Wrap Party
Nov
11
7:30 PM19:30

Wrap Party

Cap off Film Days with a party and a toast to this year’s festival. Continue discussions about the films you’ve seen. Enjoy the Adaptations exhibition featuring the work of Christina Hunt Wood. The raffle will be held for the painting Changing Seasons by Susan Jones Kenyon.

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Closing Film: The Biggest Little Farm
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

Closing Film: The Biggest Little Farm

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame Grandstand Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Biggest Little Farm documents optimists John and Molly Chester, and their dog Todd, as they trade their cramped Santa Monica apartment for 200 acres of farmland in Moorpark, California. Their dream is to build a traditional farm that coexists with nature—but they head out with no knowledge of farming.

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Related Event: Otsego County Conservation Association Get the Kids Out Hike
Nov
11
11:45 AM11:45

Related Event: Otsego County Conservation Association Get the Kids Out Hike

Celebrate the theme of 'passages' on this fun walk along the Susquehanna River from Main to Mill Street. Along the way, we'll explore the natural and human history of the region, search for signs of animal life, and look for evidence of how the land has changed with the passage of time.

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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda
Nov
10
7:45 PM19:45

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda follows the creative process of pianist and composer Ryuichi Sakamoto after the typhoon and nuclear meltdown at Fukushima. A prolific composer, Sakamoto’s career has spanned four decades, excelling in disparate genres from techno-pop to film scores.

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Shoplifters
Nov
10
5:30 PM17:30

Shoplifters

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Grandstand Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Shoplifters, a widely acclaimed film from the great contemporary Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, contrasts the strength of the relationships forged by choice and love, with those maintained by obligation and blood. Kore-eda tells a moving and surprising story about an unconventional, non-biological family in Tokyo who are on the brink of poverty and shoplift to survive.

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What You Gonna Do When the World's On Fire?
Nov
10
2:30 PM14:30

What You Gonna Do When the World's On Fire?

In his most recent work after his unsettling documentary The Other Side, which followed down and out members of Louisiana’s poor white society, Italian-born American director Roberto Minervini tackles a new subject—four of Louisiana’s black communities during the summer of 2017 when police killings of African Americans were common news cycle topics.

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The Hottest August
Nov
10
12:00 PM12:00

The Hottest August

In The Hottest August, filmmaker Brett Story takes us to New York City in August, 2017, to meet a city reeling not only from the heat of the thick, humid season, but also from the oppressive themes of the daily news: hurricanes, wildfires, a white supremacist march, and a new president.

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Honeyland
Nov
9
5:30 PM17:30

Honeyland

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Grandstand Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Honeyland tells the beautiful and complicated story of Hatidze Muratova, a woman who makes a living cultivating honey using traditional beekeeping methods in the mountains of Macedonia while also caring for her ailing mother Nazife.

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Kifaru
Nov
9
2:45 PM14:45

Kifaru

Filmmaker David Hambridge’s Kifaru documents the life of one of the last male northern white rhinoceroses left in the world, a creature known as “Sudan,” and two young Kenyan recruits who join a group of rangers dedicated to 24/7 care and protection of Sudan.

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Walking on Water
Nov
9
12:45 PM12:45

Walking on Water

In Walking on Water, director Andrey Paounov follows artist Christo’s first solo project since the passing of his wife and creative partner Jeanne-Claude from preparation to installation and exhibition. "The Floating Piers” involved reimagining Italy’s Lake Iseo using 100,000 square meters of brilliant yellow fabric floating just above the surface of the water, allowing people to walk on water.

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One Man Dies a Million Times
Nov
9
12:15 PM12:15

One Man Dies a Million Times

One Man Dies a Million Times is a film about fighting for survival, fighting for the future, and fighting for the things and the people you love—in perhaps an all-too-real future scenario. Billed as “a true story, set in the future,” One Man Dies a Million Times takes place in Leningrad where botanists Alyssa and Maskim must fight to protect the seeds stored at a seed bank from starving Leningrad—and themselves.

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The Last of the Mohicans with Live Accompaniment
Nov
8
8:30 PM20:30

The Last of the Mohicans with Live Accompaniment

One of the earliest adaptations of The Last of the Mohicans is also a classic of the American cinema from 1920, directed by Clarence Brown and Maurice Tourneur and adapted by Robert Dillon. James Fenimore Cooper’s 1826 best-selling historical novel, set during the French and Indian War, tells the story of two English sisters who encounter danger in the colonial American frontier around their father’s fort.

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Related Event: Otsego Land Trust Hike at Brookwood (Cancelled)
Nov
8
3:00 PM15:00

Related Event: Otsego Land Trust Hike at Brookwood (Cancelled)

Brookwood Garden, Pat Thorpe.

Brookwood Garden, Pat Thorpe.

UPDATE: HIKE IS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Join Otsego Land Trust on a walk and talk through time. As a property, Brookwood Point has worn many hats since the estate was established on Otsego Lake in the 1820s. On this tour through history, you will stroll along 100-year old Italianate garden beds and explore the charming arts-and-crafts style Garden House, hearing the story of Brookwood from the time of the Native American presence, to the founding of Cooperstown, to OLT’s ownership of the site today. The tour will begin at the Garden House at 3 pm and should last approximately 90 minutes.

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Capernaum
Nov
8
2:30 PM14:30

Capernaum

In Capernaum, Lebanese writer/director Nadine Labaki tells the fictional but all-too-possible tale of Zain (played by amazingly talented 13-year-old Zain Al Rafeea), a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for giving him life.

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