66 minsJoshua Dylan Mellars is a multi award winning filmmaker whose films screened to acclaim throughout the world. His award winning music documentary trilogy (Tango Illusions, Heaven’s Mirror and Play Like a Lion) all have played at WCFF and around the world. Joshua received the WCFF “Distinguished Cinema Artist Award” (2011) to a “masterful filmmaker who blends music, imagery, poetry and narrative”. We are thrilled to pay tribute again to this talented individual. His Narratives in this show are produced by Abuela Luna Pictures, and the Documentaries are produced by KRCB North Bay Public Media. There will be a reception before the films and a Q&A after the program concludes.
In This Program: Down Home on the Zazu Farm, Born to Be Wild: Quarryhill’s Conservation Quest, Land of Nod, Saving Heirlooms: Honey Bees, Seed Banks and Crop Diversity, Shakespeare in the Shadows, Spanish Gardener
Shorts / 90 minsThese short films are great because they tell more in as little as four minutes than many feature films. Concentrated and meaningful, they take our breath away. An amazing collection of short films including Muscle, Lucky Star, Wings, The Lake, Being Seen, The Jungle
120 mins“The Arts in Film” has been a core element, a large Section actually, of the Wine Country Film Festival from the very beginning in 1986. The intent of the Arts in Film is to present films that inform and inspire, that provide insight into the inner workings of art forms that are enjoyed in their finished product, but the process is hidden. Here are some of the very best short films that showcase The Arts in Film - includes Currencies, Fading Nocturne, Molat and Molat, Syncretic Noise, The Teacup, The Whirl and White.