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October 2019

The Tony Alva Story + Opening Night Party

October 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, West High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$10 – $27

Coan Buddy Nichols & Rick Charnoski Skateboarding did not start out as a rebellious, anti-authority lifestyle activity. One of the key figures in the early evolution of skateboarding from a wholesome, contest based "sport" into the freewheeling art form that it is today was Tony Alva. At 61-years-old Alva, the oldest professional skateboarder in the world, is considered by many to be the godfather of modern day skateboarding. Alva’s brand of aggression and bravado in the 70’s set the stage…

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Opening Night Party

October 4, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - October 5, 2019 @ 1:00 am
Village Brewing Company, 34 W Main St
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
$15
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Way Beyond Shorts

October 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Verve, 18 East Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$10 – $13

Way Beyond Shorts Block The cringe-worthy, eyeopening shorts that you definitely need to watch  By order:dir. Isabelle Levent // 11 minsTwo members of Generation Z expound on their values and habits as they redefine minimalism in a world of consumption, technology, and information overload.dir. Eileen O'Meara // 3 minsDo you ever wonder "did I leave the coffee on?" or "am I pregnant with a devil-baby?” This hand-drawn animation explores anxiety, obsession, and one woman’s slippery hold on reality.dir. Dylan Simel…

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Rush Hour

October 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Verve, 18 East Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
$10 – $13

Luciana Kaplan Rush Hour narrates the parallel stories of three middle aged characters in these very complex cities: Mexico City, Istanbul and Los Angeles. They all share the fact of spending almost half of their life in public transportation or a car to go to work and back home. This situation complicates their personal life in several ways and makes them feel they’re losing something essential that is not coming back. The film is told in different chapters as their conflicts evolve and they end…

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Thunder Road

October 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:55 pm
United Reformed Church, 100 West Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
$10.00 – $13.00

Jim Cummings Jim Cummings stars as a police officer from Texas who deals with the death of his mother while giving a heartfelt eulogy at her funeral. Inspired by the music of singer-songwriter, Bruce Springsteen.  

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These Are Shorts: Some Narrative & Some Documentary

October 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, West High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$10 – $13

These Are Shorts: Some Narrative & Some Documentary Shorts Block A curation of US Narrative & Documentary Shorts By order:dir. Theo Gray // 24 minsThe Breath That Lives Within A Home, is a story that follows a grandchild rediscovering his deceased grandfather’s home through memories and journals of self-reflections. The film is an exploration of structures representing memories and associations to passed loved ones. The grandchild is a wondering collector that is imprinted by his grandfather’s presence and remaining cremated…

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All Ages Shorts

October 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Immaculata High School, 240 Mountain Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$10 – $13

All Ages Shorts Block A curation of All Ages Shorts from Animation to Live Action By Screening Order:dir. Natasha Canepa // 3 minsdir. Wingz Wu // 2 mins“Goldfish” is an abstract 2D looping animation about people’s deep desire for fighting with tiresome daily routine. However, no matter how hard we try, we still can’t escape from the fish tank, because the fish tank is life itself.dir. Alexis Neophytides // 16 mins13-year-old Ethan Sonneborn loves dogs, basketball and fishing — and he’s running…

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Mira Al Futuro Shorts Block

October 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
United Reformed Church, 100 West Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$10 – $13.00

Mira Al Futuro Shorts Block A curation of short narrative & documentary films Produced or Directed by Multicultural filmmakers. Co-presented by New York Latino Film Festival. By Screening Order:dir. Daniella Hobbs // 15 minsCity of Good Neighbors documents the refugee community in Buffalo, and how those residents are contributing to the overall development of the city. With Director Daniella Hobbs in persondir. Andrew Garcia // 21 minsA young widower struggles to support his grandmother and his daughter after the devastation…

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Everything or Nothing Tour

October 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:06 pm
Immaculata High School, 240 Mountain Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$10 – $13

Kirby Sybert Enthused independent musician heads out on his first tour and finds challenge along the way. With Director Kirby Sybert in person

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Gospel of Eureka

October 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, West High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$10 – $13.00

Michael Palmieri & Donal Mosher To celebrate the growing LGBTQ+ community in Somerville, we are kicking off the festival with a humble, wholesome documentary about Eureka Springs, Ark. It’s a town where faith is the key to the town, but Evangelical Christians and drag queens step into the spotlight to dismantle stereotypes. Because, in the end, love wins over hate. A Kino Lober Release Co-Presented with Jade Salon

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Honeyland

October 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Immaculata High School, 240 Mountain Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$10.00 – $13.00

Tamara Kotevska & Ljubomir Stefanov A woman utilises ancient beekeeping traditions to cultivate honey in the mountains of Macedonia. When a neighboring family tries to do the same, it becomes a source of tension as they disregard her wisdom and advice. A Neon release. Co-Presented with Iron Bound Hard Cider

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En El Séptimo Dia

October 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
United Reformed Church, 100 West Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
$10.00 – $13.00

Jim McKay José, the best player on his soccer team, is in a tough spot. He's in the United States illegally, his pregnant wife in Mexico is planning on joining him, and he is supposed to be at work during the championship game. A Cinema Guild Release With Actors Genoel Ramirez & Gilberto Jimenez in person Co-Presented by New York Latino Film Festival

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Street Boy

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ben Duffy Anders Nordlow is the searching for sugar man of skateboarding. He is a creative genius on a skateboard, but yet, unless you live in LA and have skated with him…you most likely have never heard of him. I met Anders back in 2009 while filming my first documentary, we are skateboarders…I recognized then that he was starting to do out of the norm tricks….but as the years went by I would see the progression…and I realized his mind…

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Memory Video

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, West High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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Roy Power Miguel Gomez and his family fight to keep the video store experience alive in the age of streaming. With Director Roy Power and Producer Wendy Raad and Subject Miguel Gomez in person Memory Video will play before Clerks as our Closing Night Special

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Clerks

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, West High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$10.00 – $30.00

Kevin Smith Dante (Brian O'Halloran) is called in to cover a shift at his New Jersey convenience store on his day off. His friend Randal (Jeff Anderson) helps him pass the time, neglecting his video-store customers next door to hang out in the Quick Stop. The uneventful day is disrupted by news that one of Dante's ex-girlfriends has died. After attending her memorial service, Dante muses over staying with current girlfriend Veronica (Marilyn Ghigliotti) or reuniting with ex Caitlin (Lisa…

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VFF Closing Night Party

October 5, 2019 @ 10:30 pm - October 6, 2019 @ 1:00 am
Project P.U.B, 41 N Bridge Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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$20

Join us for an evening of booze, independent cinema, dancing, and the closing of the inaugural Ville Film Festival. Purchase tickets now to attend this party, hosted by Project P.U.B, on October 5th at 10:30pm. Music curated by internationally renowned DJ, DJ Cheyne Christian. About DJ Cheyne Christian:  Cheyne Christian is a highly respected DJ/ producer from N.J / New York. His reputation spreads far and wide due to a highly successful career that saw him on the global jet…

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