Official Selections

movies4movies has made its official selections for its quarterly film festival to be held on Saturday, February 25 at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library. Twelve films were named official selections and range from documentaries and a feature film to short narrative films. Nine of the selections come from the tri-state area. Three films come from Dobbs Ferry, home of movies4movies.

 

Official Selections:

Arcade Oratory a documentary by Rishi Gandhi, Dobbs Ferry, NY

The Atlantic Motel a short film by Rachel Barrer, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Blue-J a short film by Jackson Trent, Woodside, NY

A Cowardly Lot a short film by Timothy Rooney, Commack, NY

Doug a short film by Lucas Ruderman, Nyack, NY

The Evolution of the Jazz Forum a documentary by Ben Ginsburg, Dobbs Ferry, NY

I’m Here For You a short film by Derek Garcia, Brooklyn, NY

The Last Local a short film by Chris Trembath, Hillsdale, NJ

Mousse a feature film by John Hellberg, Stockholm, Sweden

New York, a venture a short film by Alessandro Fantini, Atessa, Italy

The Realm of the Little Owl a documentary by Robert Henno, Seneffe, Belgium

The Tell-Tale Heart – Sisters a short film by Christine Parker, Apex, North Carolina

 

Award winners:

Best Documentary: The Realm of the Little Owl by Robert Henno, Seneffe, Belgium

Best Local Documentary: The Evolution of the Jazz Forum by Ben Ginsburg, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Best Feature: Mousse by John Hellberg, Stockholm, Sweden

Best Short Film: Blue-J by Jackson Trent, Woodside, NY

Best Local Short Film: Doug by Lucas Ruderman, Nyack, NY

 

Admission to the inaugural movies4movies event on February 25 is free and open to the public. Programming will include screenings of the official selections, the presentation of awards, and Q&As with the filmmakers as well as a networking reception and screenplay table read sponsored by Pandemonium Screenplays.

 

“We were delighted not only by the quality of the submissions we received but also by how talented our local community is! We are honored to showcase so many accomplished films by filmmakers from the local area,” noted Festival Director Natalie Sena.