2015 SEPTEMBER EDITION

Katra Film Series Returns with an awesome lineup this Saturday, Sep. 12th. Join us for 10 original, mind blowing, enlightening short films. Featuring Academy-Award nominated Burt Young and Sally Kirkland and talented thesps from The Sopranos, Saturday Night Live, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Law & Order, and There Will Be Blood, including new works from Africa and France!

SQUADUP

Film Lineup (not exact order):
MERCY’S BLESSING – directed by May Taherzadeh
In a rural village in the heart of Africa a teenage boy has a dream: to get his younger sister and himself out of poverty.

OUTLIER – directed by Jacob Popek
An absurdist short film that focuses on themes of identity, capitalism, filmmaking, profession and the artistic pursuit.

HEAD TO HEAD – directed by Lisa Reznik
An illuminating portrayal of the intellectual connection between existentialist philosophers Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre and their vow of essential love.

BLINDSIDED – directed by Mark A. Cabaroy
The beautiful blind psychic Carly St. Johns is on a quest to track down the dangerous career criminal Randy Meyers with the help of her police department liaison Lieutenant Razzinsky.

THE DRAGON’S BLADE – directed by Viet Huynh
A samurai embarks on a journey of blood-soaked revenge to save his beloved.

APESHIT BANANARANG – Created by Benjamin Allen & Ricardo Quinones
When three banana-trafficking apes – a chimp, an orangutan, and a gorilla – get involved with Baxter, a violent mastermind of the underground bananadine market, things turn slippery.

SUPERIOR LIVING – directed by Steven Khan
A modern day ‘tool-bag’ in search of the perfect pinata for his daughter’s birthday.

DINNER WITH PAPA – directed by Ledia Xhoga
A seemingly charitable young man and woman invite a homeless man to their home for dinner.

BADA BING BADA BOOM – directed by Fiona Mackenzie
Nicole is a young, beautiful, and seemingly naive woman working for her three overbearing Italian Uncles at the Bada Bing, Bada Boom Pizzeria, in New York City.

TOM IN AMERICA – directed by Flavio Alves
For 50 years, Michael and Betty have been united by one guiding principle: no secrets. But when a provocative Tom of Finland doll triggers Michael’s long-buried desires, Betty discovers that secrets have been part of their life all along.

2015 Katra Film Series – Sat. Sep 12th – 5p-1030p
217 Bowery St. between Rivington & Prince St.
New York, NY 10002
$15 advance online ticket sales
$20 cash door only
(All tickets include screenings, Q&A, after party)
Full dinner menu available

Do you have a short film, web series, short doc, music video you’d like to submit? We’re looking for short content of any genre/form no longer than 45 minutes in length. Visual art, experimental, animations are welcome! Submit via Film Freeway https://filmfreeway.com/festival/KatraFilmSeries