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Film Focus Weekend

Join me over MLK weekend for the Mohonk Mountain House Film Focus weekend! 🎬 Expect hands-on workshops, screenings, and special guests. Check out their site for more info!


SUNDAY, JANUARY 20

“The Open Mind: Interview with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”
9am

Join us for a screening featuring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., interviewed in 1957 by the late Richard Heffner, host of Channel Thirteen’s long running television program The Open Mind.

New Jersey Young Filmmakers’ Festival Award-winning Shorts
10am

This program, curated by Festival Director Jane Steuerwald, features a preview of the award-winning films by gifted young filmmakers throughout New Jersey. (TRT – 77 minutes)

Your Very Own Film Festival
11:15am

Enjoy a viewing of films made at yesterday’s Animation and Cell Phone Stories workshop sessions.

Featured Guest Speaker: Moon Molson
2pm

Join filmmaker Moon Molson as he presents selections from his work including his award-winning short film, The Bravest, the Boldest. Q&A to follow presentation.

Film Focus Panel Discussion
3:30pm

Join Alexander Heffner as he hosts a panel discussion with this weekend’s featured guests including Sabine Hoffman, Moon Molson, Willy Hartland, Freddy X, and Black Maria Film Festival director, Jane Steuerwald.

Jazz in the Carriage Lounge
9pm

Featured Guest Speaker, Marcia Gay Harden
9pm

Join Jane Steuerwald as she discusses with Marcia highlights from her illustrious career and how she approaches her craft as it pertains to narrative filmmaking.

The Late, Late Movie Night of the Living Dead
11pm

There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these bloodthirsty, flesh-eating monsters. Directed by George A. Romero. 96 minutes. Not Rated but definitely not for the faint of heart.

Get more info: https://www.mohonk.com/events/music-arts/film-focus/