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Month: August 2021

Inspirational Docs

Inspirational Docs

No Time to Waste Director: Carl Bidleman Runtime: 51:47 minutes No Time to Waste celebrates legendary 98-year-old park ranger Betty Reid Soskin’s inspiring life, work and urgent mission to restore critical missing chapters of America’s story. The film follows her journey as an African American woman presenting her personal story from a kitchen stool in […]

Women & Politics

Women & Politics

Can You Hear Us Now? Director: Jim Cricchi Runtime: 87 minutes Small-town activism. Nail-biting elections. A last-minute power grab. In Wisconsin, where extreme partisanship has become the norm, voters are finding their lives increasingly irrelevant to state lawmakers. Through the stories of four tireless women fighting to have their voices heard, CAN YOU HEAR US […]

Karma Latte: The Lenin Gutierrez Story

Karma Latte: The Lenin Gutierrez Story

Karma Latte: The Lenin Gutierrez Story Director: Ozz Gomez Runtime: 35 minutes Karma strikes when a barista finds himself the subject of a public social media shaming attempt that totally backfires. website Screening Info Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 5:30pm Venue: Reading IMAX Theater Address: 30 N 2nd St, Reading Tickets: $10

StudentFEST

ReadingFilm’s core mission is to develop the production community in the region. This is our third year of including special competition for student filmmakers in the ReadingFilmFEST. Student filmmakers comprise a special group of independent filmmakers. They have not yet made the connections required of professional filmmakers, but they have fresh ideas and new visions […]

Women on Both Sides of the Camera

Women on Both Sides of the Camera

Women on Both Sides of the Camera Director: Mahshad Afshar Runtime: 95 minutes Benefiting from a wide range of rare archive materials, this feature-length documentary focuses on one century of the representation of women in Iranian cinema. Looking at the formation of the Iranian film industry and its relationship with socio-political events, the film narrates […]

Documenting Art

Documenting Art

Voice of Selma Director: Roya Iravani Runtime: 30 minutes The Voice of Selma (Moghaddam Museum) Project is a feature-length documentary film that guides us through the treasures collected over a lifetime of work by Selma Moghaddam and her husband Mohsen. Against a backdrop of government hostility toward Persian works of art that predate the Islamic […]

Tackling Politics

Tackling Politics

We Are All in this Together Director: Daniel Troia Runtime: 70 minutes During divisive times in America, a man sets off on a cross-country bicycle journey, with no food, no money, and the hope of gaining a better understanding of the human connection. website Vitriol Director: Mark Clauburg Runtime: 25 minutes A short documentary exploring […]

Iranian Short Films

Iranian Short Films

Goodbye Olympic Director: Mojtaba poorbakhsh Runtime: 18:37 minutes Maria is a girl whom she is a champion of Kayak; she is waiting for dispatching to the Olympics Qualification which held in France. The schedule of dispatching the kayaking team will be called off because of some troubles. Synthesis Director: Mohammad Towrivarian Runtime: 15 minutes A […]

I’ll Be Your Mirror

I’ll Be Your Mirror Director: Johanna FaustRuntime: 91 minutes To what degree can motherhood and self-fulfilment be reconciled? Johanna Faust would like to leave her children and her husband behind in order to pursue her artistic career. But when she gets an invitation to study art at Oxford, doubts arise. Johanna vaguely remembers painful stories […]

The Remnants of War

Our Feet are Rooted Director: Krista Imbesi Runtime: 29:54 minutes  “Our Feet Are Rooted” is a documentary about government sponsored land grabbing in Northern Uganda and the non-violent techniques community members are using to fight for their ancestral land. watch trailer Buddha’s Shame Director: Morteza Atashzamzam Runtime: 30 minutes  Bangladeshi local reporter Tamna travels to […]

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