The 2018 Greater New Milford Film Festival Schedule of Events
Tickets can be purchased or reserved for all events shown at Bank Street Theater online at BankStreetTheater.com (under “tickets & times”) or at the theater’s box office.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Mantra: Sounds Into Silence |Tickets Here
Bank Street Theater | 7:30 pm | $10 | Sponsored by Zaragoza
Q&A with Miriam Zernis to follow screening
Proceeds will benefit the Greater New Milford Film Festival Scholarship Fund. A full-length documentary exploring the musical and social phenomenon of chanting.
Tickets available on bankstreettheater.com or at the Bank Street Theater box office.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Long Lost |Tickets Here
Bank Street Theater | 7:30 pm | FREE| Sponsored by Accurate Answer
Q&A with creator Erik Bloomquist to follow
Synopsis: When Seth receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country he soon realizes the people inside may know him better than he knows himself.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
Home of The Brave |Tickets Here
Bank Street Theater | 12:00 pm | FREE| Sponsored by Executive Cuisine
The true story of how Southbury, CT stopped the Nazi regime from setting up in town in 1937. Directed by Scott Sniffen. A Q&A with Melinda Elliot, Vice President of the Southbury Historical Society, will follow the film.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2
Independent Spirit Movie Screening: Gotti
New Milford Public Library | 6:00 pm | FREE
The library will be screening the 2018 film Gotti starring John Travolta. Synopsis: The film reveals the relationship of a father who lived and died by the mob code and a son who chose to leave that world behind and redeem himself and the Gotti name.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3
Litchfield Hills Screenwriter’s Workshop |Tickets Here
The Makery | 7:00 pm | $5 | Sponsored by Executive Cuisine
Q&A with Brittany Nisco
Proceeds will benefit the Greater New Milford Film Festival Scholarship Fund. Page
readings and critiques from current members’ scripts followed by a Q&A with local
filmmaker Britanny Nisco. Light refreshments will be served.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4
2018 Manhattan Short Film Festival | Tickets Here
Bank Street Theater | 7:00 pm | $15 | Sponsored by Bakewell & Mulhare
Proceeds will benefit the Greater New Milford Film Festival Scholarship Fund. You be the judge! Nine short films from eight countries will be judged by you, the audience. Winners will be announced on Monday, October 8 at 10:00 am at ManhattanShort.com
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5
Fanatic Heart: The Story So Far of Black 47 |Tickets Here
The Makery | 7:30 pm | FREE| Sponsored by Litchfield Distillery
Q&A with band member Joe Burcaw to follow the screening
Passion, poetry, and politics fuel this documentary about Black 47, the fabled House Band of New York City.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6
Greater New Milford Shorts |Tickets Here
Bank Street Theater | 12:00 pm | FREE | Sponsored by Sherry Wheeler and Gary Passineau of William Raveis
A collection of short films created by greater New Milford area residents. Most of the filmmakers will be on hand to answer questions following each short film. Attendees will be able to vote for their favorite film.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7
2018 Manhattan Short Film Festival |Tickets Here
Bank Street Theater | 12:00 pm | $15 | Sponsored by Bakewell & Mulhare
An encore screening of the 2018 Manhattan Short Film Festival. Ticketholders are
invited to join us for a closing reception at Lucia following the screening.