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the 11th Annual Jersey Shore Film Festival

August 1st thru August 12th 2018

Celebrating its 11th year, the Jersey Shore Film Festival (JSFF) is returning to Allenhurst, Asbury Park, and Deal Park, at the Jersey Shore in the summer of 2018. JSFF has grown to become one of the marquee film festivals in New Jersey. It is a lucrative opportunity for filmmakers, directors, actors, crew, and producers to showcase their work and achieve new heights in the industry. The festival promises to attract thousands of audience members within direct reach of New York City and the greater New Jersey area.

While at the festival, enjoy everything the Jersey Shore has to offer from the beaches to the boardwalks, restaurants, shopping, and more.

See you August 1st through August 12th at the Jersey Shore!

JERSEY SHORE FILM FESTIVAL 2018 JURY AWARDS

 

BEST FEATURE
Rockaway   Director: John J. Budion

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE
The Sleeper by the River   Director: Manuel Sanchez

BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
Reinventing Rosalee   Director: Dr Lillian Glass

BEST SHORT
Someone You Know   Director: Bryan Erwin

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT
The Little Dictator   Director: Nurith Cohn

BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
Hula Girl   Director: Riess Hill

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT DOCUMENTARY
Outnumbered in Africa   Director: Clare Fieseler

BEST SHORT SHORT
Stowaway   Director: Kenneth Anderson

BEST QWIK QLIP
Epic Jump   Director: Joy Levy

BEST T.V.  PILOT
Tenure   Director: Timothy Busfield

BEST ANIMATION
The Warsaw Robin   Director: Mackenzie Bates

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Mission to Mars   Director: George Andrew Pasles

 

BEST DIRECTOR
Michael Perrone
Film: Evol

BEST ACTOR - MALE
Keidrich Sellati
Film: Rockaway

BEST ACTOR - FEMALE
Timothy Laurel Harrison
Film: The Samaritans

 

BEST JERSEY FEATURE
The Samaritans   Director: Doug Bollinger

BEST JERSEY FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
Made a Movie, Lived to Tell   Directors: Keith Reamer, William Murray

BEST JERSEY SHORT
Ruby & Her Uncle   Director: Erica Ripperger

BEST JERSEY SHORT DOCUMENTARY
Dovere for Camden   Director: Douglas Clayton

 

BEST HUMAN INTEREST DOCUMENTARY
Up To Snuff   Director: Mark Maxey

BEST MUSIC MAKES THE MOVIE DOCUMENTARY
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack   Director: Chris McDaniel

BEST ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
Poisoning Paradise   Director: Keely Shaye Brosnan

BEST INNER CITY DOCUMENTARY
Blacked Out   Director: Highland Park African-American History Project

BEST DOMESTIC SHORT ANIMATION
The Middle of Nowhere   Director: Henry Ronan-Daniells

FOREIGN ANIMATION - SPECIAL MENTION
The Old Woman and the Sea   Director: Wolfgang Parkhauser

DOMESTIC ANIMATION - SPECIAL MENTION
Martini Bombini O’Feeney Moonay   Director: Gerry Mooney

BEST CREATIVE CONCEPT SHORT
Chip McDougal: Neighborhood Watch   Director: Vince Arrigo

BEST CREATIVE CONCEPT SHORT SHORT
Bae   Director: Ryan Cervasio

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT - DRAMA
Sweetheart   Director: Jeremie Seguin

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT - COMEDY
Tom & Grant   Director: Tom Cavanagh

BEST T.V. PILOT  FOR FIRST TIME FILMMAKERS
Vials   Directors: Alex Ayala & Chris Karr

RISING TALENT AWARD
Alexander Fezza
Film: The Crown Heights Riots: From Rage to Reconciliation

BEST EDUCATIONAL FILM AWARD
Secrets, A Coming of Age, Selfie Film   Director: Barbara Holstein

GUNS OR ROSES FILM AWARD
Gun   Director: Ed Wasser

 

 

 

 

  Featured Films:

Reinventing Rosalee

Reinventing Rosalee

Directed by Lillian Glass

Documentary Feature | 90 min | USA

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Rosalee Glass, a 101-year-old Holocaust survivor, taken prisoner to a Russian gulag in Siberia during WW2. After being taken to Kazakhstan and later to a Displaced Persons Camp in Germany, she made her way to America. She shares her story of survival and transforms her destiny by living her life to the fullest after a life-changing tragedy during her senior years, where she lost her will to live. But miraculously, she found the strength that would transform her life and enable her to live her dreams. In her late 80's, she started an acting career. At 94 won 'Miss Congeniality' in a Senior beauty pageant. She was seen by millions in a Super Bowl commercial at 97 and wrote a book sharing her secrets to a long life at 99. And at age 100 she dares to ride with Alaskan Sled Dogs showing us it is never too late to live your dream.

* Rosalee will be joining us with her daughter, Lillian Glass who is the director of the film,  for a Q & A on Friday August 10th.

To purchase tickets click on screening time below:
Fri Aug 10th 3:30pm - House of Independents
Rockaway by John J. Budion

Rockaway

Directed by John J. Budion

Feature | 85 min | Drama | USA

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ROCKAWAY is a coming of age drama, following two brothers, John and Anthony in the summer of '94. They have high hopes of a Knick's Championship and a new easier life away from their abusive father. They've always had just each other and their secrets until they meet a group of boys who show them the love and companionship only achieved through the laughs, sweat, and tears of sport and boyhood mischief.

To purchase tickets click on screening time below:
Fri Aug 10th 7pm - House of Independents

Tenure by Timothy Busfield

Tenure

Directed by Timothy Busfield

Prime Time Pilot | 25 min | Comedy, Drama | USA

Why does a woman need to choose between a career and love?! Dr. Tilly Masters is a theatre professor at Midwest Central University. Now she is stepping outside her comfort zone to start a new chapter as Provost of the university. Her husband and friends are affected because her new role changes the dynamics for everybody. Can you be a friend and lover and still be the boss?

To purchase tickets click on screening time below:
Fri Aug 10th 7pm - House of Independents

 

The Sleeper by the River

The Sleeper by the River

Directed by Manuel Sanchez

International Feature | 110 min | Comedy |France

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A dark comedy based on the award-winning book “Les Bottes Rouges” (“The Red Boots”) by Franz Bartelt. A story of love, sex, madness, homemade beer and the Zen of making French fries. A touchingly heartbreaking “dramedy” featuring Dominique Pinon, Marina Tomé, Delphine Depardieu and Pascal Turmo set in the bucolic French Ardennes. Directed by Manuel Sanchez (Les Arcandiers).

To purchase tickets click on screening time below
Sat Aug 11th 9:30pm - Axelrod

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Directed by Chris McDaniel

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Directed by Chris McDaniel

Feature | 83 min | Documentary | USA

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack celebrates the undeniable connection between music and film, and features some of the biggest names in movies and music, Kevin Bacon, Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Cryer, Huey Lewis, Kenny Loggins, Corey Feldman and more.

To purchase tickets click on screening time below
Sat Aug 11th 9:30pm - Film Salon

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