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THE PEOPLE’S FILM FESTIVAL 2016 SCHEDULE

THE 5 POWERS

BUY TICKETS OPENING NIGHT: THURSDAY JUNE 2 , 2016 @ AMC MAGIC JOHNSON THEATER - HARLEM THE 5 POWERS Gregory Kennedy-Salemi / USA / 2013 / 60 min. / Drama / Eng. THE [...]

TEAR THE ROOF OFF: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC

BUY TICKETS OPENING NIGHT: THURSDAY JUNE 2 , 2016 @ AMC MAGIC JONSON THEATER - HARLEM TEAR THE ROOF OFF: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC Bobby J. Brown / USA / [...]

A WOMAN SCORNED

BUY TICKETS OPENING NIGHT: THURSDAY JUNE 2 , 2016 @ AMC MAGIC JOHNSON THEATER - HARLEM A WOMAN SCORNED Eriah S. Howard / USA / 2015 / 12 min. / Drama After [...]

THE LAST KING

BUY TICKETS CLOSING NIGHT SUNDAY JUNE 5, 2016  6:30pm  MAYSLES CINEMA  THE LAST KING - Director - Jeff Ridout The precious Kohinoor diamond belongs the last king of Punjab, the Maharaja Ranjit Singh. [...]

LOS ANGELES 1991

BUY TICKETS OPENING NIGHT: THURSDAY JUNE 2 , 2016 @ AMC MAGIC JOHNSON THEATER - HARLEM LOS ANGELES 1991 Zacarías & Macgregor /Spain / 2015 /10 min. / Fiction, Action, Violence Los Angeles, [...]

UNCANNY VALLEY

BUY TICKETS OPENING NIGHT: THURSDAY JUNE 2 , 2016 @AMC MAGIC JOHNSON THEATER - HARLEM  UNCANNY VALLEY Federico Heller/ Argentina / 8 min. / Sci-Fiction / Action In the slums of [...]

HARLEM, HARLEM, HARLEM

BUY TICKETS THURSDAY JUNE 2, 2016  6:00pm   AMC MAGIC JOHNSON THEATER HARLEM, HARLEM, HARLEM Jinghua Tu / USA / 2014 / 5 min. / Documentary Harlem residents reminiscence [...]

THe LEGEND OF SWEE’ PEA

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA  10:30pm   LEGENDS OF SWEE’ PEA Benjamin May / USA / 2015 / 80 min. / Documentary A “mystical understanding of the [...]

THE RETURN

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 MAYSLES CINEMA 8:00pm THE RETURN Mohammad Hamedani / Iran / 2016 / 90 min. / Animation /Language: Farsi Haran (the story’s hero), is a bandit from the city’s [...]

THE HAITIAN POLO DOCUMENTARY

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  6:30pm THE HAITIAN POLO DOCUMENTARY Dj_Scripz / USA / 2015 / 86 min. / Documentary The Haitian Polo Documentary [...]

SUCCULENT & SAVORY

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 2:30pm   SUCCULENT & SAVORY Jasmine O'Donnell / USA / 2015/ 112 min./ Comedy, Drama Chefs discover the ingredients for the recipes [...]

SEARCH ENGINES

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 1:00pm   SEARCH ENGINES Russell Brown (NY Premiere) / USA / 2015 / 18 min./ Satire, Surreal Comedy Sanity and relationships are put [...]

MYSTIC JUNGFRAUJOCH- TOP OF EUROPE

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 1:00pm   MYSTIC JUNGFRAUJOCH- TOP OF EUROPE Markus Eichenberger / Switzerland / 2015 / 3 min. / Experimental Markus Eichenberger received permission to stay [...]

NOIA- A DAY AT THE LIMIT

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 12:30pm   NOIA- A DAY AT THE LIMIT Elder Fraga / Brazil / 2013 / 18 min./ Suspense /Portuguese w/English subtitles Based on [...]

