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2014 Wine Country Film Festival

Drama

  1. 4 Nights in the Hamptons

    Michael Knowles / US Cinema / USA / 2013 / Comedy, Drama, Romance / 87 mins
    Julie and David have been married for 6 years. Julie is needing a spark to ignite their passion they once had and when she runs into their mutual old friend Marc and his new free spirit girlfriend, Catherine , Julie invites them back with the hopes of stirring things up. David and Marc's relationship is ambiguous to say the least and Catherine free spirit is infectious. Julie and David soon find themselves questioning who they are and how they feel about marriage and relationships and wondering what if....
    4 Nights in the Hamptons

    Deerfield Ranch Winery Cave Theatre
    September 20, 2014 6:00 pm


  2. 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


  3. Still from film

    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


  4. Catching a Lion

    Vladimir Kanic / Shorts / Canada, Croatia / 2013 / Drama, War / 8 mins
    This film deals with human rights and the right to live in a land mine free world. It raises awareness about the 3 million land mines still buried in the grounds of Ex-Yugoslavia which were left buried from the 1990's war. The film is inspired by true events and the director’s personal experience with that war torn land.

    Precedes: Within the Eye of the Storm

    Precedes:
    Within the Eye of the Storm

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 21, 2014 1:45 pm


  5. Drunktown’s Finest

    Sydney Freeland / Cinema of Conscience / USA / 2014 / Drama, Family, LGBT / 95 mins
    Three young Native Americans - an adopted Christian girl, a rebellious father-to-be, and a promiscuous transsexual - strive to escape the hardships of life on an Indian reservation.
    Drunktown’s Finest

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 21, 2014 6:30 pm

    Drunktown’s Finest

    Deerfield Ranch Winery Cave Theatre
    September 22, 2014 7:15 pm


  6. The Duellists

    Ridley Scott / US Cinema / UK / 1977 / Drama, War / 100 mins
    Honoring Keith Carradine two of his favorite films The Duelists (3:00 pm) and The Moderns (5:15pm) screen at the Kenwood Restaurant venue Thursday Sept 18th
    Duellist

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 18, 2014 3:00 pm


  7. From the Sky

    Ian Ebright / Shorts / USA / 2014 / Drama, Short / 18 mins
    A humble father and his troubled son struggle to cope with the effect of drones in the Middle East.

    Precedes: Within the Eye of the Storm

    Precedes:
    Within the Eye of the Storm

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 21, 2014 1:45 pm


  8. Globe Trot

    Mitchell Rose / Arts in Film, Shorts / Antartica, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, USA / 2014 / Dance, Drama, Music, Musical, Short / 5 mins
    An international crowd-sourced dance-film project, as 54 filmmakers on all seven continents each contribute two seconds of dance by renowned choreographer Bebe Miller.
    Plays In:
    Short Film Program One

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


  9. The Golden Dream

    Diego Quemada-Diez / Cinema of Conscience / Guatamala, Mexico, Spain / 2014 / Drama / 108 mins
    A road movie about teenage Guatemalan immigrants and their journey to the U.S.
    The Golden Dream

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 20, 2014 2:30 pm


  10. The Good Lie

    Philippe Falardeau / Cinema of Conscience / USA / 2014 / Drama / 110 mins
    A Sudanese refugee is taken in by a straight-talking American woman in their new home in the United States.
    The Good Lie

    Deerfield Ranch Winery "Al Fresco™' Outdoor
    September 21, 2014 7:50 pm


  11. 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


  12. 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


  13. The Moderns

    Alan Rudolph / 1988 / Comedy, Drama, Romance / 126 mins
    This witty, elegant, graceful and clever film (Los Angeles Reader) stunningly evokes the legendary milieu of Paris café society. Starring Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino, Genevieve Bujold,Geraldine Chaplin, Wallace Shawn and John Lone, The Moderns is 'tantalizing unabashedly romantic [and] a glowing evocation of an era (The Hollywood Reporter)! Paris, 1926.
    The Moderns

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 18, 2014 5:15 pm


  14. The Nightingale

    Philippe Muyl / World Cinema / China, France / 2013 / Drama, Family / 101 mins
    After years in Beijing, Zhigen resolves to keep a promise to his deceased wife and return to his native village. He arrives with two unlikely travelers in tow - his beloved pet bird and his spoiled granddaughter, who is more familiar with iPads than trekking through forests and rice paddies.
    The Nightingale

    Deerfield Ranch Winery Cave Theatre
    September 19, 2014 6:00 pm


  15. One Shot

    Robert Orhel / Croatian New Wave Spotlight, World Cinema / Croatia / 2013 / Crime, Drama, LGBT / 76 mins
    A crime drama in which a university student and a homicide detective, both dealing with unplanned pregnancies, meet when the former accidentally shoots a stranger.
    One Shot

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 20, 2014 1:00 pm


  16. Project User

    Miles Levin / US Cinema / USA / 2013 / Drama / 73 mins
    Project: User is the story of Adam, a teen math prodigy, who grapples with an abusive father, and an eccentric best friend, who's manic on-line behavior threatens the few relationships he has left, as well as the security of the nation.
    Project: User

    The Dunbar Elementary School
    September 20, 2014 5:30 pm


  17. 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


  18. Tangerines

    Zaza Urushadze / World Cinema / Estonia, Georgia / 2013 / Drama, War / 87 mins
    Winner of the WCFF 2014 Peace and Cultural Understanding Prize. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.
    Tangerines

    Deerfield Ranch Winery Cave Theatre
    September 21, 2014 6:00 pm


  19. Terroir

    John Charles Jopson / US Cinema / Italy / 2014 / Drama, Mystery, Thriller / 103 mins
    Keith Carradine joins us for the World Premiere of his latest film Terroir. Carradine plays wealthy connoisseur Jonathan Bragg who searches the countryside for a mysterious wine. Before the film, Keith will chat informally with the audience and sing his Oscar winning song “I'm Easy” from Nashville.
    Terroir

    Deerfield Ranch Winery "Al Fresco™' Outdoor
    September 20, 2014 7:50 pm


  20. Téte-a-Téte

    Lisa Reznik / Arts in Film, Shorts / France / 2013 / Drama, LGBT, Short / 16 mins
    They are one of the world's legendary couples. We can't think of one without thinking of the other. Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre -- those passionate, freethinking existentialist philosopher-writers -- had a committed but notoriously open union that generated no end of controversy.
    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


  21. Till Then

    Benjamin Wolff / Documentary, Shorts / Germany / 2014 / Drama / 19 mins
    An unspoken connection between two elderly neighbors, who share a daily ritual but who have never actually met, deepens when they face the inevitable...together.
    Plays In:
    Short Film Program Three

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


  22. Vis à Vis

    Nevio Marasovic / Croatian New Wave Spotlight, World Cinema / Croatia / 2013 / Comedy, Drama / 81 mins
    Rising star director Nevio Maravic, a cross between Woody Allen and a Croatian Alexander Payne, has a relaxed approach to filmmaking. This bittersweet comedy follows a film director and his leading man to the remote island of Vis to work on the script. Due to the isolation they face during the winter, they unexpectedly face their own frustrations which are constantly intertwined with the film's plot! The film is praised for its fantastic scenery and a delightful score by Andrew Bird.

    Preceded by: Salt, Olive and Stone

    Vis à Vis

    The Kenwood Restaurant Theater Space
    September 20, 2014 5:30 pm