Stony Brook Film Festival features 38 films from 28 countries, July 21-30

The Stony Brook Film Festival returns to the Stellar Center on July 21-30 for the festival’s 27th installment. The festival brings together 38 films from over 28 countries.

Scroll down to see the full range. Click here for Festival Pass.

“This year’s festival is a family affair, with several real family members making films and returning members of our Stony Brook family,” says festival co-programmer Kent Marks. “Our standalone Sunday night feature, moves a lot it’s a movie about my motherWhich was filmed in Ithaca, starring real-life siblings Tess and Will Harrison, and was written and directed by Tess. ,

2022 Stony Brook Film Festival will have its inaugural North American premiere peaceful, With Catherine Deneuve, Benot Magimel and Gabriel A. Sarah.

A life-affirming drama about acceptance and resilience. peaceful Benjamin, an ailing acting teacher, as he navigates his final months and days.

The beating heart of the film comes from real-life Gabriel Sarah, an oncologist at Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Hospital, who works with Benjamin’s very own human expert, Dr. Play the role of Ed.

“Catherine Deneuve’s powerful performance as Benjamin’s mother is unforgettable,” promise festival organizers.

Reflections on Contemporary Issues, Two Festival Films, olga Yes berensteinBoth are set in and around Ukraine, and both date to a time when the Ukrainian people faced repressive regimes, either from the Nazis or their own government.

Festival-goers can purchase a Gold Pass ($250) or Festival Pass ($125) in advance. Click here to see what you get on each type of pass. Personal passes start at $20.

Women in front of and behind the camera will also be at the center of the festival this year. The opening and closing evening’s feature films and short films were made by female directors.

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Of the 38 films at the festival, 17 were directed by women.

“The diversity of filmmakers is a hallmark of the Stony Brook Film Festival, with film students, seasoned professionals and nine budding directors represented this year,” Inkles said. “We are delighted that this year filmmakers from across the world have joined us for our first screening. ,

He also bragged that the Steller Center, located on the Stony Brook University campus, is home to Long Island’s largest screen, “to make movies look the way they were meant to be seen.”

“Not only are these movies not available in any streaming format, but you can also listen directly to the filmmakers, ask them a question in our live Q&A, and even vote for your favorites. can,” Inkles said.

For 27 years, the Stony Brook Film Festival has welcomed 549 filmmakers from 78 different countries and presented nearly 55 world premieres and more than 75 US premieres.

About 1,100 independent films from around the world were screened at the festival. It begins with an opening night and ends with an awards ceremony and a closing night.

All pass holders will hear from filmmakers throughout the festival and have the opportunity to review and vote on their favorite films to help choose the 2022 winners.

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holiday calendar

opening night

Thursday, July 21, 2022


Speciality: Prashant,122 Minutes, France (North American Premiere)

small: lentini11 minutes, United States

Friday, July 22, 2022

7:00 pm.

Speciality: Olga, 95 min, Switzerland, France, Ukraine

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small: cooking tales. 22 Minutes, UK

9:30 pm.

Speciality: world text, 101 Minutes, United States

small: before seven o’clock15 minutes, United States

Saturday 23 July

4:30 pm.

Documentary Function: jackie styles story, 94 minutes, United States

7:00 pm.

Speciality: Vs, 108 Minutes, Germany

small: little boy drummer10 minutes, United States

9:30 pm.

Speciality: peace in the valley, 88 Minutes, United States

small: Raise, 15 minutes, United States

Sunday 24 July 2022

4:30 pm.

Documentary Function: Naseema, 85 minutes, United States

7:00 pm.

Speciality: berenstein110 minutes, Israel and Ukraine

small: switcheroo10 minutes, United States

9:30 pm.

Speciality: it’s a movie about my mother60 Minutes, United States

small: north star,30 Minutes, USA

Monday 25 July

7:00 pm.

Speciality: take the road, 93 min, Iran

small: the heat of the bees23 min, Finland

9:30 pm.

Speciality: sokkarai23 Minutes, Korea

small: save elody11 Minutes, UK

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

7:00 pm.

Speciality: hard case soft case99 Minutes, France

small: almost winter14 minutes, United States

9:30 pm.

Speciality: Justice Rabbit King101 Minutes, New Zealand

small: dress10 minutes, United States

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

7:00 pm.

Speciality: picture of victory128 minutes, Israel

small: Milk9 Minutes, UK

9:30 pm.

Speciality: evidence85 Minutes, France

small: free fall19 Minutes, France

Thursday, July 28, 2022

7:00 pm.

Speciality: Haute couture100 Minutes, France

small: forest15 Minutes, Australia

9:30 pm.

Speciality: sea ​​children82 min, South Africa

small: Usmane25 Minutes, Canada

Friday, July 29, 2022

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7:00 pm.

Speciality: Vera dreams of the sea82 min, Republic of Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia

small: everything that shines23 Minutes, UK

9:30 pm.

Speciality: black box129 minutes, France and Belgium

small: Ayesha13 Minutes, Germany

closing ceremony

Saturday 30 July 2022


Speciality: lost means of transport101 min, Netherlands, Luxembourg, German

small: found, 20 minutes, United States

closing evening award

10:30 PM.

another picture of lost means of transport

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