2001 Woodstock Film Festival -  SHORT DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

Burt
Directed by Anthony DiSalvo
2001/color/25min
A 79 year-old man with developmental disabilities gives a chronological history of his life and times.
 
Anthony Di Salvo
Sprout
893 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10025
212-222-9575
212-222-9768(fax)
Anthony@GoSprout.org
www.GoSprout.org

The Internationale
Directed by Peter Miller
2000/color/30min

The Internationale explores the fate of socialism and communism through the story of a radical song that has been sung in hundreds of languages by people throughout the world.

 

Peter Miller is a documentary filmmaker based in New York. He has co-produced The Uprising of ’34, Ken Burn’s Jazz and Frank Lloyd Wright, produced Passin’ It On and was coordinating producer of Barbara Kopple’s American Dream.

Peter Miller
Peter Miller Films, Inc.
801 West End Ave., #11A
New York, NY 10025
212-665-7970
212-280-7577(fax)
deboutles@aol.com

Oil and Water
Directed by
Robert Leaver
2001/color/5 min

 

Oil and Water is a short documentary that follows NYC painter Jim St. Clair
as he takes to his boat/studio and hunts Manhattan's waterways for his
subject. Oil and Water journeys into a haunting landscape where a solitary
artist reflects on his process and paints the wreckage and faded relics of
Manhattan's forgotten coastline.

Robert Leaver is a writer/filmmaker whose short The Session was screened at
last year’s Woodstock Film Festival. He lives in Manhattan and West Shokan.

Robert Leaver
654 Watson Hollow Road
West Shokan, NY 12454
845-57-6824
newleaver@aol.com

Searching for the Onteora Indians
Directed by Tanaz Eshagihian and Taima Smith
2001/color/20min

The documentary looks at the issues surrounding the Indian mascot
controversy at Onteora High School in Ulster County, New York..

Tainaz Eshaghian and Taima Smith are candidates for the Master
 of Arts in Media Studies at the New School of Social Research in NYC.

Taima Smith
Tanaz Eshaghian
212-529-0965
tanaze@earthlink.net
 

Wing’s Castle
Directed by Rachel Connolly
2001/color/10min

At the age of twenty-one Peter Wing returned from Vietnam and started building a home for himself and his family using recycled materials. Thirty years later, he and his wife are the proud owners of a medieval castle visited by hundred of tourists every year. Wing’s Castle shows us what perseverance and resourcefulness can accomplish and how one can draw inspiration from the most challenging of life’s experiences.

Rachel Connolly has production coordinated public television documentaries with Tatge/Lasseur Productions and worked on numerous independent films.


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