Open Call for Submissions to Secrets of the Intoxicated Life – Deadline: September 6, 2015

The third installment of the short film series Secrets is now accepting submissions. Curated by current UnionDocs Summer Documentary Intensive participant Jeffrey Wengrofsky,  Cheap In Vino Veritas: Secrets of the Intoxicated Life is looking to include films that focus on “how getting wasted can elevate the spirit, enhance our creativity, make us wiser, deliver us onto freedom or otherwise improve the human condition.”

Films must be between five and ten minutes long and can be in any genre or format (narrative, experimental, documentary, animation, etc.). Entries should be submitted online via email to [email protected].


Believing that cinema allows us to see what they eye cannot, the Secrets Purchase series aims at divulging mysteries. The first installment of the series, Secrets of the Deep: Dreams on Film, premiered at Not-a-Luncheonette (Greenpont) in June 2014, with five participating directors: Alice Cohen, Bradley Eros, Leslie Hodgkins, Joel Schlemowitz, and Jeffrey Wengrofsky.  The second, Secrets of the Insect World, premiered at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street, NYC) with eight directors: MV Carbon, Bradley Eros, Jeff Frumess, Art Jones, Irene Moon, Lary Seven, Jeffrey Wengrofsky, and Mike Wilson.


Writer, director, and actor nexium cost per pill Jeffrey Wengrofsky is the fourth generation of his family to make a home in NYC’s Lower East Side.  His films have been screened at DOC NYC (IFC Center), Boston LGBT Film Festival, Berkeley Video and Film Festival, Brownfish Film Festival (Cinema Village), Beacon Independent Film Festival, Stranger Than Fiction (IFC Center), Microscope Gallery (Bushwick), Churner & Churner (Chelsea), and elsewhere.  In July, he entered the UnionDocs Summer Intensive to work on Pills The Song of Hiawatha Pills , his first feature-length film.  Jeffrey has curated events at NYU, Yale, the New York Academy of Art, and The New School, including Profiles of the Downtown Music Scene in 2003.