NY Dog Film Festival: Program 2

November: “Furry Friends”

BMFI Family Saturday Matinees
(NR) 1 hr 5 min
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$8 per program for all ages

Perfect for dog lovers, the NY Dog Film Festival is a philanthropic celebration of the love between dogs and their people, offering a shared audience experience of canine-themed films from around the world that inspire, educate, and entertain about the human-canine bond. With two packed programs of incredible documentaries, hilarious comedies, and touching tributes from filmmakers to their pets, this dog-centric festival experience will benefit local animal welfare shelter Saved Me Adoption Center with a portion of the proceeds.


HARVEY DOGS HOME (1:00) indescribably delightful; FOG OF COURAGE (7:30) John R. Dilworth (an Academy Award nominee) made this animated horror/comedy about a cowardly dog named Courage; LOOKING FOR LOVE (3:00) Australian director Blaire Dobiecki stars her rescued black Lab, Helen, in a cautionary tale about looking for love online; THE LEWIS LECTURES (7:30) Merrill Markoe's animated depiction of what dogs actually think and do when we leave the house; DOG YEARS (4:00) Director Sam Hearn's voice-over of a dog who questions his relationship with his frequently absent owner; VALENTINA (9:30 – in Spanish with subtitles) Spanish directors Crespo and Romera's tale of an estranged couple and their Pug Valentina, who brings them back together; THE POODLE TRAINER(8:00 – in Russian with subtitles) Vance Malone's character study of a circus trainer, whose performing poodles are the center of her universe; DINE IN THE DARK (:30) Jake Shannon, an Australian student, made this PSA for Guide Dogs for the Blind to create empathy for living with vision-impairment; SECOND CHANCES (20:00) Director Steven Latham's film about female prisoners who train dogs from shelters, changing lives on both ends of the leash; PETCO ADOPTION STORY(3:00) with roller blader Bonnie Thunder.

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Saturday, November 41:00pm 2017-11-04 13:00:00 2017-11-04 14:05:00 America/New_York NY Dog Film Festival: Program 2 Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr, PA