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SYRFILMFEST presents Best of Fest
Did you miss some of the great films at SYRFILMFEST’11? Join us for this special series.
The SYRFILM organization that brings year-round programming to Central New York in collaboration with ArtRage Gallery will present a five-part series showcasing films from the Syracuse International Film Festival. The series continues on March 10 with a screening of “The Miracle,” “Life’s a Bitch” and “Formol.” Additional screenings will take place in April and May.
by Jeffrey Jon Smith (USA) Fiction, 29 min.
In confession to her priest, Tekki Lomnicki, a little person, reveals how she dishonored her mother on a trip to Lourdes 27 years before. For a chance at redemption, Tekki will need all her courage, humor and imagination to face the truth about her life and what happened at Lourdes.
“Life’s a Bitch”
by Michaela Hoffova (Czech Republic)
Animation, 8 min.
This clever film is about a little bird who just wants to find a place where he can fit in.
by Noelia Rodríguez Deza (Spain) Documentary, 15 min.
In a ghost village, apparently deserted, past, present and future blend and the traces of hundreds of lives remain preserved in the formol of time.
All screenings take place at 8 p.m. at ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse. Tickets for each event are $5 at the door; doors open at 7:30 p.m.
This event is recommended for adults only. For more information, visit syrfilm.com or artragegallery.org.