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FRIDAY 3/13

OPENING NIGHT COSTUME PARTY  [ALL AGES]

Dress up as your favorite animated character and come prepared to sing and dance with Watervliet music teacher Brandon Mattson and his student ukulele band before the NYICFF  KID FLICKS ONE screening. Prizes awarded for the best costume. There will also be plenty of free popcorn and cupcakes (compliments of Bit of Swiss) on hand.  FREE

KRASL ART CENTER

6:00 PM  BRANDON MATTSON AND HIS UKULELE BAND 

7:00  PM  NYICFF KID FLICKS ONE

SUNDAY 3/15

DANCEMAKER POST-SCREENING DISCUSSION WITH EILEEN CROPLEY

A panel discussion with Eileen Cropley, former Taylor dancer and founder of Citadel Dance Company in Benton Harbor follows the film.  We’ve enlisted Caroline Spikner, a local young filmmaker, to document the history of Ms. Cropley. A sneak peak of the cinema verite short chronicling this rare and indelible creative spirit will be screened.  FREE

CITADEL OAK ROOM

3:00 PM   DANCEMAKER

4:45 PM   POST-SCREENING DISCUSSION WITH EILEEN CROPLEY

WEDNESDAY 3/18

ART ACTIVITY AT BENTON HARBOR PUBLIC LIBRARY

Presented by the library staff and based on the short series ronja: the robber's daughter.  FREE

 

BENTON HARBOR PUBLIC LIBRARY

5:00 PM  RONJA: THE ROBBER'S DAUGHTER (E1 & E2)

6:00 PM   ART ACTIVITY

FRIDAY 3/20

YOUNG FILMMAKERS COMPETITION AWARDS

2020 Young Filmmakers Competition short film screening followed by the presentation of awards. FREE

 

CITADEL OAK ROOM

5:30 PM  YFC SHORT FILMS

6:30 PM  YFC RED CARPET AWARDS PRESENTATION

FRIDAY 3/20 (CITADEL OAK ROOM)

SUNDAY 3/22 (KRASL ART CENTER)

DR. LARRY SCHANKER, PIANO

Dr. Larry Schanker will play live to a selection of silent film screenings. See pages 10 & 11. FREE

 

CITADEL OAK ROOM

7:00 PM   MODERN TIMES

 

KRASL ART CENTER

4:00 PM(FESTIVAL FINALE) ONE WEEK & GO WEST

SATURDAY 3/21

RIGHT IN THE EYE SILENT FILM PERFORMANCE  & WORKSHOP WITH ALCOLÉA & CIE

A visually engaging, live musical production accompanying 11 short, silent films by French director Georges Méliès. For more information about the event, please see pages 10-11. In addition, Alcolea and Cie have graciously offered to host a free film and sound workshop prior to the performance at 4:00 PM. Space is limited. To register, please contact Leslie Sullivan - 269.757.1491 FREE  

 

THE GHOSTLIGHT 

4:00 PM  WORKSHOP

7:00 PM  PERFORMANCE AND SILENT FILM SCREENING