Saturday, June 17

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The New York Dog Film Festival

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A celebration through film of the love between dogs, their people, and the animal welfare groups that bring them together. Two completely different programs: “Second Chances” at 1:00pm and “Love Changes Everything” at 3:00pm. See below for complete details!

Tickets for these special screenings are $12 each/$20 double feature, and a portion of the proceeds benefits Animal Rescue League of Boston. Brattle passes will not be accepted for this special event.

Visit dogfilmfestival.com for more information.

 


Year One Program #1:

SECOND CHANCES

(71 Minutes)

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HARVEY & HARMONY (1:00) is indescribable!; THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT MOLLY (7:00) First time British director Sue Carpenter’s love tribute to her black Lab Molly; 989 MILES HOME (15:00) Laurence Alexander’s student film depicting discarded dogs in South Carolina being transported by volunteers to welcoming adoptive homes in the Northeast; GAME OF BONES (10:30) Director Blaire Dobiecki (Melbourne, Australia) re-imagines the popular television series with a similar name, starring her own rescued Lab, Helen, as the heroine;  CONVERSATION WITH MY DOGS (3:00)  Humorist Merrill Markoe questions why her dogs follow her everywhere;  DAVID & GOLIATH (12:00)  Director George Zaverdas based his period film on a true story of a Jewish resistance fighter fleeing from the Nazis, who takes refuge in a dog house where the German shepherd saves his life; LE SAUVETAGE (6:00)  Peter Mcevilley’s faux-French tale of how dogs view us and bring us together –  promoting adoption with the rescued performing Olate dogs. (in French with subtitles); USEFUL DOG TRICKS (4:00) Heather Brook’s Terrier Jesse embodies “multi-tasking;” A BOY AND HIS DOG (9:30) Jonna Mciver ‘s documentary features Owen – a very little boy – whose family adopts Haatchi – a very big dog – and how they make each other whole;  PETCO ADOPTION STORY (3:00) actress Jamie Chung’s dog Ewok.
 


Year One Program #2:

LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING

(65 Minutes)

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HARVEY DOGS HOME (1:00) indescribably delightful; FOG OF COURAGE (7:30)  John R. Dilworth (an Academy Award nominee) made this animated horror/comedy about a cowardly dog named Courage; LOOKING FOR LOVE (3:00) Australian director Blaire Dobiecki stars her rescued black Lab, Helen, in a cautionary tale about looking for love online; THE LEWIS LECTURES (7:30) Merrill Markoe’s animated depiction of what dogs actually think and do when we leave the house; DOG YEARS (4:00) Director Sam Hearn’s voice-over of a dog who questions his relationship with his frequently absent owner;  VALENTINA (9:30) Spanish directors Crespo and Romera’s tale of an estranged couple and their Pug Valentina, who brings them back together. (in Spanish, sub-titled); THE POODLE TRAINER (8:00)  Vance Malone’s character study of a circus trainer, whose performing poodles are the center of her universe (in Russian, sub-titled);  DINE IN THE DARK (:30)  Jake Shannon, an Australian student, made this PSA for Guide Dogs for the Blind to create empathy for living with vision-impairment; SECOND CHANCES (20:00)  Director Steven Latham’s film about female prisoners who train dogs from shelters, changing lives on both ends of the leash; PETCO ADOPTION STORY (3:00) with roller blader Bonnie Thunder.
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Second Chances
at 1:00 PM
Love Changes Everything
at 3:00 PM

 
Tickets for these special screenings are $14 each and a portion of the proceeds benefits Animal Rescue League of Boston.

Brattle passes will not be accepted for this special event.