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The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival takes place This Week


originally published: 04/25/2022

The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival takes place This Week

(RIDGEWOOD, NJ) -- The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival (RGIFF) is back in person this week! A half hour outside Manhattan in downtown Ridgewood is the Art Deco Bowtie Cinema, home to the festival for 11 years. This year see 40 new films, enjoy panels by industry experts, hear inspiring Q & A's, pose for the Red Carpet and on Thursday, meet Constantine Maroulis (American Idol, Rock of Ages) and Actor David Krumholtz (The Santa Clause franchise, Numb3rs, The Deuce).  Screenings take place on April 27-28.

The RGIFF is an official GOLD Star film festival on Film Freeway and in its 11 years has become recognized for its unique curation of films and attention to the filmmakers. The RGIFF showcases student filmmakers, with several from North Jersey and NYU Tisch. You can see shorts, documentaries, web/new media, animation, features, international content and more. 

If you've never been to a film festival or if you're already a fan, this is the perfect festival to partake in. Ticket prices are $12 per night, $8 for students and seniors for each night. There is no charge for the Red Carpet outside the theater.

The festival takes place at the Bow Tie Cinema Theater ay 190 East Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ on Wednesday, April 27th and Thursday, April 28th. The After Party - open to anyone - will occur on Thursday night at Bareburger, 15 East Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood. The party is an additional charge.

Tickets for screenings are available for purchase online. For tickets to the after party, click here.



 
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LIST OF ALL OF THE FILMS 

The Ghost Story - Mia Antaramian 4:29 Ridgewood NJ

Change - Mason Cho 4:57 Ridgewood NJ

Tomato Soup - Ella Novie 5:00 LA Calif

Mooby’s Popup 2001 -  Doc Sophia Haber Brock 10:48 NJ

Hunter -  Michelle J. Tang (Prev) 9:59 Metuchen, NJ

Sonata - Sam Chuck 3:54 NJ

Short - Sam Chuck 4:30 NJ

In Mind - Yuhyeon Byun 4:53 Ridgewood, NJ

Solo - Alice Almiron 4:40 Passaic NJ



 
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Let's Make Some Dope Sh!t -Together Kent Ichikawa 17:59 Cherry Hill, NJ 

Driving Her Away - Maddy Freeman (Prev) 11:01 Short Hills NJ

Hope You Feel Better - Stephanie Ruiz 12:53 Astoria, NY 

Doors - Alisa Rasera-Holden 6:50  1990’s Alameda Calif 

The Morning Breeze - Dom Lampasona 26:00 Cresskill NJ 

Mislead -  Steven Perkins 17:33 Portland OR 

Yesteryear - Joshua M Thomas 9:54 Calif

Retirement 2: Salt on the Road - Joshua M Thomas 16:20 Calif

April Showers - Caytha Jentis 11:39 Ridgewood, NJ/NY 

Don’t Know Jack - Raymond Nowicki 12:30 Ridgewood NJ

The Age of Resiliency - Chris Trembath (Prev) 17:02 Hillsdale NJ

Geisting - Alex Bram 28:42 Calif

Trunk Show - Will Chase 14:00 NY 

Always for the First Time - Victoria Meade & John Caliendo 20:07 Pt Pleasant NJ

342 - Laurie Ziel 13:07 Ocean Gate NJ 

Atomic Cover-Up - Greg Mitchell 52:09 Suffern NY 

Dreamcentered - Maia Buljeta  & Kaija Harrison 9:13 

Canaries in a Cold War - Mathias Magnason 50:00 NY 

It Started With The Heart - Kenneth Heidt, Christopher Lafontant 22:55 NJ

The Dunmore Cemetery Tour - Luz Cabrales 1:01:00 PA 

Musher -  Anuradha Rama & Laurie Little 1:15:00 Chicago IL

Behind Blue Sky - Jesse Bonnell 36:56 NY

Vitriol - Mark Clauburg  25:00 NJ 

Love Forbids You - Will Rottweiler & Wendy Leigh 8:14 NJ

The Coronation - Emily Penick 12:00 Florida

The Libby Show: Lunch with the Ladies - Suzanne Ordas Curry 30:00 Mahwah NJ 

A Feast That Never Comes -  Maria Juranic 5:59 NY

The Vagina Musical - Abigail Quinlan & Harriet Taylor 13:59 Ridgewood, NJ/UK 

The Kid - Rodja Martin Troscher 7:09 Germany

There is Exactly Enough Time - Virgil Widrich - Austria

The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival Committee members are Co- Chairs Dotti Fucito & Eric S. McPherson, Tony Damiano, Jim Suozzo, RJ Konner, Lynne Clements, Lou Clements, Rahul Bhatia, Rosie McCooe and Trish Manzo. 

Festival sponsors are TEEEM, Coldwell Banker Realty, and Super Cellars, Park West Tavern, Pearl Restaurant and Bareburger.

The Ridgewood Guild is an organization devoted to revitalizing Ridgewood NJ. It is composed of businesses and individuals. Programs are held throughout the year.  



 
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Thursday, May 19, 2022 @ 8:00pm
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Thursday, May 19, 2022 @ 7:30pm
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Thursday, May 19, 2022 @ 7:30pm
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