10:30 AM

Penny Redmon Visiting Lecturer:

Jessie Brugger

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Join us as we screen short films made in a workshop by Rockport-Fulton High School students and Rockport Center for the Arts members. Jessie will talk about the creative process: bridging the gap between narrative filmmaking and film as a visual art.

@ Cinema 4, Rockport, TX
FREE

Noon

Matinee Shorts

Aether

Directed by Sabrina Chaney, TX
Animation, 2 minutes
A young artist, dissatisfied with her efforts to draw, opens a portal that absorbs her within the pages of her sketchbook.

The Bus Stop

Directed by Justin Malone, TX
Fiction Short, 14 minutes
A comedy-drama about two young boys coming to blows due to religious stereotypes learned from their parents.

The Culture of Collards

Directed by Vanina Harel, Produced by Aditi Desai, TX
Documentary Short, 9 minutes
Collard greens are more than a simple side dish.

The Bookworm

Directed by Richard Wiley, USA
Animation, 2 minutes
One evening, a librarian is stamping his books and opens one only to find an unwelcome guest.

Rats: A Documentary, USA

Directed by Charlie Northcott and Taeko Itabashi
Documentary Short, 16 minutes
New York City is inhabited by millions of unwanted neighbours.

Midnight Oil: The Making of a Mural

Directed by Larry Ray Causey II, Produced by Laura Lewis, TX
Documentary Short, 24 minutes
The journey of a West Texas artist as she researches, designs and paints a large mural depicting the history of oil discovery in the Permian Basin.

The Canvas

Directed by Juan Gil, TX
Student Film, 4 minutes
A story in which artistic discovery overtakes the tediousness of mandatory school work.

@ Cinema 4, Rockport, TX
$10 Admission, free with VIP Pass or VIP GOLD

2:15pm

Matinee Feature: Brewed in the 210

Directed by Marco Ortega, USA
Documentary, 62 minutes.

Highlighting San Antonio area brewers and local businesses, who have contributed to the growth and revival of handcrafted beer deep in the heart of Texas. Local brewers tell their stories, share their passion, and illustrate how craft beer has made an impact on the community of San Antonio.

@ Cinema 4, Rockport, TX
$10 Admission, free with VIP Pass or VIP GOLD

4:00pm- 6:00pm

Reception at Fulton Mansion

@ 317 S Fulton Beach Rd, Rockport, TX
Free to the Public

6:45pm

Evening Feature: Everything in the Song is True

Directed by Douglas Morrione, UAE
Documentary, 83 minutes.

Four iconic cowboys whose music, art and way of life sustain vital connection to the folk culture that defines the American frontier. As modern life continues to encroach on the wide open spaces, their stories take on a new relevance. Their songs and deeds speak to a powerful connection to the land, the animals and a way of life that is unique to the United States and revered around the world.

@ Cinema 4, Rockport, TX
$10 Admission, free with VIP Pass or VIP GOLD

9:00pm

Late Night Shorts

The Last Day

Directed by Alvin G. Morris, TX
Fiction Short, 11 minutes
On a man’s last day on earth in a post-apocalyptic hell, he has a choice to make.

The Song of Wandering Aengus

Directed by Matthew Lawes, UK
Animation, 4 minutes
Based on W. B. Yeats poem ‘The Song of Wandering Aengus’

Lucy in My Eyes

Directed by Megan Park, Canada
Fiction Short, 11 minutes
Lucy has a dream on the eve of her wedding where she reconnects with herself at age six.

Good times at the Schützen Verein

Directed by Erik McCowan, TX
Documentary Short, 14 minutes
Texas dance halls are more than a two-step destination. For some, they aim to keep an old tradition alive.

Cradle

Directed by David Holechek, USA
Fiction Short, 11 minutes
A man desperately tries to change the past.

The Breakdown

Directed by Anthony James Faure, USA & France
Fiction Short, 15 minutes
A young author who can talk to his characters had to reveal to his hero his coming death.

Misgivings

Directed by Adrian Mead, UK
Fiction Short, 10 minutes
Olly wants to kill himself….maybe.

The Shvitzing

Directed by Max Rissman, USA
Student Film, 10 minutes
When David takes his girlfriend Amy to his family lake house for a romantic getaway weekend, he is haunted by the ghosts of his overbearing parents.

@ Cinema 4, Rockport, TX
$10 Admission, free with VIP Pass or VIP GOLD