The line-up includes a mix of new movies and all-time classics, plus top notch shorts from around the globe. Features include Yared Zeleke’s LAMB (“Sheer brilliance knits together first Ethiopian film at Cannes” –The Guardian); plus New York premieres of German director Veit Helmer’s Little Rascals-inspired FIDDLESTICKS, and Moein Karimoddini’s documentary, ATLAN, about a young Turkmen Iranian horse trainer. Rounding out the line-up are gorgeous favorites, THE BLACK STALLION (1979) and WHITE MANE (1952) by the director of The Red Balloon.
The Brooklyn Grange event includes a ukulele performance by local Japanese/Bossa Nova guru, Sakai, plus a mix of narrative, animated, documentary and experimental short films from Maine, the Netherlands, Tennessee, the Georgian/Armenian border, Iowa, Iceland and beyond – w/several filmmakers in attendance! There will be food and beer specials afterwards courtesy of COFFEED and SingleCut, w/the support of the Dutch Consulate!