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2014 Wine Country Film Festival

Documentary

  1. Angel Azul

    Marcelina Cravat-Overway / Arts in Film / Grenada, Indonesia, Mexico, UK, USA / 2014 / Documentary, Drama / 74 mins
    Angel Azul explores the artistic journey of Jason deCaires Taylor, an innovative artist who combines creativity with an important environmental solution; the creation of artificial coral reefs from statues he's cast from live models.
    Angel Azul

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 19, 2014 8:00 pm


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    The Apothecary

    Helen Hood Scheer / Shorts / USA / 2013 / Biography, Documentary, Drama, Western / 18 mins
    In an impoverished former mining town in the American Southwest, the one oasis of activity is The Apothecary Shoppe — the sole pharmacy within 4,000 square miles. Don is the druggist and he gamely occupies multiple roles as surrogate doctor, life counselor and community benefactor. His sanguine public persona, however, belies a long-suffered private pain for which there is no drug, no cure and no relief...
    Plays In:
    Short Film Program Three

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 21, 2014 11:45 am


  3. Bobby Jo: Journey of a Singer-Songwriter

    Ron Rogers / Arts in Film / USA / 2014 / Documentary, LGBT, Music / 22 mins
    Young Sonoma county singer-songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine is at a crossroads. Having broken away from a conservative Baptist upbringing, found his birth mother, come out as gay and discovered he has a unique talent for writing and performing music, can he truly connect with an audience and build a new life as a professional singer-songwriter? To find out, Bobby Jo sets out on an ambitious five-day, eight-concert tour around California.

    Precedes: Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty

    Bobby Jo: Journey of a Singer/Songwriter

    Deerfield Ranch Winery Cave Theatre
    September 22, 2014 6:00 pm

    Precedes:
    Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty

    Deerfield Ranch Winery "Al Fresco™' Outdoor
    September 22, 2014 7:30 pm


  4. Cotton Road

    Laura Kissel / EcoCInema / China, USA / 2013 / Documentary, News / 83 mins
    Cotton Road follows the commodity of cotton from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories to illuminate the work and industrial processes in a global supply chain.
    Cotton Road

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 21, 2014 12:00 pm


  5. The Farmer and the Chef

    Michael Whalen / Food on Film / USA / Documentary / 70 mins
    He is a world famous chef with one of best restaurants in the world. She is a Biodynamic® farmer known worldwide for her award winning heirloom tomatoes. Together this farmer and this chef are revolutionizing how diners experience a modern Californian meal.
    The Farmer and the Chef

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 21, 2014 4:00 pm


  6. The Invisible Peak

    George W. Daly and Gary Yost / Shorts / USA / 2014 / Documentary, News / 22 mins
    Narrator Peter Coyote provides both a historical and spiritual overview of the long continuum of humans relating to and caring deeply for the peaks of Mt. Tamalpais. An extraordinarily beautiful visual experience that must be seen on the big screen.

    Precedes: Return of the River

    Precedes:
    Return of the River

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 21, 2014 4:00 pm


  7. Jewish Caviar

    Erik Sather and Robin Hemley / Shorts / Poland, USA / Documentary, Drama / 23 mins
    At the biggest celebration of Jewish Culture in the world in Krakow Poland, Jewish acts play to a largely gentile audience. Follow Jewish writer Robin Hemley as he navigates the festival and examines the notion of collective guilt and the murky waters of authenticity and ownership.
    Plays In:
    Short Film Program Two

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 20, 2014 10:45 am


  8. Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty

    Greg Olliver / Arts in Film / USA / 2014 / Biography, Documentary, Music
    Feature length documentary on the life and career of blues legend Johnny Winter.

    Preceded by: Bobby Jo: Journey of a Singer-Songwriter

    Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty

    Deerfield Ranch Winery "Al Fresco™' Outdoor
    September 22, 2014 7:30 pm

    Preceded By:
    Bobby Jo: Journey of a Singer/Songwriter

    Deerfield Ranch Winery Cave Theatre
    September 22, 2014 6:00 pm


  9. Little White Lie

    Lacey Schwartz / Cinema of Conscience / USA / 2013 / African-American, Documentary, Drama, Family, Personal Narrative / 65 mins
    A film about denial, race, family secrets and a search for identity.

