Watch. Vote. Schmooze. Party! You choose the winning films via text as part of the event, meet and mingle with a new wave of young filmmakers, and clink glasses with Boston’s tastemakers at The Saloon after party in Davis Square, Somerville.
The four films are:
The Funeral – A secular Jew tries to honor his mother’s wishes with tragicomic results.
Poison – A dedicated solider, with a penchant for following rules, begins to rebel and risks her military career.
Shadow Puppets – As his shadow-puppet artist uncle slips away into a world of fantasy, a child is left to cope with the harsh reality.
Siren – An introverted high school student attempts to win over his crush during Holocaust Memorial Day; based on a Etgar Keret’s story.
In Person: the directors of all four films – Adam Bizanski, Roni Rainhartz, Jonah Bleicher and Jez Freedman
Films selected by our prestigious jury: Goldie Eder, Mollie Elkin, Emilie Golenberg, Maddy Kadish, Emily Lodish, Laura Mandel, Daniel Rabb, Adam Riemer, Ben Vainer.
Event Location: Somerville Theatre
55 Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts, 02144
$12.00 Seniors, students, BJFF, MFA, WGBH and Coolidge Corner Theatre members