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SmashCut CineFest | New York, NY Premiere

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323 6th Ave

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Join us for SmashCut CineFest 2017, the New York premiere of six short films produced through Taliesin Nexus’ SmashCut Film Lab program. The event will be held on Tuesday, October 24th at the IFC Center at 323 6th Ave, New York, NY 10014. Doors open at 6:30pm, and the screening will begin at 7:00pm.

Films Featured at SmashCut CineFest 2017:

Échappé

Under the watchful eye of the KGB, a Soviet Russian ballet company performs in NYC during the 1970s, as its star dancer is suspected of preparing to defect to the United States.

Fellows: Allison Mattox, Paul Walsh

A Lifetime Later

A Lifetime Later

Winner of the Excellence in Filmmaking award at Anthem Film Festival, A Lifetime Later is the story of Lisa, who’s life has been filled with melancholy due to the life-altering choices her father made over 20 years ago in his attempt to ease the suffering of her mother.

Fellow: Adrienne Levy

Empty Skies

In 1950s China, the sparrow has been declared a great pest that is contributing to encroaching famine in the country. Two young friends set out to find and capture the last sparrow in order to bring about a great harvest.

Fellows: Curt Chatham, Wenting Deng, Luke Fisher

Tank Man

A fictionalized account of the events that lead one man to confront an army in Tiananmen Square.

Fellows: Curt Chatham, Robert Anthony Peters


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Katie Cruel

As he travels across 1870’s America, a French architect meets Katie on a remote ranch in Wyoming, living under the heavy hand of her family.

Fellows: Sylvia Bush, Andrew Herwitz, Britt Fay Rivera


Ahbi

Terry is a career IT worker who is being forced to spend the next two weeks training his replacement, Ahbi, an H-1B work-visa recipient from Kashmir, or else he won’t receive his severance pay.

Fellows: Paul Walsh, Jesse Weeden


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