Director Craig DiFulco and Lead Actor Michael Izquierdo of the Last Days of August will be presenting the New Jersey Premiere screening of their superb film drama this Saturday-February 2 at the New Jersey Film Festival!
Check out the trailer for their film here:
Three other great films will be playing in addition to Last Days of August. Here is more info about them and general info on this screening:
Animation Hotline – Dustin Grella (New York, New York)
Director Dustin Grella has set up a voice-mail service where strangers are invited to leave messages—and he then selects one message as the inspiration for a daily animated film. The animations are mostly under thirty seconds, and the topics are as diverse as the messages that inspired them. 2012; 5 min. With an introduction and Q+A session by director Dustin Grella!
Nugatory – Augusta Palmer (Brooklyn, New York)
An animated short inspired by the work of Leo Rabkin, an amazing 92-year-old New York artist, who creates what he calls “nugatory divagations” using materials that might be viewed as worthless (nugatory) to create unexpected experiences off the beaten track (divagations). 2012; 5 min. With an introduction and Q+A session by director Augusta Palmer!
Legacy - Adam Floeck (Metuchen, New Jersey)
A lovely animated short about Theo, a boy who struggles to live up to his family's expectations when he inherits an aviation heirloom. In an attempt to overcome his fears, he climbs to the top of a mountain, dressed in a flight suit, and is just about to take his first leap when. . . 2012; 5 min
The Last Day of August - Craig DiFolco (Sunnyside, New York)
In this touching independent feature film, Dan, aged 30, has been paralyzed for about a year. Following months of recovery and overwhelmed by life's new realities, he has retreated to a family cabin in upstate New York. On the last day of August, when his closest friends arrive unannounced to confront him about his reclusive behavior, their expectations are challenged when they learn of his new relationship with Shannon, a local waitress. Wanting to support him, yet still skeptical, Mark, Chris and Phoebe attempt the tight-rope walk of loving confrontation in the hopes of convincing Dan to return to the city. Friendships are tested and love reveals itself in this moving drama about breaking down and breaking through. 2012; 75 min. With an introduction and Q+A session by director Craig DiFolco and producer Michael Izquierdo!
Saturday—February 2, 2013
Voorhees Hall #105, Rutgers University,
71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey
$10=General; $9=Students+Seniors; $8=Rutgers Film Co-op Friends
Jimmy John’s of New Brunswick will be providing free sandwiches prior to this screening!
More info is available at www.njfilmfest.com or (848) 932-8482!