

One astronaut's journey through space and life ends on a hostile exosolar planet.

Director: Kevin Margo


Saturday, May 12th

Heeling Neen 55 min - NY Premiere

This documentary follows the amazing recovery of Tonier 'Neen' Cain from a lifetime of abuse and drug addiction to a career as a nationally-known speaker and educator on the devastation of trauma and the hope of recovery. For 19 nightmarish years, she lived on the streets, racking up 66 criminal convictions, until finally treatment for her trauma offered her a way out and up. .

Directors: Laura Cain, Diana Gross

Producers: Laura Cain, Tonier Cain, Diana Gross, Thom Stromer


12:00 PM

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Stay With Me Jesus 3.5 min

Using shadow puppets, animation and recycled paper sets, film group One Degree Off captures the spirit and irony of the Guster song, 'Stay with Me Jesus'.

Directors: Kathleen Judge, Susan Hall, and Jason Creps



One Punch At A Time 9 min

Follows Asia Stevenson, an 18-year-old female boxer from Washington DC hoping to qualify for the first women's U.S. Olympic boxing team and compete for gold in the 2012 Olympic games in London.

Director: Lawrence Dortch



Of Two Minds 96 min - NY Premiere

This documentary explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of three unique and compelling people living with bipolar disorder in America today.

Directors: Lisa Klein and Doug Blush

Executive Producers: Christine O’Malley, John Loll and Jane Bielke-Loll

Producers: Kristin Chambers and Lisa Klein

Cinematographer: Doug Blush

Editor: Doug Blush

Composer: Keith Kenniff


2:00 PM

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Good Men 12 min

All it takes for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing.

Director: Brian Connors

Producer: Sean Tracey

Cast: Ed Asner and Mark Rydell



More Than Me 96 min - NY Premiere

Actor/comedian Jim Breuer, best known from Saturday Night Live and the film Half Baked, set out in 2008 on his first stand-up tour in six years, taking his 84 year-old father along for the ride of his life. While struggling with the chores of caregiving and coming to terms with his father's mortality, Jim is determined to strengthen their relationship while on the road.

Director: William Philbin

Producers: Zac Greenbaum, William Philbin

Cast: Jim Breuer


4:30 PM

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Walk Tall 11 min

No sponsorship, one kidney, tuberculosis, a broken back...

Director: Kate Sullivan



Supporting Characters 89 min

Two New York film editors balance their personal relationships while reworking a movie in crisis.

Director: Daniel Schechter

Producers: Tim Duff, Adam Der Aris, Dale Alexander Carnegie, Alex A. Ginzburg

Writer: Tarik Lowe, Daniel Schechter
Cinematographer: Richard P. Ulivella

Cast: Alex Karpovsky, Tarik Lowe, Kevin Corrigan, Arielle Kebbel, Melonie Diaz, Sophia Takal, Sebastian Sozzi and Lena Dunham


7:00 PM

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A Love Story... In Milk 2 min

The most romantic film you'll ever see with two milk cartons.

Director: Danann Breathnach



Thinking Inside The Box 8 min

Lonely Darrel wants one thing: to ask the girl across the street out. But there is one problem: he is agoraphobic and cannot leave the house.

Director: James Hickey




The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling

76 min - NY Premiere

This documentary chronicles the rise and fall of the first ever all-female wrestling show through the stories of those who lived it.

Director: Brett Whitcomb

Executive Producer: Jason Connell

Producers: Jason Connell, Brett Whitcomb

Writer: Bradford Thomason

Cinematographer: Brett Whitcomb

Composer: Dwayne Cathey, Bradford Thomason



9:30 PM

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Raceway 5 min

A short documentary on slot-car racing, featuring slot-car racing legend, P.A. Watson.