ONE ROCK THREE RELIGONS

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 11:00pm   ONE ROCK THREE RELIGONS Isaac Hertz / USA / 2015 / 84 min. / Documentary 'One Rock Three Religions' is a feature [...]

LEGENDS OF FREESTYLE

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  12:00pm LEGENDS OF FREESTYLE Steve Stanulis / US A / 2016 / 100 min. / Documentary Legends of Freestyle [...]

COMING HOME HAITI

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  8:00pm   COMING HOME HAITI Michael Garcia Eric DJ EFN Narciandi  / USA / 2015 / 60min / [...]

HIJABI WORLD

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  5:30pm HIJABI WORLD Dina Sayedahmed & Hamna Saleem / USA/ 2015 / 6 min. / Documentary Hijabi World shares the [...]

OUR MOTHERS VOICES

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  4:00pm   OUR MOTHERS VOICES Jeffrey "Slice" Morton / Martine Emile / USA / 2015 / 87 min. / [...]

THE AMAZING NINA SIMONE

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  2:15pm   THE AMAZING NINA SIMONE Jeff Lieberman / USA / 2015 / 105 min. / Music / Documentary [...]

MARY LOU WILLIAMS: THE LADY WHO SWINGS THE BAND

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  1:00pm MARY LOU WILLIAMS: THE LADY WHO SWINGS THE BAND Carol Bash /USA / 2015 / 70 min. [...]

MAESTRA

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  12:00pm MAESTRA Catherine Murphy / USA-Cuba / 2012 / 33 min. / Documentary / Spanish-English Subtitles Cuba, 1961: 250,000 [...]

MARATABAT (Pride and Honor)

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMANCE & ARTS CENTER  10:30am MARATABAT (Pride and Honor) Arlyn Delacruz / Philippines / 2015 / 88 min. / Drama / Original Language: [...]

THE RIGHT PLACE

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA  10:30am   THE RIGHT PLACE Fernando Franco, Begoña Arostegui / Spain / 2015 / 3 min. / Animation Does life, perhaps, consist in [...]

THIS IS MY CAP

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA  10:30pm THIS IS MY CAP Adonis Williams / USA / 2015 / 9:42sec / Comedy, Sports Greg is warned not to wear [...]

RUCKER 50

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 9:30pm RUCKER  Bob McCullough / USA / 2016 / 60 min. / Documentary The celebratory explosion of basketball history makers, legend shakers and [...]

HOMIEZ

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 6pm   HOMIEZ Christian Davis / USA / 2015 / 30 min. / Drama Two Kids about to graduate High School, don't [...]

9- MAN

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016  MAYSLES CINEMA 8:00pm 9 MAN Ursula Liang / USA / 2014 / 89 min. / Documentary For 80 years, Chinese American men have played an isolated [...]

DRIVING WHILE BLACK

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 6:30pm DRIVING WHILE BLACK Paul Sapiano/ Director/Patrick Dicesare / USA  / 2016 / 94 min. / Feature Driving While Black is a [...]

JESSIE AND LIL BIT

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 5:30pm JESSIE AND LIL BIT Kimberly Ward / USA / 2015 / 21 min.. / Drama, Action A women reluctantly takes in [...]

STALKER

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016  MAYSLES CINEMA 10:00pm STALKER Moses Ingwang / NIGERIA / 2015 / 113 min. / Suspense / Mystery  A'Kaylah Lawal(Nse Ikpe Etim), a highly successful fashion stylist is [...]

DODO TITI

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA  4:30pm DODO TITI Nadhege Ptah / USA / 2015 / 19:15 min / Drama When a Caribbean nanny’s dedication to her cultural [...]

THINGS MY FATHER NEVER TAUGHT ME

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA  4:30pm THINGS MY FATHER NEVER TAUGHT ME Burleigh Smith / Australia / 2013 / 7:00 min / Comedy, Drama / Eng. Melvin [...]

