New Jersey Film Festival Screening
When: Friday, September 08, 2023, 07:00pm
Where: Voorhees Hall - 105
To Understand An Anemone - Emily Goodchild (Newport/Cheltenham, United Kingdom)
Following the journey of four protagonists - a human, a prop, a camera and water, this film explores the relationship between human and anemone. 2023; 14 min.
Breaking The Surface – John Evans, Ani Javian (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
Breaking the Surface is a dance film about climate change, specifically, about the rise of sea level and the issues that are caused by that rise, currently and projected into the future. The film focuses on communities in New Jersey and the region that are being, and will be, most affected by the changes. 2023; 26 min.
Fandango, portrait of an opera workshop – Manno Lanssens/Joy Bechtler (Antwerp, Belgium/Princeton, New Jersey)
The risks are great and the odds are against them. In this workshop in Kinshasa-Congo, talented singers share their passion to sing…opera. With Joy Bechtler, voice coach at Operanauts, Inc., they get a rare opportunity to hone their talents. Together, they work on opera scenes to perform at a local restaurant. If the evening is a success, it could help them organize against the social chaos of their native Kinshasa and develop satisfying careers. In English and French, subtitled. 2023; 30 min.