Short Film Festival 2018 Crocker park

Sunday July 1 at 9:00 PM


Again this year, the premiere screening of the 2018 Film Festival will be an outdoor event at the stunningly beautiful Crocker Park, Sunday, July 1st at 9 PM. The second showing will be at the Abbot Public Library(235 Pleasant St., Marblehead) Tuesday, July 3rd at 10:30 AM.

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Judges include:

Erin Trahan regularly reports on film for WBUR’s the ARTery and has also contributed to The Boston Globe, MovieMaker Magazine, The Independent, New Hampshire Public Radio, AGNI, Women’s Review of Books and elsewhere.

Martha Janus studied film production in graduate school at Columbia College in Chicago. She worked in numerous at the Body Politic Theatre in Chicago and interned at TriStar Pictures and Arnold Kopelson Productions in New York.   

Marblehead Festival of Arts Co-Chairs for the Film Festival: Mike Evers, Laurie Stolarz

Committee:  Steve Krom, Bill Smalley, Paulina Villarroel Cruz, and Dan Ahl, Intern

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For a taste of what is to come.....

Fanny Pack by Uttera Singh (10:07 Minutes) Winner of the Adult Best of Show award.

The eponymous bag provokes an unanticipated crisis in this comedy about the conflicting dreams of an Indian-American father and his equally stubborn daughter. Uttera Singh is an MFA graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Fanny Pack was intended as a concept for a half hour TV show. 

Art of the March by Emily Gordon, Ellie Lacourt and Connor Lewis          (6:05 Minutes) Winner of Adult Outstand Works Award

Three local filmmakers created a short documentary of a project that commemorates the outburst of creative work that accompanied the Boston Women’s March on January 21, 2017. The filmmakers, affiliated with Northeastern University, won the Mass Reality Check’s Best Short Award earlier this year at the Salem Film Fest.

Jump by Emme Capra (5:00 Minutes) Winner of the Student Best of Show Award

The energy, enthusiasm, and sheer ability of the subject of this documentary infect the film itself. Emme Capra is a student at Barnstable High School.

Status by Harrison Davis (7:19 Minutes) Winner of the Student Outstanding Work Award

Overly entitled teens journey into an unfamiliar neighborhood in search of the Mother of all acne creams. Harrison Davis made this Twitterama in connection with Raw Arts Real to Reel Film School in Lynn MA.