TWO YEARS

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016  MAYSLES CINEMA 4:30pm Block II TWO YEARS Nathan Kane /United Kingdom /2016 / 2 min. / Animation/ Experimental – student A Syrian Refugee in London [...]

ARAAN

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016  MAYSLES CINEMA 4:30pm ARAAN Jorge Dayas / Spain / 2015 / 6mins / Animation / Language: Spanish A little girl is waiting at home the [...]

SQUARE ONE

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 12:30pm   SQUARE ONE Ryan Slattery / USA / 2015 / 16:00 min / Documentary Ryan is a 30 year old alcoholic, [...]

DADDY DON’T GO

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 3pm DADDY DON’T GO Emily Abt / USA / 2015 /90 min. / Documentary “Daddy Don’t Go” explores the crisis of fatherlessness [...]

ORISHA’S JOURNEY

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 3pm ORISHA'S JOURNEY Abdul Ndadi / USA / 2015 / 5:20 sec. /Fantasy, Adventure, Children, Animation, Student "Orisha’s Journey is a fantasy tale [...]

LEONARD HARPER RENIASSANCE MAN

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 11am LEONARD HARPER RENAISSANCE MAN Havelock Nelson / USA / 2016 / 11:42 min. / Documentary  132nd Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard [...]

FREE TONIGHT

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 11:30am FREE TONIGHT Betsy Hershey / USA / 2016 / 3 min. /Drama The music video pays tribute to prisoners of [...]

MY ENEMY MY BROTHER

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA  4pm MY ENEMY MY BROTHER ANN SHIN / Canada / 2015 / 17 min. / Documentary / War Zahed and Najah are [...]

MAN-KIND

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA  4pm MAN-KIND Ron Rivera/ USA / 2015 / 14 min. / Drama, Feature One act of kindness can change everything. This short [...]

STORYTELLING AFTER THE STORM

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA  11:00am   STORYTELLING AFTER THE STORM Beth Cohen / USA / 2012 / 10 min./ Documentary On the one-year anniversary of a [...]

EMOTIONALLY HOMELESS

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ Julia De Burgos Performing Arts Center (JdB-PAC) 10:00am   EMOTIONALLY HOMELESS Sandra Nixon / USA / 2016 / 16 min. / Drama After a tragic fire, two young teenagers [...]

MARGARET

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 2pm SHORT BLOCK I MARGARET  Manan Singh Katohora / USA / 2015 / 13:03 sec. / Comedy, Romance, Drama   After dealing [...]

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 6:00pm What Is A Father Thomas Hickman / USA / 2015 / 30min/Documentary Some people look at fatherhood in a negative way. Some fathers [...]

UNCONSCIOUSNESS WITH OPEN EYES

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 12pm UNCONSCIOUSNESS WITH OPEN EYES Zahra Jafari / Iran / 2015 / 5 min. / Drama Modern diseases not only harm the patient but [...]

REFLECTIONS ON RACE

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ Julia De Burgos Performing Arts Center 5:30 pm REFLECTIONS ON RACE Tatianna Sims / USA  / 2015  / 2 :32 min / Poetry/ 5:30PM Original Spoken [...]

CORNIELIA

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 @ JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  pm   CORNELIA Rose Gutierrez / USA / 2013 / 16 min. / Webisode / English

EXODUS TO SHANGHAI

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3 , 2016 @ Maysles Cinema 2:30pm EXODUS TO SHANGHAI  Anthony Hickox / Austria / 79 min. / 2015 / Drama, Adventure, Romance, Action Exodus to Shanghai tells a [...]

INNER JOURNEY

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 1:00pm INNER JOURNEY Tina Orji / USA / 2016 / 14 min. / Family, Drama When Frankie went in search of her mother [...]

1 – 01

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 9:30pm 1- 01   Saman Hosseinuor  / Iran /2014 / 1:00 min / Comedy The barber started cutting the boys hair while watching [...]

