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Cinereach grantee, Entre Nos, a film by Gloria La Morte and Paola Mendoza, will open in NYC May 14th and will be screening at the Quad Cinemas (34 West 13th Street) through May 20th.

Entre Nos Premiere NYC

In Entre Nos, adoring mother Mariana has toted her two children from Colombia to New York City to indulge her husband’s whim. But when he abruptly abandons the family, she’ll have to rely on her own imagination and the courage of her remarkable kids to survive insurmountable odds during their first summer in the United States.

Discounted tickets will be available at the Quad Cinemas for $8 to members of IFP, NALIP, & WMM. Please bring proof of membership to receive the discount.

For more information visit the film’s website and be sure to check out the trailer.

aola Mendoza, pictured above, plays adoring mother Mariana in the film.

Paola Mendoza, pictured above, plays adoring mother Mariana in the film.

February 16th Tribeca Film Institute will partner with the New School to present a Case Study of Entre Nos, a Cinereach grantee. Tribeca Film Institute’s blog post reads, “What makes this film so wonderful is that it is based on a true story, and so it is told from the heart. What makes it astounding is that Paola and Gloria made it for next to nothing.” Both Paola Mendoza and Gloria LaMorte will be present to discuss the process of getting their award-winning film made. No tickets or reservations are required. Please click here for more information.

OCTOBER COUNTRY – A Film by Michael Palmieri & Donal Mosher

Camden International Film Festival
Friday, October 2 @ 8:30pm – Strand Theatre
Q&A with Directors Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher

Woodstock Film Festival
Saturday, October 3 @ 7:15pm – Woodstock Town Hall
Sunday, October 4 @ 3:15pm – Upstate Films II

Stranger Than Fiction Film Series
Monday, October 5 @ 8:00pm – IFC Center
Q&A with directors Michael Palmieri & Donal Mosher

ENTRE NOS – A Film by Paola Mendoza & Gloria La Morte

Woodstock Film Festival
Friday, October 2 @ 3:30pm – Upstate Films I
Sunday, October 4 @ 4:15pm – Bearsville Theater

Heartland Film Festival
Crystal Heart Award Winner, Dramatic Feature
October 16 – 23, 2009

EL LADRONCITO – A Film by Yamin Segal

New Orleans Film Festival
Monday, October 12 @ 5:00pm – Contemporary Arts Center

PROJECT KASHMIR – A Film by Senain Kheshgi & Geeta V. Patel

Rubin Museum of Art
Thursday, October 1 @ 7:00pm
Includes a tour at 6:00 p.m. and a post-screening discussion with the filmmakers.

New York University
Friday, October 2 @ 4:00pm – The Kevorkian Center
Post-screening discussion with filmmakers.

South Asian Film Festival
Saturday, October 3 @ 5:00pm – Broadway Performance Hall

DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival
Sunday, October 4 @ 2:00pm – The Freer Gallery of Art

Cinereach grant recipient ENTRE NOS, a film by Paola Mendoza and Gloria La Morte, won Best Film for American Independents at the 2009 Festroia International Film Festival in Portugal.

Congratulations to filmmakers Paola Mendoza and Gloria la Morte (Cinereach grant recipients) of Entre Nos. They’ve returned from the Traverse City Film Festival with a Special Jury Award for Best First Feature Film in-hand. Read their blog entry here.

This past weekend marked the fifth year of the annual festival, which was founded by Michael Moore with the aim of bringing high-quality films to “entertain and enlighten the audience.”
Leading up to this award, Entre Nos received an honorable mention at the Tribeca Film Festival and the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the Newport International Film Festival.

Congratulations to Paola Mendoza and Gloria La Morte! Their film, ENTRE NOS, will screen at the 2009 Traverse City Film Festival in Michigan on July 31st & August 1st. The July 31st screening is already sold out so buy your tickets for the August 1st screening now!

ENTRE NOS received an Honorable Mention Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and was the Audience Award Winner for Best Narrative Feature at the 2009 Newport International Film Festival.

The fifth annual Traverse City Film Festival will be held July 28 through August 2, 2009, and was founded by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore, who runs the festival and serves as the President of the Board of Directors.

 

Paola Mendoza and Gloria LaMorte with their Audience Awards

Paola Mendoza and Gloria LaMorte with their Audience Awards

Paola Mendoza & Gloria LaMorte’s film ENTRE NOS, a Cinereach grant recipient, won the Audience Award Narrative Feature at the Newport International Film Festival! To check out the ENTRE NOS blog, click here. For information about the Newport International Film Festival, click here. 

If you are in NYC come check out Rooftop Films’ Panorama this weekend. As part of the Panorama, Paola will be taking part in a panel this Saturday titled “Message vs. Craft: The Art of Effective “Issue” Storytelling.” For details on the panel, click here

Congrats to the entire ENTRE NOS cast and crew!

A still from BRONX PRINCESS, a film by Yoni Brook and Musa Syeed

A still from BRONX PRINCESS, a film by Yoni Brook and Musa Syeed

This Friday June 12th, Rooftop Films will be screening BRONX PRINCESS, a Cinereach grant recipient, as part of their “New York Non Fiction” program. The film follows headstrong 17-year-old Rocky’s journey as she leaves behind her mother in New York City to reunite with her father, a chief in Ghana. Filmed during the tumultuous summer between high school and college, this funny and touching documentary tells Rocky’s coming-of-age story. For full program, click here.

Saturday, June 13th, Rooftop’s Panorama will take place on the roof of the Old American Can Factory. The event will be a series of discussions and a screening of the film PERSONA NON GRATA. Cinereach, Shooting People, and IndiePix are teaming up to discuss “The Art of Effective ‘Issue’  Storytelling” and “Tips, Tools and Wisdom to Help You Make the Right Decisions For Your Film.” Paola Mendoza (Cinereach grantee and RFF advisor) will take part in the first panel, along with Justin Schein (NO IMPACT MAN), Fabio Wuytack (PERSONA NON GRATA) and Bilge Ebiri (New York magazine). Cinereach Grants Manager, Adella Ladjevardi will be on the second panel, along with Leah Sapin (Arts Engine), Janet Brown (Cinetic), Liz Ogilvie (B-Side), Tia Lessin (TROUBLE THE WATER), Andy Bichlbaum (THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD). For more information on the panels, and on how to purchase tickets, click here.

Congratulations to Paola Mendoza & Gloria La Morte whose film ENTRE NOS received an Honorable Mention Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival!

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