indie film festival will feature a collection of work from many
established female filmmakers
22, 2018, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC)
Department of Cultural Affairs is presenting a collection of indie
films in collaboration with filmmaker Delaney Buffett. The festival
will run from March 2 through April 28, with screenings in the Dineen
Hull Gallery Atrium, which is located on the top floor at 71 Sip
Avenue in Jersey City – just across the street from the Journal
Square PATH Transit Center.
of the short films will be shown on each of the screening days:
Friday, March 2 at 7:30
p.m.; Wednesday, March 14 at 12 p.m.; Thursday, March 15 at 12 p.m.;
Thursday, April 12 at 2 p.m.; Tuesday, April 17 at 10 a.m. and 6:30
p.m.; and Saturday, April 28 at 1:30 p.m.
are open to the general
public, and there is no charge for admission.
, directed by Olivia
Newman, revolves around a determined 14-year-old wrestler who
prepares for her first co-ed match where there's much more at stake
than winning. Newman is a writer/director, alum of the Sundance
Directors and Screenwriters Labs, and recipient of the 2015 IFP/Durga
Foundation Filmmaker Award, the Adrienne Shelly Foundation filmmaker
grant and the Maryland Filmmakers fellowship.
was financed by Netflix and will be released in 2018.
Warrior: The Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Story
follows Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a teen climate activist, who
has already taken on major oil companies and inspired young
people in 25 countries to take action in the fight against
climate change. Vanessa Black is a documentary filmmaker from
California whose company, BLKFLM, works to create impact driven
stories, and has been honored to work with Al Gore, the United
Nations, UNICEF, and Appian Way.
Deep South: Kayla
Directed by Rosie Haber,
is a series which explores the
multifaceted queer culture emerging in the American South, and
explores the evolution of identity as young Austin considers what
transitioning to a woman would mean in the heart of the Mississippi
Delta. Haber won the Audience Award at LA Film Festival and New
Orleans Film Festival, a Web Award and was nominated for a
2017 GLAAD Media Award for her digital series,
is a story about an elite track athlete, Sarah Brown, who will
continue to train through pregnancy and postpartum with help of her
trainer and husband, Darren Brown. Directed by Daniele Anastasion, a
documentary and commercial director,
for a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Serialized Sports
, in August 2016,
seven female filmmakers, all under the age of 25, traveled to Central
Florida to film the women of Weeki Wachee Springs and their daily
performance of the mermaid show. Delaney Buffett is a writer,
producer, and director who is currently writing and producing the web
City of Angles
which was an official selection at the 2017 New York Television
Festival, NYC Web Fest, Hollyweb Festival, and Portland Comedy Film
Festival. Delaney's directorial debut,
, premiered at the 2017
Tribeca Film Festival and went on to win the award for Best
Documentary at the 2017 Toronto International Short Film Festival.
Benjamin J. Dineen, III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery is open Monday,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and
Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Gallery is closed on Sundays and
Holidays. The exhibits at the Gallery are open to the general public,
and there is no charge for admission.
information may be obtained online at www.hccc.edu/cultural-affairs,
by contacting HCCC Cultural Affairs Director Michelle Vitale at
email@example.com, or by phoning (201) 360-4176.