Schedule

Title Information Date Venues
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"Route 80" World Premiere - Connecticut Grown In Branford

8:15pm Thur May 3 - Gateway Community College
“Route 80” is contemporary drama that surrounds the life of a Connecticut family. Tommy DiNello moves back home after two years in New York City. Since his parents moved to Florida when he was away, Tommy has no choice but to stay with his uncle and cousin while battling memories of the reason he left in the first place.

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05.03.18
8:15 pm
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"P.T. Barnum: The Lost Legend

8:15pm Thur May 3 - Gateway CC
P.T. Barnum: The Lost Legend Today, in a time when civil war statues in the south are being removed, and with what is believed to be the final performance of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, comes a documentary film that explores why P.T. Barnum should be newly honored and remembered properly by his birthplace. P.T. Barnum: The Lost Legend celebrates the Connecticut native, a philanthropist and progressive thought leader who was consistently on the right side of history.

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05.03.18
8:15 pm
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$15 All Access Day Pass For Friday May 4, 2018 - Gateway Community College

Good For All Films Fri May 4, 2018 At Gateway Community College
This Friday, $15 ALL ACCESS Discount Day and Evening Pass is ticketed through the NHIFF ticketing vendor Eventbrite. Service fees may apply. This pass is an ALL ACCESS Day and Evening Discount Pass for Friday May 4, 2018. It allows the bearer to attend any day or evening films at Gateway Community College.   All day pass for all the films you can see. All seating is first come first served. Ticket holders of online sales must arrive no later than 20 minutes before a screening for priority seating. Single tickets are cash only, sold at the the festival information desk in front of Room N100 and may or may not be available online. All shows are subject to change without notice.   

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05.04.18
10:00 am
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"Never Again: Forging A Convention for Crimes Against Humanity" New Haven Premiere

10:30am Fri May 4 - Gateway Community College
Human Rights, Violated Civil Rights
Following World War II, an international tribunal convicted Nazi leaders of crimes against humanity—widespread, systematic atrocities committed against civilian populations, including the attempted extermination of European Jewry. Today, however, some seventy years later, the world still lacks a global treaty for the prevention and punishment of such crimes despite their ongoing perpetration.

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05.04.18
10:30 am
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SMACKED! Addiction and Recovery in Rural America

10:45am Fri May 4 Gateway Community College
Human Rights
Addiction is easy. Recovery is not. Rural America has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic, but hope is alive as well. SMACKED! tells the story of how law enforcement and the health care community are coping with the heroin epidemic that has swept the rural Western Catskill mountains of New York State.

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05.04.18
10:45 am
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"Nothing Changes: Art For Hank's Sake" New Haven Premiere

10:45am Fri May 4 - Gateway Community College
Artists & Creative Expression
How far would you go to pursue your passion? At 87 years old, Hank Virgona commutes to his Union Square studio six days a week and makes art. Despite poor health, cancer, lack of revenue and obscurity as an artist, Hank is unrelenting in his quest to understand how life and art are the same.

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05.04.18
10:45 am
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"Rasheed" Sneak Preview Screening

11:45pm Fri May 4 - Gateway Community College
Political & Human Rights
Samia Badih's film Rasheed documents the life of Badih's late uncle Rasheed Broum who was killed, at the age of 29, in an airstrike in the city of Sidon during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982 – three years before she was born. More than 30 years after the tragedy, Samia goes on a quest to find out more about her uncle’s story of life and death, as it is told by the friends and family who survived him and knew him best, mainly his sister Rasha and his best friend Ghassan.

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05.04.18
11:45 am
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International Shorts II

12:00pm Fri May 4 Gateway Community College
International Shorts II - FINGS, Akado, GIFT, Naughty Amelia Jane, SALTO, The Exhale, Hangover Food, Sengatan  

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05.04.18
12:00 pm
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"LA SARGENTO MATACHO"

12:15pm Friday May 4
Colombia, 1948. Liberals and Conservatives are engaged in a bloody war. In the state of Tolima, several liberal farmers are massacred by Conservative forces, among them Rosalba Velasco’s husband. The mother of a two-year-old child, Rosalba decides to seek revenge on her own, wreaking bloody chaos on the countryside.

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05.04.18
12:15 pm
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"Detroit Under STRESS" New Haven Premiere

1:00pm Fri May 4 - Gateway Community College
Human Rights, Violated Civil Rights
In 1971, the Detroit Police Department begins operating one of the most controversial decoy police units ever created to battle street crime, S.T.R.E.S.S. (Stop the Robberies, Enjoy Safe Streets). After one year, Detroit becomes the city with the highest police civilian fatal shootings as well as the city with the highest police officer deaths.

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05.04.18
1:00 pm
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"Hunting In Wartime" New Haven Premiere

1:45pm Fri May 4 - Gateway Community College
Playing With: "Water Is Life" & "Hibernia By The Bay"
Hunting In Wartime profiles the incredible stories of Tlingit Native Americans from the village of Hoonah, Alaska who served in the Vietnam War. Their stories confront the complexity of serving a country that systematically oppressed them; from forbidding Tlingit language, to over logging, to laws that robbed returning vets of their ancestral trade of fishing.

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05.04.18
1:45 pm
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"Valentina" Northeast Premiere

2:00pm Fri May 4 - Gateway Community College
Spanish With English Subtitles
When her daughter is held hostage, Valentina tries to find a way to come up with the ransom money, leading her to fight the system.

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05.04.18
2:00 pm
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DRAMA-TIC SHORTS Part II

2:45pm Fri May 4 - Gateway Community College Part 2 or 3
Dramatic Shorts II - Licorice, Chateau Sauvignon: Terroir, Laboratory Conditions, Stick-Up, The Hobbyist, The Watcher Her   

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05.04.18
2:45 pm
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"LGBT Experience" World Premiere

3:15pm Fri May 4 Gateway Community College
We are faced with a cultural and moral battle. Human sexuality is sitting on the bench…Have homosexuals the right to validate their sexuality as heterosexual? Should we even engage in discussing the rights of others in terms of their sexuality?

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05.04.18
3:15 pm
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"Democracy Through The Looking Glass Politics & Media In The Post-Truth Era"

3:45pm Fri May 4 - Gateway Community College
Filmmaker Kevin Bowe has taken the bull by the horns and has successfully consolidated months worth of interviews and presidential campaign coverage into a concise, 75 minute glass shattering documentary called: "Democracy Through The Looking Glass" Kevin is a Michael Moore meets Sam Spade kind of personality. He digs in, follows up, gets answers and exposes.

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05.04.18
3:45 pm