Trenton Film Society


Oscar Shorts: Mar 1-3


Our ever popular screening of Oscar-nominated documentary, live action, and animated short films in the run-up to the Sunday, March 4 Oscar awards ceremony!

Oscar nominations will be announced to the public on Tuesday, January 23, and tickets for our Oscar Shorts Weekend will go on sale on Thursday, January 25. Sign up for our e-mail list to receive notice when tickets become available.


Trenton Film Festival: Mar 22-25


We are pleased to announce this year’s line-up for the Trenton Film Festival. Tickets and passes now on sale!

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 the full schedule with film descriptions

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 22


7:00 pm – Thursday Night Feature — BUY TICKETS

Light Sight (dir. Seyed M. Tabatabaei, Iran, animation, 7.5 minutes)

Blows with the Wind (dir. Hazhir As’adi, Iran, animation, 6.5 minutes)

Kupal (dir. Kazem Mollaie, Iran, narrative, 81 minutes)

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 23


7:00 pm – Friday Night Documentaries — BUY TICKETS

Fire and Light (dir. Dana Johnson, US, documentary, 10.5 minutes)

No-Space (dir. Julio Mas Alcaraz, Spain, documentary, 11.5 minutes)

@ Beautiful Mountains (dir. Teng Chen, China, documentary, 40 minutes)

Every Ghost Has an Orchestra (dir. Shayna Connelly, US, documentary, 7 minutes)

Waking a Monster (dir. Mirjam Clement, US, documentary, 20 minutes)

 

9:00 pm – Friday Night Shorts — BUY TICKETS

Sweet Candy (dir. Yilmaz Vurucu, Austria, narrative, 18 minutes)

White (dir. David Moya, UK, narrative, 15 minutes)

Johnny Thinks (dir. Malcolm Rumbles, UK, spoken word, 3 minutes)

Return Safely (dir. Eric Burleson, US, narrative, 12 minutes)

Purple Dreams (dir. Murat Sayginer, Turkey, animation, 2 minutes)

The Manual (dir. Wil Magness, US, narrative, 30 minutes)

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 24


11:00 am – Saturday Morning Shorts — BUY TICKETS

Lunch Time (dir. Alireza Ghasemi, Iran, narrative, 15 minutes)

A Month (dir. Zgjim Terziqi, Kosovo, narrative, 26 minutes)

The Guy Came on Horseback (dir. Hossein Rabiei Dastjerdi, Iran, narrative, 15 minutes)

Cup of Tea (dir. Jitendra Rai, India, narrative, 3 minutes)

Wintry Spring (dir. Mohamed Kamel, Egypt, narrative, 15 minutes)

Shala (dir. João Inácio, Brazil, narrative, 10 minutes)

Pale Mirrors (dir. Salem Salavati, Iran, narrative, 15 minutes)

 

1:15 pm – Saturday Afternoon Documentaries — BUY TICKETS

People First (dir. Chelsea LoCascio, US, documentary, 5 minutes)

One Mother’s Fire: The Gail Minger Story (dir. Diana Nicolae, US, documentary, 26 minutes)

Weavers of Imagination (dir. Sadegh Jafari, Iran, documentary, 21 minutes)

Gold Mettle (dir. Nicholas Carney, US, documentary, 30 minutes)

Hope Works Here: A Camden Story (dir. Peter Prokop, US, documentary, 28 minutes)

 

3:45 pm – Saturday Afternoon Shorts — BUY TICKETS

Ayesha (dir. Ambarien Alqadar, India, narrative, 19 minutes)

The Last Visit (dir. Mark Clauburg, US, narrative, 19 minutes)

Walk On (dir. Megan Rossman, US, documentary, 13 minutes)

The Scary Ham (dir. Sue Mroz, US, narrative, 15 minutes)

I Promised Her Life (dir. Robert Nazar Arjoyan, US, narrative, 15 minutes)

Eggs and Soldiers (dir. Imelda O’Reilly, US, narrative, 20 minutes)

 

6:00 pm – Saturday Evening Shorts — BUY TICKETS

Lawman (dir. Matthew Gentile, US, narrative, 13 minutes)

Rules (dir. Yassen Genadiev, Bulgaria, narrative, 20 minutes)

King Kong (dir. Lo Xu-Ming Tong, Canada, narrative, 19 minutes)

D for Docs (dir. Joe Sikoryak, US, narrative, 15 minutes)

Death of an Umbrella Salesman (dir. Steve Herold, US, narrative, 18 minutes)

Docked (dir. Amie Batalibasi, Australia, narrative, 19 minutes)

 

8:15 pm – Saturday Night Feature — BUY TICKETS

Take My Hand (dir. Francesco Siro Brigiano, Italy, experimental, 4 minutes)

Sisak (dir. Faraz Arif Ansari, India, narrative, 15 minutes)

Dad is Pretty (dir. Park soo-min, Korea, narrative, 92 minutes)

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 25


12:30 pm – Panel Discussion (TBD)

 

2:00 pm – Sunday Feature Documentary — BUY TICKETS

The Best Little Coffeehouse in Maryland (dir. Cory Choy, US, documentary, 18 minutes)

The Organizer (dir. Nick Taylor, US, documentary, 100 minutes)

 

4:30 pm – Sunday Afternoon Shorts — BUY TICKETS

The Ballad of Craig Kelly (dir. Jeff Stewart, US, narrative, 8 minutes)

The Poet (dir. Adam Cushman, US, spoken word, 6 minutes)

North & Nowhere (dir. Scott Ballard, US, narrative, 12 minutes)

PHAT Girl (dir. Rosemarie Wilson, US, spoken word, 8 minutes)

Alpha Fish (dir. Roger An, US, animation, 9 minutes)

The Dinner Scene (dir. Nicholas Thurkettle, US, narrative, 10 minutes)

Expiration Date (dir. Shunya Chang, US, animation, 4 minutes)

Jimmy Scalia: An Honest Portrait (dir. Anthony Scalia, US, documentary, 6 minutes)

Talk (dir. Fred Zara, US, narrative, 16 minutes)

Frieda and Eddie, A Jersey Shore Love Story (dir. Jennifer Suwak & Stephen Abruzzese, US, documentary, 24 minutes)

 

6:30 pm

Closing Night Reception and Award Ceremony

See the full 2018 schedule with film descriptions