1:00 PM - Panel Session

Bad Actors

Have you been on a set and had actors that just didn't cut it?  How do you manage, audition and interview talent. How do you make the actors realize your vision and give them the freedom they need to perform the role

​The real-life story of Aeham Ahmad: a classically-trained musician attempting to escape the war in Syria. Aeham rose to international prominence in 2014, after being filmed singing songs of peace amid the rubble of his beloved hometown of Yarmouk a besieged Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria.

A newly hired barista meets the man of her dreams on the street and instinctively lies about what is paying the bills, but things turn awkward when she discovers his favorite coffee shop is also where she works.

Kabir, a struggling actor tries convincing his wealthy wife, Neha to bankroll a movie to launch him but life quickly gets complicated.

Meet the film makers after party - 9:45 PM


A creative writing instructor (Jennifer Morrison, "Once Upon a Time") at a juvenile detention center finds common ground with a troubled student (Madison Wolfe, "I Kill Giants") yet quickly finds herself in great danger when she decides to help her.


When deadly urges prove too difficult for Adam to control, he is forced to face not only who he is, but what he is.​

It is Halloween night and the kiddies are out trick-or-treating when an unexpected guest comes a-knocking.

Starring Betsy Baker (Linda from the original Evil Dead).

On an island off the West Coast of Ireland, the locals are fearful that the Banshee has returned to their shores, to claim one of them once more.

Buy In follows a charming young salesman and a strange, lonely traveler who find themselves locked in a struggle for control over their own destinies.

Shower Alone

7:30 PM Session - Horror/Violence

4:00 PM Session

2:00 PM Session 1

Unknown danger looming into the bathroom in which an innocent young woman showers alone.

Her Magnum Opus

The Perfect Murder

The David

In Perspective

"In Perspective" is a psychological drama about human or human beings who take place in an inappropriate place and time and...

Stari Grad (Old Town)

Short documentary on the Caregivers Sewing Group

A disturbing conversation between two friends takes a turn for the worst. The discovery of a loved one's death creates new paths when the horrific truth is revealed.

A circle of friends gather to celebrate their mentor and learn that what lasts is those you leave behind..

The Pianist of Yarmouk



A fable set in Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia. A boy, hiding from artillery fire, makes a wish for peace, with unexpected results.

The Tattooed Heart

The Banshee

Bright Eyed In The Morning (Music Video)

Sew What?

Saturday Films at the Lake - August 24th

Arts on the Lake

640 Route 52 Carmel, NY 10512

Starts at 1:00 PM Cost: $8 per session -   Two hours of independent film

Panel of Independent Film Makers

We do not rate independent films, however some films do have adult language, themes and subject matter.

In 1971 classified ads for employment were still segregated by gender, battered women's shelters did not exist, abortion was illegal, and married women couldn't open a bank account without their husband's permission. LEFT ON PEARL is about the movement that changed all that.

Left on Pearl

The Premonition