Annual Newark International Film Festival

MAIN VENUES:

744 Broad Street | 744 Broad St
Cityplex 12 Theater | 360-394 Springfield Ave
Dutch’s Lounge – TRYP Hotel | 24 E Park St
Express Newark | 50 Halsey St
Ironbound Riverfront Park | 1-3 Brill St
Military Park | Park Place
Newark Museum | 49 Washington St
NJIT Theater | Kupfrian Hall, NJIT Campus
Newark Public Library | 5 Washington St
GRAMMY Museum Experience at Prudential Center | 25 Lafayette St
Rutgers Theater Bradley Hall | 110 Warren St

Larenz Tate – NIFF Opening Night

** REGISTRATION BEGINS Wednesday 9AM-7PM @ 744 Broad Street Office. You must register at 744 Broad Street to pick up your Passes. **

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SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS:

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH

Registration 9am-7pm @ 744 Broad street
Prudential Documentary 7pm @ Newark Museum
(reception to follow)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH

Opening Night Gala 6-9pm @ Hahne & Co/Express Newark
24 Hour Film Pickup at Opening Gala

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH

Registration 9am-7pm @ 744 Broad Street
Youth Music Day 6pm-8pm @ Express Newark
Opening Film Red Carpet 8pm @ Cityplex

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH

10 am-4 pm @ Cityplex and Express Newark YOUTH FESTIVAL

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH

Awards Ceremony 5:30 PM @ Newark Museum
After Party @ 9pm @ TBA

Newark IFF - Mayor Ras J Baraka


 


Friday, September 6 – Events

Features, Series, & Shorts

CitiPlex Theater

12PM-2PM

S1: Found in Korea

S2: DOC BLOCK:
It’s Just Hair
One Less Fight

S3: The Flight of Spring (Brazil)

S4: Those Songs & Lullabies I Used to Sing (India)

2PM-4PM

S1: AKasha (Sudan)

S2:  SHORTS BLOCK:
Cine
Animated Mind
I'm Jacinth - Love After
Daughter of Ruin
Father Be With Us

S3: SHORT BLOCK:
Badland
Echelons
"Game Over, Man"
You Owe Me
She's Gone
Love In the Shadows

S4: SHORT BLOCK:
Evergreen
Euthanize
Tabwoods
ME 3.769

4PM-6PM

S1:SHORTS BLOCK:
Mid-City Blue
God Bless You
What If...Then What?
Eyes of a Survivor

S2: SHORTS BLOCK:
Zoe in Review
Feet
A Prelude to...
Postal
Steve
Corey

S3: Being Gladys 

S4:SHORTS BLOCK:
The Bacchae
Being Here
THEM
Jamaal: Through the Lens
INTERFERENCE
Separation Celebration

6PM-8PM

S1:  Unemployed + Through the Trees

S2: Decade of Fire with Poison to the People (Puerto Rico)

S3: WEBISODES BLOCK:
Pride Is Costly
Two of Hearts
Praize
James and Danielle
Dependence
Mistake Series

S4:  SHORTS BLOCK:
Blue Flame
Serve & Protect
F.A.M.
The Shrinking Sky
Strength Faith Courage: Conquering Lupus
The Bartender

8PM-10PM

S1: Red Carpet @ 8pm

Opening Night Film:
Business Ethics

Panels

Express Newark 

9AM-12PM

Lamann Rucker Master Acting Class

4PM-6PM

Film Distribution Panel with Shaunda Sutton

6PM-8PM

Social Impact Content Panel & Screening with Hezues R

Red Carpet Host Workshop

SHINE STUDIO (Room 209) **

8PM-10PM

Social Impact Content Panel & Screening with Hezues R

Red Carpet Host Workshop

SHINE STUDIO (Room 209) **

Shorts

NJIT Theater 

2PM-4PM

International Shorts:
Space
Weeping Willow
Copenhagen Road
The Woodkin
And you sleep...
Bird

4PM-6PM

International Shorts:
Overtime
August Sun
miss
Different Threads of Fate
Senza Identita
Champion

