PUTNAM cOUNTY'S FILM FESTIVAL

Opening Night at Drew Independent Film Center

28 Gleneida Avenue

Carmel, NY 10512

The Suitor

​​October 30th, 1938. During Orson Welles' infamous radio broadcast of War of the Worlds, a lonely man tries to bond with a panicked young woman as they fearfully wait for the end of the world together.

Directed by Alvaro Congosto

Mankurt


Based on a Turkic legend, Mankurt is a term used to describe a mindless slave, who had their memory erased completely, as a result of a horrible torture.  A powerful story of mother and child.


Directed by Ermina Takenova

Celling Your Soul

In less than a decade, our technology has totally changed the way we interact with one another. But, have we stopped to ask, "how are these changes, changing us?" Celling Your Soul tells the story of how one college professor changed the conversation, asking her students not "what do you think?" but "how do you feel?" You might be shocked to learn the answer! 

Directed by Joni Siani

The Guilt List

California 1953: A young girl lives with her parents, who believe in the Red Scare, when she meets an immigrant from communist Czechoslovakia. Realizing that her parents disapprove of the relationship, she has to make an important decision.


Directed by Tereza Horak

Don't Think About It

Ron and Casey are expecting a child, but things get out of hand when they both try to protect each other from an inevitable break-up.

Directed by Niv Klainer

Extinguished

Ringling College of Art and Design


Directed by Ashley Anderson and Jacob Mann.