Media Arts Program

Saturday, October 12 at 11:00 a.m.

Buffalo International Film Festival (BIFF)
October 11–14, 2019

Still from Suncatcher (Parker Craft, 2019, 12 minutes, NY Premiere) Still from Still from Nose to Tail. Still from Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project. Still from Piu Piu (Naima Ramos-Chapman, 2019, 10 min., WNY Premiere)
These listings are only the films screening at Hallwalls. Other locations are the North Park Theatre, Squeaky Wheel, and Burchfield Penney Art Center. A full schedule, festival passes, and individual tickets are available at the BIFF web site.

11:00 a.m.
BIFF Shorts: Life and Times (81 minutes total)

1:00 p.m.
Nose to Tail (Jesse Zigelstein, 82 min., WNY Premiere)
with short The Dishwasher (Sam Roden, 2019, 12 min., WNY Premiere)
Jesse Zigelstein in person.

3:15 p.m.
Surviving Lunch (K.T. Curran, 2019, 75 minutes, NY Premiere)
with short Parkland: Stories from the Survivors (Lucca Vieira, 2019, 5 min.)
Both directors—K.T. Curran and Lucca Vieira—will be present.

5:15 p.m.
Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (Matt Wolf, 2019, 87 min., WNY Premiere.)
Beginning with the Iranian Hostage Crisis in 1979 and ending in 2012 with the massacre at Sandy Hook, Philadelphia-based activist Marion Stokes archived and preserved television broadcasts, amassing a 70,000 VHS tape collection capturing wars, triumphs, catastrophes, and more. A Zeitgeist Films release.

7:00 p.m.
BIFF Shorts: Influence Operation (105 minutes total)
Comedies, dramas, and thrillers about role models, muses, and social media influencers, including The Derailers, screenplay by Jeff Wilbur.

9:30 p.m.
The Sympathy Card (Brendan Boogie, 2019, 94 min., NY Premiere)
Director Brendan Boogie will be present.
with short Jones (Stacey Maltin, 2019, 9 min., WNY Premiere)
Director Stacey Maltin and star Marzy Hart will be present.