Director: Brett Whitcomb



Bathing & The Single Girl 11 min

A raw & irreverent look at dating - and bathing with - younger men.
Director: Christine Elise McCarthy


Sunday, May 13th

Fast Talk 56 min - NY Premiere

College debaters now speak at unintelligible speeds. Some claim the benefits are clear: More arguments per minute that an opposing team needs to rebut. But is there a dark side to fast talk? This film follows the Northwestern University debate team for one year as the students try to fast talk their way to another championship. A documentary that will make you question the speed of your own life and keep you talking.

Director: Debra Tolchinsky

Producers: Ron Ward, David E. Tolchinsky, Debra Tolchinsky

Composer: Mark Koval


12:00 PM

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Entanglement 6 min

One soul's struggle to accept love.

Director: Renae Radford



America's Last Hitchhikers 12 min

A short documentary about hitchhiking in America.

Director: Paul Gallasch



7 Years Underground: A 60's Tale 98 min - NY Premiere

Howard and Elly Solomon opened the doors of the unique Cafe Au Gogo in 1964. Six weeks later, already close to going out of business, they made a last minute decision to reach out to comedian Lenny Bruce. Two days into Lenny's performance he was arrested and booked for obscenity charges, along with Howard and Elly. That historic arrest, and the international press it garnered would put the Cafe Au Go Go on the entertainment world map.

Director: Jason M. Solomon

Executive Producers: Candice Solomon, Elly Solomon, Justin Cook

Producers: Jason M. Solomon, Josh Batts, Frank Gonzalez





2:00 PM

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The Visit 12 min

A modern, bittersweet story following a mother and daughter's struggle to let their love overcome their prejudice.

Director: Amelia Hann



Bed Stuy: Do or Die 80 min

This powerful documentary takes viewers deep into the gritty streets of Bed-Stuy with a group of modern-day heroes from the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps (BSVAC). James "Rocky" Robinson works with gang members, alcoholics and drug users to save lives, taking action in a community previously overrun with drugs, gangs, and prostitution. But the ambulance corp has fallen on hard times while waiting for a new headquarters, and has been forced to operate out of a tent in an empty lot. And the heat of another summer season is just beginning...

Director: Daniel Bishop

Executive Producer: Jack Osbourne





4:30 PM

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Little Miss Little 5 min

Little Miss Little is traveling through her own cardboard and paper universe. She seeks comfort in the familiar objects and environments surrounding her, but the subjective landscape of her mind starts to crumble, urging her to come back to reality.

Director: Marie Bloch-Lainé



Il Barbiere 9 min

Sal, a 67 year-old Italian-American barber, is struggling to come to terms with the gentrification of the Brooklyn neighborhood where he's worked his whole life. The regular customers he's had for 40+ years have all moved away, and he's left to defend his working-class community against the condescending yuppie invaders.

Director: Rob Cristiano



5 Days in Denver 112 min

Protesters. Police. Pepper Spray. For 5 days in 2008, a group of protesters calling themselves Re-create 68 took to the streets of Denver to dissent against the American government at the Democratic National Convention. Defying federal court orders, riot police and bad press, this motley assemblage of men and women ranging in age from 21 to 71, set out to 're-create the spirit of the sixties' and exercise their version of democracy with their voices and bodies as their only political capital. This film is an immersive journey through the modern protest experience in America and the life of the unconventional patriot.

Director: Todd Cassetty

Producers: Todd Cassetty, Jamison Rotch





7:00 PM

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Alcoholic Faith Mission - My Eyes to See 4 min

Nothing Ever Really Changes.

Director: Matthew Thompson



The Horror of Barnes Folly 89 min - NY Premiere

When a misunderstood monster stumbles into the small backwoods hillbilly town of Barnes Folly, it is up to Deputy Johnson and his posse of mismatched townspeople to catch the horrible, horrific, horrifying Monster.

Director: Jonathan Rach

Producer: Jonathan Rach

Cast: Chris Gorbos, Dennis Gubbins, Elizabeth Bell, Chris Rodrick, Aman Royal, Blake Arnold




9:30 PM

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Crime School 11 min

In a world where everyone is a criminal, Marcellino Macario, a student of Crime School, loses his criminal powers when he falls in love with Mimi Fatale. Are criminals able to escape love?

