FILMED IN BROWARD: Take 2
*co-sponsored by THE BROWARD CULTURAL DIVISION
OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY JUNE 30 – HOSTED BY LOUIE BOSSI’S RISTORANTE AND BAR GET TICKETS HERE
(This Event is FREE for FLiFF Members)
WHEN: July 1 – 3, 2016
WHERE: Cinema Paradiso – Ft. Lauderdale
FILM TICKETS: Film Screenings are FREE & open to the public – Admission is first come, first served
PARTY TICKETS: FRI & SUN $15/PP – SAT $10/PP
**FREE for Director, Executive Producer and Superstar members levels.
PARTIES: (Each following final film for day)
Opening Night Reception 7/1– $15/pp (Key West Theme)
California Quinoa Salad mango, almonds, edamame, red pepper, coconut, raisins & red onion in a light lime balsamic dressing, Crab Cakes , Beef Sliders, Key Lime mini-cupcakes, Sand Dollar Cookies
Saturday Centerpiece Party 7/2 – $10/pp
Features pizza, salad & ice cream
Closing Night Party 7/3 – $15/pp (Barbeque Theme)
Chopped BBQ Pork Sandwiches, Sliced BBQ Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Hush Puppies, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Sweet Potato Pie
**Party tickets may be purchased at the box office in Ft. Lauderdale
THE OTHER EXCITING PART: Filmmakers will be present to speak on behalf of their films!
FRIDAY, JULY 1
5:15PM THE DISCUSSION II
8:30PM Opening Night Party – BUY PARTY TICKETS NOW
SATURDAY, JULY 2
12:00PM PEMBROKE CIRCLE
2:00PM SWEET DILLARD
4:00PM FOSTER SHOCK
5:45PM Greater Goode; FATBOY: The Movie
7:45PM THE LAST HIT
9:45PM After-Party in the Courtyard – BUY PARTY TICKETS NOW
SUNDAY, JULY 3
1:00PM Pioneer Winter; Saving Grace: The AIDS Crisis in the Black Community
1:45PM INSTRUMENTS OF CHANGE
4:00PM TOM DOWD & THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC
8:00PM Closing Night Party – BUY PARTY TICKETS NOW
THE PROGRAM FOR THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY:
FILMED IN BROWARD; TAKE 2 - 2016 EDITION
Friday, July 1 @ 5:15pm
THE DISCUSSION II; Produced & directed by GEN-ERIC
The Discussion II is an award winning stream of consciousness documentary film which presents an ever changing tapestry of people’s thoughts and passions. There is no script. No plot. It is a quiet compelling look into people, young and old, asking everyday questions about life and the human condition.
“The Discussion is simple, clever, and uplifting. It reminds us that everyday people are the real stars in the drama of life.”
– Citizen Powered Media
Friday, July 1 @ 7:00pm
PAPA; Written, produced & directed by Shane Christian Eason
SYNOPSIS: Hoards of quirky, middle-aged men, donning full white beards, sportsmen garb, and Spanish red berets, descend upon Key West for the Ernest “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.
For the first time since it’s history, the final stage of voting resulted in a tie between two long-time contenders Matt Gineo and Denis Golden. Rather than welcoming two new Papas, the judges deliberated and voted on a tiebreaker, awarding Gineo the Papa title and membership into club. Since Golden lost the previous year in the closest vote to date, the other contestants (Wannabes) consider him to be the odds-on favorite to win the following year, seeing him as a symbol of inspiration and determination; while others are jealous of the attention he receives and consider him a threat.
Saturday, July 2 @ noon
PEMBROKE CIRCLE written, produced and directed by Max Rousseau, is about a young girl whose life is traumatically impacted by a disturbing instance of human trafficking that hits extremely close to home.
Saturday, July 2 @ 2:00pm
SWEET DILLARD, produced by Konstantia Kontaxis, Mike Stocker and Susan Stocker and directed by Jim Virga, chronicles a year in the life of one of the nation’s best public high school jazz bands, the Dillard High School Jazz Ensemble in Fort Lauderdale, under the leadership of the zealous Mr. Christopher Dorsey.
