|See also The Starry Night Gala Event|
The Woods Hole Film Festival, the oldest festival of independent film on Cape Cod, joins forces with the Captain Kidd Restaurant to present an exciting new event for Winter 2004. Saturdays from January through April, join us at the Waterfront Dining Room of the Capín Kidd , 77 Water St. Woods Hole for great food, great film and great music Ė a unique evening overlooking the water.
For one price, dine on a sumptuous menu prepared especially for the evening and see some of the best independent film available. After the screening, stick around for jazz music and lively conversation.
Price: $22 per person, excluding beverages, tax, tip. Advance reservations
recommended, call (508) 548-8563. Doors open at 6 p.m. Screening begins
at 7:30 p.m. Video projection. Filmmakers may attend screenings. Bring
your friends and family! Program subject to change without notice. Check
with venue in case of snow. The Woods Hole Film Festival is a nonprofit
donor supported organization. Please give generously.
(508) 495-3456 (FILM)
As seen on the PBS program Point of View. Maiís America is an
intimate portrait of Mai, a spunky mini-skirted daughter of Ho Chi Minhís
revolution who leaves cosmopolitan Hanoi on a high school exchange program.
Anticipating Hollywood, Mai crash lands in rural Mississippi, where
her relationships with white Pentecostal and black Baptist host families,
self-proclaimed rednecks, transvestites, and South Vietnamese immigrants
challenge her long-held ideas about herself, about freedom, about America
SATURDAY, JANUARY 24th
Sick of suburbia, Natalie and Richard Newman move to rural Vermont
to rejuvenate their marriage. Natalie wants to start a family, but Richard,
who has grown children from his first marriage, does not. As a compromise,
they build a trophy house. Construction of the dream house leads to
a visit from the local tax assessor (known in Vermont as the town lister),
George Lyford, a lister, farmer and somewhat xenophobic native. Over
the course of the inspections, Natalie and George develop a flirtation,
which never becomes infidelity. This is a love story, not a love affair.
As Richard becomes jealous, each party in the triangle makes an effort
to defuse the crisis in this film, which does not have a plotted
Itís no coincidence that some of the most cutting edge comics of this
generation came out of the same
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28th
If you missed them last summer, now is your chance to see this fun selection of shorts. FREEBOX, by Shandor Garrison (filmed in Falmouth & Penikese Island); JUST DONíT DO IT by Brian To; DOG GONE by Jane Clark; BRIEF ENCOUNTER by Doug Martin; POTLUCK by David Larue.
ADDED: The STARRY NIGHT
GALA - February 29, 2004 for awards night - at the Nimrod Restuarant
A stirring portait of post-revolutionary Cuba that touches the emotions
with a brilliant tribute to an extraordinary group of musicians, Los
Zafiros, who were as big as the Beatles, in Cuba. Don't miss the incredible
soundtrack. In Spanish, with subtitles.
SATURDAY, MARCH 27th
Hosted by Walter Cronkite and featuring author Sebastian Junger (The
Perfect Storm), this film chronicles the amazing life of centenarian
Robert St. John, renowned journalist, author, war correspondent and
pacifist. St. John battled mob lead Al Capone,
An evening of selected short films: funny, wacky & just plain
SATURDAY, APRIL 24th
Acclaimed Florida novelist Randy Wayne White travels to Cuba with former
pitchers Bill "Spaceman" Lee (Boston Red Sox) and John Warden (Detroit
Tigers) and a band of baseball enthusiasts to hunt for and revive the
children's baseball league founded by American writer Ernest Hemingway
in the days before Fidel Castro came to
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