Trenton Film Society

2015 International Film Festival

Thursday, April 9 – Saturday, April 11, 2015

 
International

Compelling, poignant, sometimes funny stories of cross-cultural encounters and collisions, both true and fiction, from around the world are screened at the International Film Festival. Experience some of the most exquisitely beautiful and thought-provoking film that we screen!

FESTIVAL PASS
See as many films as you’d like for just $25!

With an all-access pass, you’ll be able to pick up one ticket for each film in the festival.
To see details and buy pass

Regular price tickets: $8
See film descriptions and showtimes here.

THIS YEAR’S LINE-UP
Opening Night: Felix and Meira
(Quebec, Maxime Giroux, 2014, 105 mins)
Thursday, April 9, 7:30 pm

Gueros
(Mexico, Alonso Ruizpalacios, 2014, 106 mins)
Friday, April 10, 7:30 pm

I for Iran
(Belgium/Iran, Sanaz Azari, 2014, 50 mins)
and
Kwaku Ananse
(Ghana/US/Mexico, Akosua Adoma Owusu, 2013, 25 mins)
Saturday, April 11, 12:00 pm

In the Crosswind
(Estonia, Martti Helde, 2014, 87 mins)
Saturday, April 11, 1:45 pm

Songs from the North
(US/South Korea, Soon-Mi Yoo, 2014, 72 min)
Saturday, April 11, 3:45 pm

Charlie’s Country
(Australia, Rolf de Heer, 2013, 108 mins)
Saturday, April 11, 5:30 pm

Closing Night: Two Shots Fired
(Argentina, Martín Rejtman, 2014, 105 min)
Saturday, April 11, 7:45 pm


 

Jed-RapfogelFive Questions with Festival Curator Jed Rapfogel

Trenton International Film Festival curator Jed Rapfogel talks to us about his selection of the seven documentary and fiction features screening in this year’s festival. Jed is a programmer at the Anthology Film Archives in New York, and curated the 2014 and 2015 International Film Festival.
Read more
 


 

Fistful of PopcornTrenton Film Society on Fistful of Popcorn

International Festival Director Susan Fou and Curator Jed Rapfogel appeared as guests on a recent episode of the movie discussion program “Fistful of Popcorn” on Princeton Community TV.
Watch the episode
 


 

2015 Season

Riot on the Dance Floor: Wednesday, 2/11 – Friday 2/13

Riot on the Dance Floor: The Story of Randy Now and City Gardens brings to life
the gritty story of one of New Jersey’s most infamous clubs and its larger
than life promoter. City Gardens was a venue for underground music and during
its time it traversed the entertainment spectrum; from the comedy of Henny
Youngman to Nine Inch Nails, New Order to Nirvana.

Oscar Shorts: Thursday, 2/19 – Saturday, 2/21

The ever popular screening of Oscar Short entries in run-up to Sunday, 2/22 Oscar awards ceremony. Book early to avoid sell-outs; enter your email address under ‘Join our Mailing List’ and click ‘Subscribe’ to receive email notification when tickets go on sale.

International Film Festival: Thursday, 4/9 – Saturday, 4/11

Compelling, poignant, sometimes funny stories, both true and fiction, from around the world are screened at the International Film Festival.  Experience some of the most exquisitely beautiful and thought-provoking film that we screen!

Trenton Film Festival: Thursday, 6/11 – Sunday, 6/14

Unparalleled in diversity of subject matter, technique and filmmaker intention, films range from narrative features and documentaries to new media such as music video and web series.   See work from accomplished filmmakers, students and filmmakers just starting out.  A great opportunity to explore a wide breadth of film, meet many of the filmmakers and discover the local Trenton filmmaking scene!