Till Schauder / Documentary, International / Canada, Iran / 2012 / Biography, Cultural, MIddle East, Sports / 93 minsWhen American basketball player Kevin Sheppard, a flashy point-guard from the U.S. Virgin Islands, accepts a job to play in one of the world's most feared countries – Iran - he expects the worst. But what he finds is a country brimming with generosity, acceptance, and sensuality. With acharismatic personality that charms everyone he meets, Kevin forms an unlikelyfriendship with three outspoken Iranian women who share with him their strongopinions on everything, from politics to religion to gender roles.
Complimentary Persian appetizers courtesy of Sia Zadeh and Shaharazad Hamidi.
The Iran Job (with Complimentary Persian appetizers courtesy of Sia Zadeh and Shaharazad Hamidi)
St Patrick's Episcopal Church
September 28, 2013 2:00 pm
Mark Bashian / Cinema of Conscience, Documentary / USA / 2013 / Comedy, Disabilities, Road Movie, Sports / 82 minsWalk On documents the inspirational journey of Joseph Kibler, a physically disabled 21 year old who was born HIV Positive. Despite medical forecasts, Joseph has gone from wheelchair to walker, walker to crutches, and at the age of 18 he took his first steps with a cane.With the help of a Quadriplegic Stand-up Comedian (Jay Cramer), an Amputee Paralympic Sprinter (Katy Sullivan), and a disabled Purple Heart Veteran, Joseph trains for a lifelong goal of walking in a 6.2 mile AIDS walk while educating others about HIV and disabilities.
In Person: Joe Kibler, Katy Sullivan, Jay Cramer and Director Mark Bashian To Attend.
Mer Aldao / Documentary, Shorts, US Cinema / USA / Biography, Documentary, Sports / 27 minsThis film will make you feel connected to the most brutal sport you've probably never heard of. "Win. Lose. Forgive." is a short film that offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of Muay Thai and the lessons it can teach all of us. The film features legends of the sport: fighter and trainer Jongsanan "Woodenman", Monlit Sitpohdaeng (voted Muay Thai Coach of the Year 2010 in Thailand), and Ben Brown, student of Jongsanan and Monlit and owner/trainer at PHAS3 Martial Arts.
In Person: Jongsanan "Woodenman" and Ben Brown