Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival, 2020, Hudson County Debut
The jury of the 39th Annual Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival has made their selections for 2020, and 11 of this year’s award-winning short films will be screened at the Festival’s Hudson County premiere on Saturday, Feb. 15. Admission is $10 in advance, and $15 day of the event. (Note: this event often sells out in advance.)
Festival Director Jane Steuerwald will present a program that includes a mix of genres and subjects: “Medium Rare” by Luca Cioci of Pavia, Italy; “Faithy, hey” by Emily Hubley of East Orange, NJ; “Movement in Structure” by Shaun Clarke of Boston, MA; “Box of Memories” by Felicitas Yang of Heidelberg, Germany; “DONT KNOW WHAT” by Thomas Renoldner of Vienna, Austria; “Take Off Your Skin” by Luke Jaeger of Northampton, MA; “Code Ruth” by Caroline Voagen Nelson of Astoria, NY; “They Say I’m Your Teacher” by Catherine Murphy of Portola Valley, CA; “Freeze Frame” by Soetkin Verstegen of Brussels, Belgium; “Thin Places Iceland” by Michael Chaney of Savannah, GA; and “Cold Storage” by Thomas Freundlich of Helsinki, Finland.
Filmmakers will be present for Q&A, and light refreshments will be served. Up to 3 hours of free parking may be available with ticket validation at Littleman Parking-Independence Garage (Shipyard Lane, at 12th St.).