Saturday, July 2 @ 4:00pm
FOSTER SHOCK written by Brian Bayerl and directed by Mari Frankel, examines Florida’s ‘privatized’ foster care system and takes a first-hand look at what happens to children once from their abusive families and become dependents of the State of Florida. It explains the Community Based Care (CBC) concept and how they were designed to work for the child’s benefit and why they are off course.
Saturday, July 2 @ 5:45pm
Greater Goode; Written & produced by Michael Chasin and directed by Jordan Wahl;
Playing with ‘Fatboy; The Movie’
This short drama is about an escaped POW who discovers he was set-up for capture. A cat and mouse games ensues between the soldier and his superior officer. As tensions build, motivations are revealed and neither man will leave the same way he entered.
Saturday, July 2 @ 5:45pm
FATBOY: The Movie; Produced & starring Miles Forman and directed by Michael Landsberg
Playing with ‘Greater Goode’
FATBOY The Movie, produced by and starring Miles Forman and directed by Michael Landsberg, tracks the circuitous route of Forman on his quest to lose 50 pounds. With gritty resolution and a sense of humor in his last ditch effort to win the battle of the bulge. As he peels off the pounds with the help of fitness guru/former wrestler Mike Manno, we discover why the odds are against us, why quick-fix fad diets don’t work and some startling facts and figures about the $40 billion dollar a year diet industry.
Saturday, July 2 at 7:45pm
THE LAST HIT, directed by Michael Glier and written by and starring Lou Pappas, this action-thriller follows a man who, driven by revenge, joins the local crime syndicate to find the people who killed his daughter. When he opts to save a young girl he was sent to dispose of, they must struggle to survive.
Sunday, July 3 @ 1:00pm
Saving Grace: The AIDS Crisis in the Black Community; Produced & directed by Hugh Beswich
The film reveals stories about the impact of HIV or AIDS of 20 members of the Broward County Black community. In this county, 51% of new infections are among African Americans. Assuming current infection patterns continue, 50% of Black men who have sex with men will eventually contract HIV.
Playing with: Pioneer Winter Writer, Producer & Director: Tabatha Mudra / 2014 / 6 min / MOV Choreographer, teacher, dancer, activist: Pioneer Winter bares the intimate details of his projects, experiences and private life in this obscure short film. Filmmaker, Tabatha Mudra invites you to explore the world of queer dance and activism at its peak in Miami.
Sunday, July 3 at 1:45pm
INSTRUMENTS OF CHANGE, written, produced & directed by Steve Waxman, reveals how the performing arts integrated a community and helped revitalize downtown Miami. Showcased is the Fine Arts Conservatory (established in 1950) and the Lunchtime Arts Series (1972-1992), both started by longtime Miami resident Ruth Greenfield.
Sunday, July 3 @ 3:15pm
Slaphappia, produced by Whitney Bayerl and written and directed by Brian Bayerl, a short comedy about a guy whose life goes from bad to worse. After losing his girlfriend, getting fired from his job, and becoming a suspect in the murder of his only friend, Zac enacts his revenge on the world using his last three worldly possessions.
Sunday, July 3 @ 4:00pm
TOM DOWD & THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC, directed and produced by long-time Broward County resident Mark Moormann, profiles the extraordinary life and legendary work of long-time engineer and producer for Atlantic Records who was responsible for some of the most important R&B, rock, and jazz records ever made. Featuring interviews and appearances by Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers among others. The film premiered at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and 2003 Toronto International Film Festival and has received widespread critical acclaim.
Sunday, July 3 @ 6:00pm
CANVAS; Directed & written by Joeseph Greco, tells the story of a young boy and his dad struggling to cope with the effects of a mother and wife with schizophrenia. Marcia Gay Harden and Joe Pantoliano star in this powerful and heartwarming film influenced by Greco’s childhood, in Hollywood, Florida.