SHORT FILM FEST
SHORT FILM FEST
SUNDAY, APRIL 30
SHEFFIELD THEATRE, MOORINGS PARK
120 MOORINGS PARK DR, NAPLES, FL 34105
Judy Copeland (The StayInMay Short Film Fest Director and Naples’ own actor & film producer) brings the best new independent films and filmmakers to Naples for the 2017 StayInMay Festival. Join us in discovering emerging talent and celebrating the cutting edge of cinematic story tellers. All of the films screened have won prestigious awards and can only be seen at festivals---not available in theatres. Throughout the three nights of the short film fest, Judy will bring filmmakers, actors, and producers to interact with the audience. Join us in the comfort and intimacy of the Sheffield Theatre at Moorings Park for these remarkable films.
Maggie, a wife and mother of two, must find the courage to own up to her behavior when she wakes up to find every adult has received a YELP-like star rating floating over their head. While most everyone has a shining 4 and 5 star rating, Maggie’s only got 2.5 stars! How many stars would you have? Rated is directed John Fortson. Rated has won 5 festival awards.
Mother of the Week
Stacey, a 40 something career woman has it all together - with the invaluable help of her children's perfect nanny, Marisa, whom the three kids love, and Stacy's husband Tim doesn't mind looking at either. When Marisa takes a week vacation, Stacy decides to prove herself and reassert her role as Mom and sexy wife. Easier said than done - Stacey finds that without Marisa's help, taking care of family and work is a little more than she can handle. Directed by Lee Davis, and written by Emmy-winner Jennifer Jiles and Frederick Stroppel, this film is for Every Mom, and anyone who knows and loves her. Winner of 6 film festival awards.
Happy Family is a quirky comedy about a mature, childless woman, who after hearing her friends endlessly brag about their children, convinces her husband to adopt an adult child. Things don’t work out quite as they expected. Happy Family is written and directed by Mark Stolzenberg with a story by Naples resident Judy Copeland. Happy Family has won 3 festival awards, including the the Best Florida Film at the Bonita Springs International Film Festival.
Judy, the lead actor and producer will be available for Q&A after the screening.