Director: Maria Valentina Bove


Monday, May 14th

Sneakers & Soul 98 min

After inheriting a pair of blue sneakers and a mysterious key to a New York City apartment, a young work-obsessed lawyer finds himself following in his late father's adventurous footsteps - walking from South Jersey to New York with his loyal, but complicated best friend.

Director: Jonathan Zelenak

Producers: Marty Buccafusco, Niki Janowski, Patrick LaMorte, Jonathan Zelenak

Writers: Marty Buccafusco, Jonathan Zelenak

Cast: Billy Fenderson, S.J. Hannah, Marie Cecile Anderson


7:00 PM

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Twilite: Fire 3 min

'Fire' from Twilite's album 'Quiet Giant'

Director: Marcin Mikulski



Office Romance 2.0 10 min

A secretary embarks on a very modern office romance with an unexpected co-worker.

Director: Leon Chambers



Holy Rollers:

The True Story of Card Counting Christians

91 min - NY Premiere

Follows the rise of arguably the largest and most well-funded blackjack team in America-made up entirely of churchgoing Christians. While they succeed in taking millions from casinos, how will they manage to find a place for faith and God in the arena of high stakes gambling?

Director: Bryan Storkel

Executive Producers: Jason Connell, Ben Crawford, Alex Gelhorn, Colin Jones, Bryan Storkel

Producers: Bryan Storkel, Jason Connell, Amy Storkel

Cinematographer: Brian Liepe

Composer: Frank Lenz


9:30 PM

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Escape of the Gingerbread Man!!! 12 min

A mad romp through the Irish countryside, and a subtle commentary on the changes in traditions and culture that is happening through the emerald Isle.

Director: Tod Polson


Tuesday, May 15th

Act Naturally 90 min

When two estranged step-sisters learn of their father's untimely death on a business trip, they must travel cross-country to claim his remains. Upon arriving at their father's final destination, the girls are shocked to discover he had been leading a double life as the proprietor of a nudist resort. To top it off... this is their inheritance.
Director: J.P. Riley

Producers: Christine Sheaks, Dustin Pearlman, Katie L. Hall
Writer: J.P. Riley, Katie L. Hall
Cinematographer: Dustin Pearlman

Cast: Katie L. Hall, Liz Lytle, Susan May Pratt, Courtney Abbott, Josh McVaney


7:00 PM

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Maid of Dishonor 11 min

Darlene has to wade through the aftermath of last night's crazy bachelorette party and get the bride to the church on time, whom she may or may not have slept with the night before.

Director: Lisa Wardell



The Pill 83 min

Worried that he has gotten the free-spirited Mindy pregnant after an unprotected one-night stand, Fred feigns romantic interest and sticks by her side for twelve hours to make sure she takes both doses of the morning-after pill.

Director: J.C. Khoury

Producers: J.C. Khoury, Trevor Herrick

Cast: Noah Bean, Rachel Boston, Anna Chlumsky


9:30 PM

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Love After Sunrise 15 min

A hopeless romantic recounts how getting into a relationship with his ideal woman causes him to destroy the very thing he's been longing for since he first discovered the opposite sex.

Director: Hadi Ghandour


Wednesday, May 16th

The Table 71 min

For nearly 20 years, a group of tenacious individuals meet every Thursday to discuss their strategies on breaking into the exclusive club known as Hollywood. The group is called The Table.

Director: Ana Barredo

Producers: Ana Barredo, Roger Lay Jr., Marc Scott Zicree and Phil Bishop

Cinematographers: Ana Barredo and Roger Lay Jr.

Editors: Ana Barredo and Roger Lay Jr.

