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February2014

  1. Countdown Day 8 – Pt. 2

    Posted February 7th, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 8 of SFF COUNTDOWN – Pt. 2: How does a poor, single, African-American mother become one of the world’s most notorious jewel thieves? You’ll just have to see the New England Premiere of Directors Kirk Marcolina and Matthew Pond’s THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF DORIS PAYNE to find out!


  2. Countdown Day 8

    Posted February 7th, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 8 of SFF COUNTDOWN: Making it’s World Premiere at SFF2014, local filmmaker Elayne McCabe’s KASHEER explores the complexities of life under military occupation from the point of view of three local artists living in the Kashmir Valley – a disputed territory in the Indian Himalayas on the border with Pakistan.


  3. Countdown Day 7

    Posted February 7th, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 7 OF SFF COUNTDOWN – Pt. 2: Director Jillian Schlesinger captures as fourteen year old Laura Dekker sets out—camera in hand—on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream: to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. The result is MAIDENTRIP.


  4. Countdown Day 6

    Posted February 7th, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 6 of SFF COUNTDOWN: Fifty percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas. By 2050, experts predict it will be eighty percent. Director Andreas Dalsgaard’s THE HUMAN SCALE ponders the complex question: how will all those people be able to live their lives in a mega city?


  5. Countdown Day 5 – Part 2

    Posted February 1st, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 5 of SFF COUNTDOWN-Pt. 2: Don’t worry – haven’t forgotten about today’s second film announcement. Trust me-it’s worth the wait. Making its Massachusetts Premiere, Director Jeremy Workman’s MAGICAL UNIVERSE grants us entrance to the world of Al Carbee, an 88 year old reclusive artist who spends his days creating a whole new world in […]


  6. Countdown Day 5

    Posted February 1st, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 5 of SFF COUNTDOWN: Director Simonka de Jong’s THE ONLY SON will make its East Coast debut at this year’s SFF! This international selection follows Pema, his parent’s only son, as he wrestles with whether to return to his hometown & care for his parents or live the life he dreams in the West. […]


  7. Countdown Day 4

    Posted February 1st, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 4 of SFF 2014 COUNTDOWN: Making it’s New England Premeire, Director Lukas Korver’s THE MEDICINE GAME shares the journey of two Native American brothers from New York state as they try to overcome their circumstances and acheive their lifelong goals: to play lacrosse for powerhouse Syracuse University. Here’s more.


  8. Countdown Day 3

    Posted February 1st, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 3 OF SFF 2014 COUNTDOWN: Director Michael Kleiman shows what happens when the Internet comes to some of the most remote parts of the world in the New England premiere of WEB. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOUOnIabrRE


  9. Countdown Day 2

    Posted February 1st, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    Day 2 of SFF 2014 Countdown: We’re thrilled that Director Chelsea McMullen’s MY PRAIRIE HOME, which takes the viewer on a musical journey through Canadian singer/songwriter Rae Spoon’s coming of age as a musician and transgender person, will be making it’s East Coast Premiere! Here’s a link to the film’s page.


  10. Countdown Day 1

    Posted February 1st, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    Day 1 of SFF 2014 Countdown- Part 2: Making its East Coast premiere, director Damon Vignale’s THE EXHIBITION captures what happens when a contemporary artist tries to showcase her provocative large-scale paintings of women who went missing on the streets of Vancouver during the previous two decades. Check it out here.