Wednesday, November 7th – Weyauwega International Film Festival

Wednesday, Nov. 7th

4pm

Feature Film

FORT MARIA

USA 84  Minutes  – NARRATIVE FEATURE – Directed by Thomas Southerland

Forty-something immigrant Maria struggles while her adopted daughter Meredith is away. Maria bonds with her neighbor Clara as Meredith seeks out her biological aunt Violet, a loner confronted with her past by her curious niece. The death of Meredith’s aging dog spur each of these women into reflections on identity, family, and the temporary freedom of tranquilizers.

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Wednesday, Nov. 7th

5:30pm

Short Films

72 minutes

FLAG

IRAN 17 Minutes  – DOCUMENTARY SHORT – Directed by Mohammad Hadi Esfandyari

They have named Iran the Chalipa territory which means the cross. The age of this mysterious symbol comes to the well long ago.
The horizontal line is the symbol of the nullity, night, calm, femininity and the loss.

CANDICE

UK 10 Minutes  – NARRATIVE SHORT – Directed by George Watson

Over the course of one fateful night in East London, thirty-something Candice learns that first impressions are not always everything.

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HOPE AND A FUTURE

USA – Wisconsin 7 Minutes  – DOCUMENTARY SHORT – Directed by Nate Lehner

“Hope and a Future” is a groundbreaking elderly care facility with a vision to include all generations in the care of each other. Based in our backyard of Madison, WI, we take a look inside this award winning unique model.  Lives are changed when people pour love and passion into what they are doing to impact others.

PINEBOX

USA – 18 Minutes  – NARRATIVE SHORT – Directed by D.R. Tibbits

Merle, a small-town simpleton still grieving over the loss of his mother, fills his days with a strange hobby: crashing strangers’ funerals. Working at a funeral home run by pragmatic businessman Lew, Merle tries to get him to sell his homemade casket. Lew wants nothing to do with it.

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SWAN WAS HERE

USA – 15 Minutes  – DOCUMENTARY SHORT – Directed by Annika Leon

A story of loss, gain, and eventual triumph as homeless man Jim Swan finds housing in Rochester, New York.

Wednesday, Nov. 7th

7pm

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

Join us at the Gerold Opera House for our opening night reception.

Wednesday, Nov. 7th

7:30pm

Feature Film

2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY

USA 140  Minutes  – NARRATIVE FEATURE – Directed by Stanley Kubrick – 1968

One the most groundbreaking and influential films ever made. After 50 years the story is as relevant as ever. HAL 9000, meet Alexa. A mysterious journey beginning with early man and culminating with a psychedelic trip to Jupiter.  Here is a chance to see this masterpiece on the big screen.

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