SHORT FILM FEST - MAY 7

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SHORT FILM FEST - MAY 7

15.00

SUNDAY, MAY 7
7PM

SHEFFIELD THEATRE, MOORINGS PARK
120 MOORINGS PARK DR, NAPLES, FL 34105

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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.

WANNABE

Daniel, a neurotic teenage boy, dreams of becoming a man. Unfortunately, there are major stumbling blocks in his way - his classmates think he's a loser and he tries too hard to fit in. At school, he's got his eyes set on Emefa, a chill Jamaican girl. Like Daniel, she's having a tough time - she's got a serious problem with self-esteem.When Daniel makes it clear to Emefa that he's interested in her, she's forced to choose between Teven - the boy her family likes - and Daniel - the geek who her family feels is an interloper. Inspired by a true story, Wannabe is about acceptance - both in yourself and the world around you. Features Emmy nominated Malcolm-Jamal Warner. Written and Directed by Matthew Manson

Awards:
 - Official Selection of 14 film festivals, including the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival.
- LA Shorts Awards 2015: Winner! Gold award for best editing!

A BOX CAME TO BROOKLYN

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A life long Brooklynite struggles to convince his ridiculous neighbors that a mysterious box left in the middle of the street doesn't prove that one of them is a terrorist. Written and directed by Jason Casuto. A Box Came to Brooklyn has won 5 festival awards

SIMPLER TIMES

Harry (Jerry Stiller), a recently widowed man in his golden years, has just moved in with his daughter and son-in­law. On his first morning in their home, all he wants is a cup of coffee and his morning newspaper. Instead, he finds himself on a bizarre search through town that leaves him newspaper-less and trapped in the world of modern technology. Winner of 7 Film Festival Awards.

Stars Jerry Stiller with Anne Meara. Written and directed by Steve Monarque who will be available for a Q&A along with the producer, Laura Carbonell Smith.