Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Reasons to Come to the Media Film Festival April 7 - 8

It doesn't always take a two-hour film to get a point across.  Short duration films can pack a punch in a relatively short time span.

🍿1. Learn what it is like for migrants to live in "Limbo".

🍿2. Go behind the scenes for an "Audition".

🍿3. Are selkies mythological creatures or do they fish among us?

🍿4. Be amazed by a movie, filmed exclusively on an IPhone.

🍿5. Horror Films that may not keep you up at night but you will check in the closet and under the bed before you go to sleep.

🍿6. That one man show, that perhaps will make anyone reflect back on their life experiences.

🍿7. Find out about an amazing service in our area for people with disabilities.

🍿8. Social pressure, acceptable behavior and the two dollar bill.

🍿9. What would you do if you saw someone suffering and in pain? What are your choices? Would you keep silent?

🍿10. Crushed with a diagnoses of cancer, how do you cope? Where do you find the inner strength?

Listen to "Tell Me More" 101.1 more FM's Emily Scheivert interview 3 women involved with Women Making Film at the Media Film Festival.

April 8 The Media Film festival presents a "free" workshop "Women Making Film", 10 a.m. at Media's
320 Market Cafe' in the Filmaker's Lounge.  This informal panel will be moderated by actress-filmmakr Jessica Graham, a Media native, now based in L.A. Graham was the 2016 winner of the Festival's Golden Trolley Award for her film, Monkeys. Her film, Chasseur, is a 2017 MFF slection.

The gathering is open to women interested in all phases of film making including acting, writing, directing, producing, financing and more. 320 Market is located at 211 State St.,Media, PA. The 10th Annual Media Film Festival takes place April 7th and 8th and screens at the Media Theatre.

This year, along with 41 diverse films, with a strong presence of women in acting and directing roles, a LIVE STAGE READ of Nora Ephron's screenplay, produced by Mary Beth Rim, "When Harry Met Sally" will take place on Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m., featuring Philly’s own Jessica Barth (Ted 2, Family Guy) and Micah Hauptman (Homeland, Iron Man). Don’t miss this special event!

You can purchase Advanced Tickets online and will also be available April 7 - 8 at the Media Theatre before the show.

Weekend Pass : $20.00 for All film and Reading pass, All weekend. 7 p.m. start.

Friday  $12.00 includes the late night "Horror".10:30 p.m.

Saturday  $12.00 Includes the Matinee 1 p.m. and Evening Performance 7 p.m. start.

There will be  small processing fee for advanced tickets.

Saturday "Live Stage Reading" Free 3:30 p.m  Ticket Required.

Watch the Trailer

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