TO HELP US

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 11am TO HELP US Paula Durette / USA / 2016 / 2 min. / Animation A 3D animation about the effects of [...]

THE QUEST ACHIEVEMENT GAP

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ Julia De Burgos Performace & Arts Center 11:30 am THE QUEST ACHIEVEMENT GAP Tatianna Sims / USA  / 2014  / 10 min. / Documentary The Quest: Equalizing Achievement", explores [...]

THE CALL

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016  MAYSLES CINEMA 10:00pm THE CALL Quavondo Nguyen / USA / 2016 / 21:30 min. / Drama / Thriller How far are we willing to go to [...]

WHEN THE DUST SETTLES

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 2, 2016 MAYSLES CINEMA 9:30pm WHEN THE DUST SETTLES James Brooks / Derek W. Wright Writer / USA / 2015 / 22 min. / Drama On the [...]

WHO’S THE TIKTIK?

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 MAYSLES CINEMA 9:30pm WHO’S THE TIKTIK? Terimar Malones / Philippines / 2016 / 9 min. / Horror, Mystery, Crime On her way home, Dina, early 20s, [...]

STILLETO DREAMS

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 MAYSLES CINEMA 7:00pm STILLETO DREAMS James M. Perry / Nicolette Ellis / USA / 2015 / 90 min. / Drama Brooke is forced into adulthood [...]

GREAT

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 MAYSLES CINEMA 7:00pm GREAT Curmiah Lisette St Catherine / United Kingdom/ 2015 / 6 min. / Music/exp GREAT is a 'melanated' love story which documents the culture [...]

ACROSS LINES

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 6:30pm   ACROSS LINES Marcus Robinson / USA / 2015 / 30 min. / Drama When two estranged foster brothers cross paths in [...]

A SUB IN BRICK CITY

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016  MAYSLES CINEMA 6pm A SUB IN BRICK CITY Crystal Deniro Simmons / USA / 2015 / 31 min. / Drama Action In 1999, there was a Renaissance going [...]

ASCENSION, I Am Not My Mother

BUY TICKETS SUNDAY JUNE 5, 2016 4:30pm MAYSLES CINEMA ASCENSION, I Am Not My Mother Demedrius Charles / St Lucia / 2014 / 90 min. / Drama Elizabeth is haunted by her [...]

JUST MY LUCK

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016  MAYSLES CINEMA  4:30pm JUST MY LUCK Bill Hass / USA / 2015 / 1:31 sec. / Drama, Feature Marshall Dixon is an average normal family [...]

BAD JUDGMENTS

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 4:30pm BAD JUDGMENTS Tina Jetter / USA / 2015 / 7 min. / Drama / Eng.  Student This is a short story [...]

THE REDFERN STORY

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 11:30am THE REDFERN STORY Darlene Johnson / Australia / 2014 / 57 min. / Documentary The National Black Theatre movement in Redfern [...]

DAD & MUM

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 2pm SHORT BLOCK I DAD & MUM Fabrice Bracq/ France / 2014 / 6 min. / Drama / Original Language: French / English [...]

SOCK PUPPET

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA  2pm SHORT BLOCK I SOCK PUPPET Richard Tatum / USA / 2015 /7 min. / Comedy, Drama, Romance Sometimes you can only hear love through [...]

41 LOVE

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 12pm 41 LOVE Ikechukwu Onyeka/ Nigeria / 2015 / 108 min. / Comedy, Romance, Drama A uses his girlfriend for an internet love scam [...]

BY THE FOUNTAIN

BUY TICKETS FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 12pm BY THE FOUNTAIN Camille Mitchell / Canada , USA / 2016 / 5:00 min / Drama /Romance Universally understood, 'By The Fountain' [...]

OH KATHERINE!

BUY TICKETS SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 @ MAYSLES CINEMA 11pm OH KATERINE! Katherine Kine / USA / 2015 / 16 min. / Webisode - Public Media Oh, Katherine! is a simple & unique [...]