GLEN ROCK, NJ -- The Arts Council of Glen Rock is honored to present an early bird evening of short films Saturday, February 29 at Borough Hall. This curated Stellar Award-Winning selection from The Black Maria 2019 Film Festival, www.blackmariafilmfestival.com will feature four short films. The showing is expected to run approximately 60 minutes.
The following is brief summary of the evening’s films:
Henrietta Bulkowski - A determined young woman, crippled with severe hunchback, will stop at nothing to fulfill her dream of seeing the world. This is a story of how she finds happiness. Animation. 15 minutes. Rachel Johnson, Los Angeles, CA
Voice - A lonely man becomes fascinated with a shadow that appears on the wall of his apartment. Narrative. 10 minutes by Takeshi Kushida, Tokyo, Japan
The Elephant's Song - A true and tragic tale of Old Bet, the first circus elephant in America, as recounted in song by her friend, an old farm dog. Animation. 8 minutes. Lynn Tomlinson, Owings Mills, MD.
Woody's Order - Family legend has it that Ann was ordered into this world in 1956 by Woody, her eight-year-old brother with cerebral palsy. Ann's performance details her struggles to understand her brother's disorder, build a career and sustain her sanity while fulfilling her sacred obligations. Documentary. 16 minutes by Seth Kramer, Red Hook, NY, written and performed by Ann Talman, NY, NY.
Following the showing we invite you to enjoy dinner at any one of the several Glen Rock restaurants offering discounts to tickets holders; Iachetti's, Kosher Nosh, Jalepenos, John Boy’s Pizzaria, Tani and Francesca's.
Check our website for updates http://www.artscouncilgr.org. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for members and seniors. They can be purchased via PayPal on the website or downtown at The Creative Den.