NY Dog Film Festival: Program 1

November: “Furry Friends”

BMFI Family Saturday Matinees
(NR) 1 hr 11 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 & HARMONY (1:00) is indescribable!; THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MOLLY (7:00) First time British director Sue Carpenter's love tribute to her black Lab Molly; 989 MILES HOME (15:00) Laurence Alexander's student film depicting discarded dogs in South Carolina being transported by volunteers to welcoming adoptive homes in the Northeast; GAME OF BONES (10:30) Director Blaire Dobiecki (Melbourne, Australia) re-imagines the popular television series with a similar name, starring her own rescued Lab, Helen, as the heroine; CONVERSATION WITH MY DOGS (3:00) Humorist Merrill Markoe questions why her dogs follow her everywhere; DAVID & GOLIATH (12:00)  Director George Zaverdas based his period film on a true story of a Jewish resistance fighter fleeing from the Nazis, who takes refuge in a dog house where the German shepherd saves his life; LE SAUVETAGE (6:00) Peter Mcevilley's faux-French tale of how dogs view us and bring us together–promoting adoption with the rescued performing Olate dogs. (in French with subtitles); USEFUL DOG TRICKS (4:00) Heather Brook's Terrier Jesse embodies “multi-tasking;” A BOY AND HIS DOG (9:30) Jonna Mciver 's documentary features Owen–a very little boy–whose family adopts Haatchi–a very big dog–and how they make each other whole.

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Saturday, November 411:00am 2017-11-04 11:00:00 2017-11-04 12:11:00 America/New_York NY Dog Film Festival: Program 1 Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr, PA