August 2018 - ReadingFilmFEST

Month: August 2018

Pushing the Limits Docs

Special Presentation: Heroes Dive Director: Brett WheatRuntime: 13 minutes Five paralyzed veterans attempt an open ocean dive that changes their perceptions of who they are and what they can do. Running A.T. Full Speed Director: Ryan Simmons Runtime: 87 minutes One man’s dream of raising $100,000 for the orphans of Uganda by beating the world’s […]

Counter Histories: Rock Hill

Counter Histories: Rock Hill Director: Fr3deR1cK Runtime: 60 minutes Nine young black men exercise their power to change history. It’s 1961 and the Civil Rights movement is stalled with protest after protest, arrest after arrest, bailout after bailout and then return to life as usual in the segregated South. Students at a small local Baptist […]

Saturday Shorts

Fumero-Ism: The Grafstract Director: Keith Aronowitz Runtime: 16 minutes Fumero-Ism, The Grafstract, profiles the well known NYC street artist and muralist known as Fumero. The film examines his interest and growth in art from childhood to present, reveals his process, and what motivates him to keep putting out incredible work at a high rate, from […]

Social & Health Issues Block

Sacrificial Virgins Director: Andi Reiss Runtime: 30 minutes The Human Papilloma Vaccine (HPV) is a treatment in widespread use but its efficacy in preventing cancer is medically unproven, while unintended, adverse reactions are blighting and even ending the lives of girls and young women across the world. However, pharmaceutical manufacturers and many health authorities are […]

Long Lost

Long Lost Director: Erik Bloomquist Runtime: 95 minutes When Seth receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country, he soon realizes the people inside the house may know him better than he knows himself. website Screening Info Date: Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:30pm Venue: Reading […]

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