2016 APRIL EDITION

Join us on April 9th for the 2016 KATRA FILM SERIES – APRIL EDITION featuring a vast array of short films, music video, documentary and web series. The 4th Edition of the year promises to bring you wide ranging selection of quality short content from across the globe with powerful themes, relevant issues, and groundbreaking storytelling.
Lineup (not exact order):
I’m Your Server – directed by Mike Kravinsky
The boss of a fine wine establishment discovers a little quirk with his new meal server.

Total Performance – directed by Sean Meehan
Cori is an actress, but her main gig is something a little bit weirder. She works for a company that employs actors to play opposite real people who want to rehearse a difficult conversation.

That Reminds Me – directed by Jenny Paul & Wendy Seyb
Things just happen… when you’re with your family.

Cornelia – directed by Rose Gutierrez
The series centers around a Latino family. The Castillo’s have lived in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, for decades.

Emma Inspired – directed by Nicole Machon
Emma is a recent college grad, unsure of her next move in life. Her friends and family are constantly parading around their accomplishments, and her love life is uneventful at best.

He Said What Now? – directed by Brooke Jacoby & Ashley Jacoby
This film takes real pick up lines used on women from online dating sites and showcases them in a speed dating setting.

East to West to East – directed by Zach Brunelle
Following skier Ben Hammond, winter is showcased on mountains both east and west in this short sports documentary film.

Spiders – directed by Ian Adelson
A Brooklyn police officer and his 21-year-old son cross paths at the end of a day.

Chocolate Cake – directed by Benjamin Shweky
A nostalgic tale about a boy who doesn’t quite fit in. Instead, he finds all the company he needs in his mother’s delicious chocolate cake.

YanYuan – directed Nueraili Maimaitimusha
ZHAO has been visiting Chinese brothels on the Lower East Side for many years, but one girl stands out to him in particular.

Jung in the Catskills – directed by Lucas McGowen
A young director’s film dreams are crushed when his actors refuse to play his mind games.

Better – directed by Valentin Farkasch
Inspired by the stories of domestic abuse survivors and those with the strength to live better, Better is women’s and Anielle Reid’s performance of her banjo driven song.

Crewell Britannia – directed by George Basiev & Lucia Bellini
At the height of WWII, British scientists experiment the effects of sleep depravation on five POW’s. In this teaser trailer, Dr. Crewell selects his volunteers for the trial.

The Brief – directed by Matt Sadowski
Fresh out of school, two mismatched advertising students have to learn to work together if they’re going to to be able to answer the brief and get through their 4-week internship.

2016 Katra Film Series – April 9th – 5p-10:30p
Katra Film Series
217 Bowery btw. Rivington and Prince St.
New York, NY 10001
$15 advance online ticket sales
$20 cash door only
(All tickets include Screenings, Q&A, after party)

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. From NO BUDGET to BIG BUDGET. JUST WOW US! Visual art, experimental, animations are welcome! Submit via Film Freeway https://filmfreeway.com/festival/KatraFilmSeries