6PM-8PM

Rising Stars in Hollywood Celebrity Panel

Workshops & Panels

NJIT Theater • Newark Library • 744 Broad St

9AM-12PM

Alex Fernbach Robotic Cinematography
NJIT Theater

4PM-6PM

Get Money - Funding Workshop
744 Broad St
Social Media*
744 Broad St

7PM-8PM

Rising Stars in Hollywood Celebrity Panel
NJIT Theater

Parties

Dutch's Lounge TRYP Hotel

10PM-12AM

LCA Magazine Party


Free Slave – NIFF

Zahra and the Oil Man – NIFF

Catch  A Girl - NIFF

Screen = S1 + S2 + S3

Saturday, September 7 – Events

Features & Blocks

CitiPlex Theater

10PM-12PM

S1: YOUTH FILM FINALISTS

S2: YOUTH FILM FINALISTS

S3:  Newark Collegiate Academy Screening with host TaNisha Fordham

12PM-2PM

S1: Revenge of Zoe

S2:  D.N.A. - Using Genealogy to Change My (Slave) Last Name

S3: The PATH  

S4: SHORT BLOCK:
I.C.U.
Man of the Sun
Ms. Renaissance
Deadpanze

2PM-4PM

S1: NEWARK Cinema:
The Mayor of Art
Zahra and the Oil Man
An Uber Ride
The Gift
Santa

S2:  Anime

S3:  Anywhere Is Here

S4: SHORTS BLOCK:
In My Blood
The Piece I Let Go
S.T.U.C.K.
Switch
Dear Elizabeth, (The Jiahad Chapman Story)
Do It All
Spiral
Stuck.

4PM-6PM

S1: Shorts Block:
Nikita
Black Ariel (Puerto Rico)
A.D.D. (A Different Dimension) CHAPTER 1: LOVE
Mrs. New Jersey Presents “The Parade of Queens”
Pieces

S2: Cardboard Clouds (Spain)

S3: 24 Hour Film Race screening

S4:  SHORT BLOCK:
The Infamous Future
Maneuver
Athas
Fiesta De Salchicha: Part I

6PM-8PM

S1: Thicker than Blood

S2: The Birth of Deceit

S3: We Are Thankful (South Africa)

S4: NEWARK Cinema:
Blackbird/Strapped
Catch a Girl/Catch a Girl Experience
Sordid
Why We Worry

8PM-10PM

S1: Made in Chinatown

S2:  Webisode Block:
Forceful Purpose
Codename Rebyl
Crow Hill Prelude
Tales from Da Ville
Bubbly Brown Sugar
The Comedian

S3: SHORTS BLOCK:
Remember Me
Mama Don't Make Me
Fifteen
About the People
Loreen’s Gotta Boogie

S4: SHORTS BLOCK:
To Live and Die in Bed Stuy
One Last Goodbye

Youth Festival

Express Newark Lobby

12PM-2PM

Youth Lunch (Invite Only)

2PM-4PM

Youth Media Workshops TBA

4PM-6PM

Youth Wrap Up Party

6PM-8PM

Global Women in Film with SuSu Stewart and Zikhona Sodlaka

Celebrity Panels

NJIT Theater

12PM-2PM

SHORT BLOCK:
Jahan Nostra feat. Ceschi "El Chapo"
Give Me Back My Heart
Magnetic
FVCK ICE
Ella for Prom Queen
Eleven Pancakes
Mommy
My Asian Auntie
A Happy Divorce

2PM-4PM

Guerrilla Filmmaking Panel

4PM-6PM

Inside the Film Industry

6PM-8PM

Action in Hollywood Stunt Panel

Workshops

744 Broad St • Rutgers Theater-Bradley Hall • Newark Library • Military Park

7AM-8AM Yogilates with Malik Wright
(Military Park(
10AM-12PM Perfect Headshot with Douglas Gorenstein

12PM-2PM

Wendy McKensie Acting Class
(Rutgers Theater-Bradley Hall)
Warrington Hudlin - Directing Improv (For Directors Only)
(Newark Library)

1PM-4PM

1-3 PM Drone Cinematography Workshop
(Military Park)
2PM Screenplay Writers Consultation with Pam Gibson
(744 Broad St)

Parties

Dutch's Lounge TRYP Hotel

9:30PM

Comedy Show with Bob Sumner


A Prelude – NIFF

Fifteen – NIFF

About the People – NIFF

Screen = S1 + S2 + S3

Sunday, September 8 – Events

Panels

Newark Museum

11PM-1PM

Hollywood Writers Conversation with Richard Wesley, Cheo Coker and Warrington Hudlin

5PM-8PM

Awards Ceremony

8PM-10PM

Wrap Party @ Newark Museum

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