Cast: Marc Scott Zicree, Elaine Zicree, Armin Shimerman, James Troesh, Chris Wyatt, Guillermo Del Toro, Michael Nankin, George Takei, Michael Reaves, James Metropole


7:00 PM

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Kiss-A Love Story 2 min

Kiss, a love story. Told as a solar eclipse.

Directors: Franck Aubry, Joseph Hodgson



My Pantanal 10 min

A film about a boy named Aerenilso, who lives on a ranch in the Pantanal, the world's largest and wildest wetland, in Brazil.

Director: Andrea Heydlauff



New York Showcase 86 min - NY Premiere

New York Showcase follows eleven college seniors as they prepare to perform at the New York Showcase. Whoever manages to get an agent will enter the professional world through the front door; the rest will have to keep on fighting as anonymous actors.
Director: Albert Uria

Executive Producers: Marta Argullos, Ramon Corominas, Oriol Uria

Producer: Clare Schmidt


9:30 PM

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The Vacuum Kid 11 min

Imagine being 12-years-old and the owner of more than 160 vacuum cleaners.

Director: Katie Mahalic


Friday, May 11th -Fairy Tales Revisited"

Katieland 10 min

Nothing prepares Katie Colvin for the surreal and moving discoveries she makes when she awakes in a room full of everything she's ever lost.

Director: Jeremy Santi

  5:15 PM
Wish 143    

Children of the Air 20 min

Past and present bleed into one as we follow the rise and demise of a young couple's fairytale love affair.

Director: Damian Horan


Auf Wiedersehen Papa (Goodbye Daddy) 23 min

Little girl Charlie doesn’t know how to cope with the separation of her parents. Inspired by a fairy tale, she believes that her father was poisoned by his new girlfriend. Thus, she tries to free her father from this spell and comes up with a fatal plan...

Director: Sandra Nedeleff


Monday, May 14th - "Behind The Scenes"

Police Tape 26 min

A film that examines the impact of police recordings over the past two decades.

Director: Josh Wolf

  5:15 PM

From The Ground Up 31 min

The brave are those who see imminent danger and still walk into it.

Director: Beth Gage


Tuesday, May 15th - "Family Ties"

CMDJ 15 min

The most aggressively passionate classical music radio host, Jim Stone, is fired from his station and goes berserk.

Director: Daniel Wolf

  5:15 PM

Portrait of Lenore 18 min

In this stylized, autobiographical short film, director Peter Jin copes with depression by creating a make-believe sister - a sister he might have had if his mother did not have an abortion - and indulges in fond, pretend memories of his otherwise unhappy childhood.

Director: Peter Jin


The Glowing Hours 22 min

A young girl looks to the past to remember a promise she once made.

Director: Paul Young


Wednesday, May 16th - "Love and Romance"

Te Odio (I Hate You) 6 min

Sometimes it's not easy to talk about certain things with those you love the most..

Director: Rafa Rojas-Diaz

  5:15 PM

Gemalogia 12 min

Erick and his colleagues spend long hours analyzing the imperfections of these precious stones, until one day he becomes incapable of doing his job.

Director: Rick Limentani


Tu & Eu 14 min

Does love conquer all? Through one brief phone conversation, Tu & Eu follows several star-crossed lovers whose differences have put their long time love affair at a critical impasse.

Director: Edward Shieh


Scent 16.5 min

Scent follows the harrowing tale of John, an elderly man gripped with grief following the death of his wife Patricia.

Director: Darren Bolton


Thursday, May 17th - "Dark Comedy"

Falling Apart 6 min

Have you even loved someone so much that losing them caused you to fall apart?

Director: Christopher Valori

  5:15 PM

Danny Caldwell Goes To Hell 17.5 min

A screenwriter faces an ironic punishment when he's sent to hell and is forced to live eternity as a character in one of his own awful screenplays.
Director: Benjamin Lupinetti


Ten: Sin For Salvation 18 min

At the gates of heaven, Hannes makes a bet with St. Peter that he can break all ten commandments within 30 minutes in Munich's most notorious bar.

Director: Stefan Hering


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