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8th Annual Manhattan Film Festival Announces 2014 Lineup
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8th Annual Manhattan Film Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

May 8 2014, 6:04am CDT | by

Feature documentary “David & Me” and Feature Narrative “The Wisdom To Know The Difference” Highlight Opening Night.

New York, NY, May 08, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Manhattan Film Festival announced today their complete 2014 lineup as well as an increase in festival duration. The festival has rapidly grown since the...

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8th Annual Manhattan Film Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

May 8 2014, 6:04am CDT | by

Feature documentary “David & Me” and Feature Narrative “The Wisdom To Know The Difference” Highlight Opening Night.

New York, NY, May 08, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Manhattan Film Festival announced today their complete 2014 lineup as well as an increase in festival duration. The festival has rapidly grown since the launch of their Filmmaker Revenue Sharing Program and to address this growth have added four additional days to their schedule making it the second longest running festival (duration) in NYC.

Opening night will feature Ray Klonsky & Marc Lamy’s feature documentaryDavid & Me.” The film is about the case of David McCallum, in jail since 1985 when he was only 16. Director Ray Klonsky began writing letters to McCallum when he was a teenager. Years later, Ray is determined to free his wrongly convicted friend. The film features commentary by the late boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, who himself spent 19 years in prison before being exonerated. “David & Me” chronicles the efforts to establish McCallum’s innocence. The case recently garnered much media attention when, just before his death, Carter said that not being able to free McCallum during his lifetime was the only regret of his professional career.

Following “David & Me” will be the NYC premiere of the feature narrative “The Wisdom To Know The Difference” directed by Daniel Baldwin. WISDOM is a story about a man’s journey (Daniel Baldwin) to bring his own sobriety full circle and help a young Latina girl (Mayra Leal) kick a serious drug problem by kidnapping and secluding her in a desolate cabin. The film also stars William Baldwin and Lou Diamond Phillips.

Screening opening day is “Know How” which is directed by Juan Carlos Pineiro Escoriaza. The film is written and acted by NYC foster care youth from the stories of their lives. Five youth's worlds interweave as they confront loss, heartbreak, and come of age in a broken system.

The festival will take place June 19 through July 3 and features a diverse film program that boasts a lineup featuring the works of established, emerging, as well as student filmmakers and talent. All screenings will take place at the Quad Cinema. Find the complete 2014 MFF 146 film lineup below:

Feature Films

A People Without A Land
Agnus Dei
All Roads Lead
Astor Barber All-Stars
Before
Chasing Taste
COLORS: Bangin' in South Carolina
David & Me
De Pez En Cuando
Dirty Shield
Dutch Kills
Encontrados en NYC
Hamlet
Honor Diaries
In Lieu of Flowers
Know How
Lies I Told My Little Sister
LOADED
Off the Floor
One Small Hitch
Pacing The Cage
Pharmboy
Plato's Reality Machine
Political Bodies
Red Gold
Searching For Camelot
SNAPSHOT
The Backseat
The Cedars
The Decade of Discovery
The Frontier
The Hardest Love
The Joe Show
The Living
The Piano: An Odyssey
The Sax Man
The Wisdom To Know The Difference
The Yank
Tiger Lily Road
Transforming Loss: A Documentary
Uncle Philip's Coat
Waiting In The Wings: The Musical
Wallabout
WEST END
White Rabbit
Z JOKE

Short Films

A Haunted Artist
A Life For A Life
A Life with Asperger's
Alice Agonistes
Autumn Leaves
Bad Day
Becoming Henry
Being George
Betty
Bingo Night!
Birthday Crashers
Blue
Bodies In Irreversible Detriment
Butterfly
Check Please
CHOICES
Cold Quiet
Crisalida
C-Rock
Dollar Night
Eodipus
Ephemeral City
Fallen
Folded Hope
Forerunner
Genesee
GRIETA EN LA OSCURIDAD
Guarding Charlie
Help Wanted
Hereafter
Homophonia
I Remember You
In Session
In The Dark
Jack and Paul
Josephine's Garden
Judith
Karaganda
Kidnapping Carl
Libby
L'Incognita
Lucas Cain
Lunchbox Loser
Mani-Pedi
Matches
MEDIATION
Midnight Catch
Milk and Honey
ML4: A Rare and Devastating Disease
NAKED - a musical short film
New York Time
NIKO
No Vans Land
Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution
Off & Away
On The Case
Paragon Algorithm
Park
Park 51
Peace of Mind
Penance
Pono
Reflecting Adrianne
Return to the Past...The Future of Staten Island After Sandy
Robots in Space
Scott
Second Hand Hope
Secret Decoder Ring
Separate Ways
Sifu
Six Letter Word
Slow Down to the Speed of Virginia
Spoke: A Short Film About NYC Bikes
STAY
Stranger At My Door
Thanks
The Bad Days
The Best Photograph
The 'C' Word
The Commute
The Devil Goes Down
The Last Korczak Boy
The Master Cleanse
The Moment
The Snap Factory
The Story of Milo & Annie
The Third Month Termination
The Tsarevich
The Understudy
The Wreck
Tokyo Hunt
Vigilante
Water Dogs

Contact Information:
Manhattan Film Festival
Philip Nelson
917-400-9090
Contact via Email
www.manhattanff.com

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