    Preceded by: Natsanat

    Little White Lie

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 21, 2014 6:30 pm


  10. Llyn Foulkes: One Man Band

    Tamar Halpern and Christopher Quilty / Arts in Film / USA / 2013 / Biography, Documentary / 88 mins
    A documentary about the painter (and one-man-band musician) Llyn Foulkes.
    Llyn Foulkes: One Man Band

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 20, 2014 12:30 pm


  11. Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

    Jerry Hartleben and Shaeri Richards / Arts in Film / USA / 2014 / Biography, Documentary / 69 mins
    Armed with rice paper, ink, brush, and a collection of Zen teachings and koans, Zen calligraphic painter Alok Hsu Kwang-han opens the door to a world of magical brush strokes and enchanted students.

    Preceded by: Sway

    Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 19, 2014 6:00 pm


  12. Natsanat

    Cheryl Halpern and Mitchell Stuart / Shorts / Ethiopia, USA / 2012 / Documentary, History / 26 mins
    This film documents the the heroic stories of young female freedom fighters in Ethiopia during the 20th century. These women left their families and homes to join the struggle to bring freedom, peace and democracy to their country. They serve as role models for leadership and courage for women worldwide.

    Precedes: Little White Lie

    Precedes:
    Little White Lie

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 21, 2014 6:30 pm

    Plays In:
    Short Film Program Two

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 20, 2014 10:45 am


  13. Over My Dead Body

    Brigitte Poupart / Arts in Film / Canada / 2012 / Biography, Dance, Documentary / 80 mins
    The phone calls home. Adonor has been found. Dave's new lungs are on the way. He has two hours to get to the hospital. The story of a man waiting to be reborn or to die.
    Over My Dead Body

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 20, 2014 11:30 am


  14. Return of the River

    John Gussman and Jessica Plumb / EcoCInema / USA / 2013 / Documentary, Drama, History / 69 mins
    A film about the largest dam removal project in the history of the United States, and the extraordinary effort to restore an eco-system and set a river free.

    Preceded by: The Invisible Peak

    Return of the River

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 21, 2014 4:00 pm


  15. Sway

    Davin Haukebo-Bol / Documentary, Shorts / USA / Biography, Documentary, Short / 11 mins
    Nick Wroblewski is an award winning woodcut printmaker based out of Viroqua, Wisconsin. His work is born from the aesthetic of the stylized Japanese Ukiyo-e masters, and the imagery of the Driftless region just outside his studio window. In this brief portrait, we meet Nick, and witness the start to finish creation of his print "Sway".

    Precedes: Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

    Precedes:
    Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 19, 2014 6:00 pm


  16. Tide Lines

    Andrew Naysmith and Arwen Hunter / EcoCInema / Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Nicaragua, Saint Helena, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, USA / 2013 / Adventure, Documentary, Sport / 95 mins
    Two brothers and a friend set sail on a three-year, 37,000-mile oceanic journey in search of adventure but their plans are quickly run aground by the plastic on the beaches.
    Tide Lines

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 21, 2014 1:30 pm


  17. Zio Ninuccio

    Noriko Sugiura / EcoCInema, Shorts / Italy / Documentary / 16 mins
    This short documentary is about Carmine Ametrano - one of the few remaining farmers practicing traditional wine-making on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius in southern Italy. His techniques go back to the ancient civilization of Pompeii.

    Precedes: Barolo Boys – The Story of a Revolution

    Precedes:
    Barolo Boys

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 20, 2014 3:00 pm

    Plays In:
    Short Film Program Two

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 20, 2014 10:45 am

    Plays In:
    Short Film Program One

    Deerfield Ranch Winery Cave Theatre
    September 17, 2014 6:00 pm