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The second Annual Albany Film Festival
at the university at Albany
Saturday, April 2, 2022
READ A THANK YOU MESSAGE FROM NYS WRITERS INSTITUTE DIRECTOR PAUL GRONDAHL
Explore the craft of storytelling in cinema:
Full Length Films
Short Film Screenings
Special Guests from the Film Industry
Panels Discussions with Industry Professionals
Presentation for Ironweed Award winners
and Best Short Film Winners
The program is available to print out in the left column, or to save paper, refer to this webpage on your phone.
Free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Awards presentation 2022
Ironweed Award Winners
Short Film Award Winners
A TREE. A ROCK. A CLOUDLeading film actress Karen Allen (“Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Animal House”) about her film adaptation of a short story by Southern fiction writer Carson McCullers, "A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud."
ATTICAEminent documentary filmmakers Stanley Nelson and Marcia Smith (“The Black Panthers,” “Jonestown,” “Freedom Riders,” “Miles Davis: Birth of Cool”) about their new film “Attica,” nominated for a 2022 Oscar for Best Documentary-- the story of the famous Upstate New York prison uprising.
THE BOOKSELLERSFilmmaker D. W. Young about talks his critically acclaimed film, “The Booksellers,” a journey into the world of rare books, featuring Fran Lebowitz and Parker Posey.
I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUEMajor American novelist Wally Lamb (She's Come Undone) and noted film director Derek Cianfrance (“The Place Beyond the Pines”) about their recent HBO adaptation of Lamb's novel, I Know This Much is True, starring Mark Ruffalo.
OMARAFilmmaker and former NYS Writers Institute videographer Hugo Perez (“Once Upon a Time in Uganda”), with his film “Omara,” about the legendary Afro-Cuban singer.
THE MENTAL STATEDistinguished UAlbany alum Glen Trotiner (Assistant Director of “The Untouchables” and “Biloxi Blues”) and director James Camali, about their new film, “The Mental State.”
The Hard PlacesThe Hard Places is a documentary profiling the powerful story of Dr. Tom Little, who spent more than 30 years providing eye care in Afghanistan.
US KIDSMarjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor Samantha Fuentes and film director Kim Snyder about the new documentary “Us Kids,” about the continued political activism of Parkland school shooting survivors.
Featured Films 2022
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A Special Thanks to our Sponsors
Steve McKee Foundation
University Auxiliary Services
The Foy Fund
The John D. Picotte Family Foundation
NYS Writers Institute
Classic Film Series Endowment
The Opalka Family Endowment
Guha and Deepa Bala
Skip Casano and Bella Pipas
Pernille Ægidius Dake
Film Albany, a division of Discover Albany
Friends of Brendan Fahy Bequette
Paul & Mary Grondahl
William and Dana Kennedy
William & Mary Jean Krackeler
Servico Inc./ Scott Schuster
Herb and Cynthia Shultz
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