We are hosting more exciting screenings with WILLiFEST on Saturday, September 22. Our neighbors at the Knitting Factory and El Puente are presenting films and other events as well. See the complete festival line-up here.
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Los Muertos de Siempre (Music Video) directed by Milton Ramirez Malave
A Greedy Grim Reaper rises from the underworld to collect the souls of mortal sinners with a mighty stroke of her razor-sharp violin. When she starts to take advantage of her position and starts taking the lives of sinners and innocents alike, she is confronted by an old rival, who wants to stop her evil actions and they have duel to the ‘end’ to see who gets possession of the souls collected.
N.Y. UKE directed by Manon Gauthier
New York’s ukulele scene is divided: While some players just want to have fun, others struggle for respect, with tensions rising as the city’s annual Uke Fest approaches. Into this mix, an outsider works up the nerve to play his first live show. Who knew such a happy little instrument could cause so much trouble.
Andrew Bird: Fever Year directed by Xan Aranda
The acclaimed musician’s rigorous touring year culminates in perpetual fever as he crosses the finish line on crutches from an onstage injury. Concert documentary features collaborators Martin Dosh, Annie Clark of St. Vincent, and others
10:00pm – 12:00am
Scars and Stripes (Music Video) directed by Matthew Pizzano
Scars and Stripes is an allegorical music video that follows a business executive and a paranoid loner as they approach the end of their world.
Angelfish directed by Michael Tyburski
While searching for isolation, a young man moves to live aboard a sailboat on New York City’s East River.
Born and Raised directed by Joshua Dragge
In a small, seaside town, a young man learns a thing or two about love, luck and life from his well-traveled, outlaw grandfather. Born & Raised is a rough, tough, coming-of-age drama, with a lot of heart and a ton of laughs. It deals with family, friends, love, forgiveness, small towns and the want for something more.