The Boston North Shore Film Festival Spring ’08 Independent Film Series

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Start Date: Apr 10 2008
Location: Gloucester Stage Company



APRIL 10

*Name: Robert Newton

*Event Title: The Boston North Shore Film Festival Spring ’08 Independent Film Series

*Date & Time: Thursday, April 10 @ 7:00pm

*Film: INLAWS & OUTLAWS – Director Drew Emery, who will be on hand at this screening to answer viewer questions, cleverly weaves together the true stories of couples and singles ‘ both gay and straight ‘ and all into a collective narrative that is as hilarious as it is heartbreaking. [Documentary, 97 minutes]

*Venue & Address: Gloucester Stage Company * 267 East Main Street * Gloucester, MA 01930 * (978) 281-4433

*Description of Event: This series of independent films serves to promote the 2008 Boston North Shore Film Festival and to bring the kinds of alternative programming (and sometimes the actual filmmakers) to which filmgoers on the North Shore do not have easy access.

*Cost: $8.00, $6.00 seniors (60+) and students, available at theatre box office

*Contact: Robert Newton @ (978) 309-8448:::RobertNewton@MassBayFilmProject.org

*Website: www.MassBayFilmProject.org/north.html

APRIL 17

*Name: Robert Newton

*Event Title: The Boston North Shore Film Festival’s 2008 Earth Day Film Series

*Date & Time: Thursday, April 17 @ 7:30pm

*Film: THE UNFORESEEN – An ambitious west Texas farm boy with grandiose plans tires of living at the mercy of nature and sets out to find a life with more control. A powerful meditation on the American Dream _ on the destruction of the natural world as it falls victim to the cannibalizing forces of unchecked development _ the film is an intricate tale of personal hopes, victories and failures; and of debates over land, water and the public good. [Documentary, 94 minutes]

*Venue & Address: Gloucester Stage Company * 267 East Main Street * Gloucester, MA 01930 * (978) 281-4433

*Description of Event: This series of independent films serves to promote the 2008 Boston North Shore Film Festival and to bring the kinds of alternative programming (and sometimes the actual filmmakers) to which filmgoers on the North Shore do not have easy access.

*Cost: $8.00, $6.00 seniors (60+) and students, available at theatre box office

*Contact: Robert Newton @ (978) 309-8448:::RobertNewton@MassBayFilmProject.org

*Website: www.MassBayFilmProject.org/north.html

APRIL 18

*Name: Robert Newton

*Event Title: The Boston North Shore Film Festival’s 2008 Earth Day Film Series

*Date & Time: Friday, April 18 @ 7:30pm

*Film: SHARKWATER – Adventure-seeking filmmaker Rob Stewart discovers that sharks have gone from predator to prey, and how despite surviving the earth’s history of mass extinctions, they could easily be wiped out within a few years due to human greed. Stewart’s remarkable journey of courage and determination changes from a mission to save the world’s sharks, into a fight for his life, and that of humankind. [Documentary, 89 minutes]

*Venue & Address: Gloucester Stage Company * 267 East Main Street * Gloucester, MA 01930 * (978) 281-4433

*Description of Event: This series of independent films serves to promote the 2008 Boston North Shore Film Festival and to bring the kinds of alternative programming (and sometimes the actual filmmakers) to which filmgoers on the North Shore do not have easy access.

*Cost: FREE! (as a sort of “Welcome April Vacation” event)

*Contact: Robert Newton @ (978) 309-8448:::RobertNewton@MassBayFilmProject.org

*Website: www.MassBayFilmProject.org/north.html

APRIL 19

*Name: Robert Newton

*Event Title: The Boston North Shore Film Festival’s 2008 Earth Day Film Series

*Date & Time: Saturday, April 19 @ 7:30pm

*Film: KING CORN – Almost everything Americans eat contains corn: high fructose corn syrup, corn-fed meat, and corn-based processed foods are the staples of the modern diet. Ready for an adventure and alarmed by signs of their generation’s bulging waistlines, two college friends investigate in an attempt to understand what they ‘ and all of us ‘ are really made of. [Documentary, 88 minutes]

*Venue & Address: Gloucester Stage Company * 267 East Main Street * Gloucester, MA 01930 * (978) 281-4433

*Description of Event: This series of independent films serves to promote the 2008 Boston North Shore Film Festival and to bring the kinds of alternative programming (and sometimes the actual filmmakers) to which filmgoers on the North Shore do not have easy access.

*Cost: $8.00, $6.00 seniors (60+) and students, available at theatre box office

*Contact: Robert Newton @ (978) 309-8448:::RobertNewton@MassBayFilmProject.org

*Website: www.MassBayFilmProject.org/north.html

APRIL 20

*Name: Robert Newton

*Event Title: The Boston North Shore Film Festival’s 2008 Earth Day Film Series

*Date & Time: Sunday, April 20 @ 7:30pm

*Film: RADIANT CITY – Gary Burns, Canada’s king of surreal comedy, joins journalist Jim Brown on an outing to the ‘burbs. Venturing into territory both familiar and foreign, they turn the documentary genre inside out, crafting a vivid account of life in The Late Suburban Age. [Documentary/Comedy, 93 minutes]

*Venue & Address: Gloucester Stage Company * 267 East Main Street * Gloucester, MA 01930 * (978) 281-4433

*Description of Event: This series of independent films serves to promote the 2008 Boston North Shore Film Festival and to bring the kinds of alternative programming (and sometimes the actual filmmakers) to which filmgoers on the North Shore do not have easy access.

*Cost: $8.00, $6.00 seniors (60+) and students, available at theatre box office

*Contact: Robert Newton @ (978) 309-8448:::RobertNewton@MassBayFilmProject.org

*Website: www.MassBayFilmProject.org/north.html

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Robert Newton

Creative Director

The MassBay Film Project & Festivals

85 Eastern Avenue – Suite 306

Gloucester, MA 01930

(978) 309-8448

http://www.MassBayFilmProject.org/north.html

AIM: MassBayFilm