Albany FilmFest Presents...
We’re celebrating 10 years of local and global independent film with Albany FilmFest 2020 in March, and we’re kicking it off with this curated retrospective of some of selected winners and favorites from our last ten years. Check back next month for more!
The Great Migration • Thomas Lee • My Own Private Albany (5:40) An animated bird’s-eye view of Our Fair City. Best My Own Private Albany AFF 2019
Trainwreck to Narnia • Dylan Bergeson • Documentary (23:27) • Life on the road with Bobby Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggits, the hardest working comedy band you've never heard of. Best Documentary Short & Best of Show AFF 2014
The Weigh In • The Perez Brothers • Tiny Movie (1:21) (Oakland) Knocking out homophobia! Best Tiny Movie 2016
Come to the Table • Zoe Salnave • Documentary (8:40) The story of Berkeley’s Edible Garden. Best Documentary Short & Best in Show AFF 2011
Before the Bomb • Tannaz Hazemi • Narrative (23:00) Ten-year-old Elsa takes matters into her own hands when Child Services plans a visit that could separate her from her five-year-old brother. Best Narrative Short & Best in Show AFF 2015
Pearl • Patrick Osborne • Animated Short (5:44) A single father and his daughter travel through life, with music. Peabody Award Winner, Academy Award nominated, Best Animated Short AFF 2017
Raised by Krump • Maceo Frost • Documentary (21:15) A rare and beautiful inside look at the Compton/South Central, Los Angeles born dance movement called Krumping. The film focuses on how Krumping, the dance version of slam poetry, has helped people children, youth, and adults deal with the emotional issues that come with growing up in one of L.A.’s toughest neighborhoods, where showing emotion is often considered a sign of weakness. Best Documentary Short & Best in Show AFF 2016
A co-presentation of Albany FilmFest, Albany Library, and Friends of the Albany Library
- Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Show more dates
- 7:00pm - 9:00pm
- Albany Library
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