Albany FilmFest Presents a free screening of the award-winning documentary The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers’ Struggle, the first film covering the full arc of the labor leader’s life through archival footage, newsreels, and present-day interviews with his contemporaries.
Co-director Rick Tejada-Flores will introduce the film and answer questions after the screening.
When: Tuesday, April 29, 6:30 – 9pm
Where: Edith Stone Room, Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Avenue, Albany CA
A co-presentation of Albany FilmFest, the Albany Library, and the Friends of the Albany Library
A second chance for people who missed the festival completely or just want to relive the highlights – winners and audience favorites from the Fourth Annual Albany FilmFest.
Join us for an eclectic roller-roaster ride through a selection of short films from the Fourth Annual Albany FilmFest: Comedy! Drama! Documentary! Animation! Mockumentary! Sci-fi! Rock and roll! (Some of these films may not be suitable for younger children.)
When: Tuesday March 25, 2014, 7-9 pm
Where: The Edith Stone Room of the Albany Library, 1249 Marin Avenue, Albany, CA
A joint presentation of Albany FilmFest, the Albany Library, and Friends of the Albany Library.
Best of Show: Trainwreck to Narnia, Dylan Bergeson, Director
Best Short Narrative: Steve’s Problem, Mike Lars White, Director
Best Short Documentary: Trainwreck to Narnia, Dylan Bergeson, Director
Best Short Animation: Humanexus. Ying-Fang Shen, Director
Best Tiny Movie, co-winner: Secret Decoder Ring, Eli Brown, Director
Best Tiny Movie, co-winner: Cooking with Venus, Glen & Shaun Vivaris, Directors
Best Film Youth 6-12: The Excuse Book, Jackson Julien & Dashiell Cronin, Directors
Best Film Youth 13-17: Black Rock Creek, Malone Lumarda, Director
Audience Favorite: Cooking with Venus, Glen & Shaun Vivaris, Directors
Audience Favorite, Runner-up: Parkour Race, Pierre Schantz
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Great films, great guests, free popcorn – Short and REALLY Short Films All Day for One Price
All events at the Albany Community Center - 1249 Marin Avenue, Albany, California
Gala - Friday, February 28th, 7-8:30 pm + Screening – Saturday, March 1st, 12 Noon – 7 pm
Join Us for the Festival Gala! Friday, February 28, 7 – 8:30 pm ($25) – Semi-glamorous, always fabulous and delicious. Rub shoulders with filmmakers and special guests. Get a look at an old-school editing bench – a Pixar museum piece! Great food from area restaurants, wine and beer from local purveyors.
Watch the Films! Saturday, March 1, 12 Noon – 7 pm ($5 adult /$8 family / $1 kids 12 and under) – Watch innovative short films in our cozy screening room. Come and go all day for one price.
Tickets available at the door or in advance at California Bank & Trust on Solano and Mechanics Bank Albany & No. Berkeley
Submission Deadline: January 15
We’ve got some awesome films. If you’d like us to consider yours, act quickly!
Be there for this ongoing series of free film nights and in-person director talks. Mark your calendar for the last Tuesday of every month through November, 7-9pm, at the Albany Library, 1249 Marin Avenue, Albany, CA. Projection quality is stellar, seating is limited, and admission is free, so get there early!
And . . . we’re BACK!
The 4th Annual Albany FilmFest is now open for submissions. Films will be screened March 1, 2014.
Filmmakers of all ages are welcome – this means you! See the FAQ for details. All entries accepted via withoutabox.com.