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Keep up to date on all the happenings during the extended weekend. We are honored to partner with Red Bank's finest theaters and establishments in order to bring you the best festival experience possible.





DAY 1 - Wednesday, July 26th
Films
Panels
Parties
Special Events

Wednesday, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

ISFF RECEPTION ON THE BASIE PATIO FT RONNIE JACKSON

Venue: Count Basie Theatre
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The Indie Street Film Festival welcomes the incoming film community with drinks and discussion about the journey ahead. Local artist and surfboard carver, Ronnie Jackson brings us a live exhibitio... Learn More

Wednesday, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

OPENING NIGHT FILM - DAVE MADE A MAZE

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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· NEW JERSEY PREMIERE · Directed by: Bill Watterson Starring: Nick Thune, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, James Urbaniak, Adam Busch Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his c... Learn More

Wednesday, 9 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.

OPENING NIGHT AFTER PARTY FT DJ ATOM WORTH (PASSHOLDERS ONLY)

Venue: Gotham
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We kick off the film festival in style at local Red Bank hotspot, Gotham. DJ Atom Worth is on the 1s & 2s and has some surprises in store. Passholders Open bar provided by Flying Fish Brewing Co... Learn More




DAY 2 - Thursday, July 27th
Films
Panels
Parties
Special Events

Thursday, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

STREET TALKS -ADAPTATION IN STORYTELLING

Venue: Two River Theater
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(Passholders and students enter for free) An Interactive Panel about how the pros build their stories to engage the ones who are most important...their audience. Learn More

Thursday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.

HOTEL COOLGARDIE

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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Directed by: Pete Gleeson On a dusty highway between Australia’s most isolated city and its largest gold pit lies Coolgardie - where the arrival every three months of a new pair of foreign backp... Learn More

Thursday, 2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

NARRATIVE SHORTS - COUNTRY

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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A compilation of some of the best short films discovered by our programmers. A mix of the comedic and dramatic, this short program takes the audience on an emotional ride through the 'countrysid... Learn More

Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

BARBECUE DOCUMENTARY + COMMUNITY COOKOUT

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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Join us for this special film screening and Q&A and complimentary BBQ outside of the theater after the film! Directed by: Matthew Salleh Barbecue is about more than grilling a piece of meat.... Learn More

Thursday, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

COMMUNITY COOKOUT

Venue: Count Basie Theatre
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After our screening of the BARBECUE documentary, we are proud to offer a public community cookout. Exact time and location to be announced soon, but this is sure to be one of the most fun outdoor... Learn More

Thursday, 8:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

COUP D'ETAT

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY PREMIERE · Directed by: Lisa Addario, Joe Syracuse Starring: Michael Caine, Odeya Rush, Katie Holmes, Seth Green, Jason Biggs COUP D’ETAT is the story of Tatiana Milles (... Learn More

Thursday, 10 p.m. - 12 a.m.

JAMIANS OUTDOOR PARTY (PASSHOLDERS ONLY)

Venue: Jamian's Food & Drink
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Gone Fishin! Thursday Night Party sponsored by Flying Fish Brewing Company and Tak Waterman Apparel. Giveaways will be goin down all night! Jamian's new outdoor patio will be poppin with music a... Learn More




DAY 3 - Friday, July 28th
Films
Panels
Parties
Special Events

Friday, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

STREET TALKS - MEET THE PROGRAMMERS PANEL

Venue: Two River Theater
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(Passholders and students enter for free) From festival programmers to online staffers distributors, this conversation is meant to help all aspiring and seasoned filmmakers get inside the heads of... Learn More

Friday, 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

BEAT BEAT HEART

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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Directed by: Luise Brinkmann Starring: Saskia Vester, Lana Cooper, Aleksandar Radenkovic, Christin Nichols A playful romantic has actively waited for her true love to come back for quite some t... Learn More

Friday, 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

PERSON TO PERSON

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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Directed by: Dustin Guy Defa Starring: Michael Cera, Abbi Jacobson, Tavi Gevinson, Isiah Whitlock, Michaela Watkins, Philip Baker Hall, Olivia Lucciardi In PERSON TO PERSON, a record collector ... Learn More

Friday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

NARRATIVE SHORTS PROGRAM - CITY

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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A collection of some of the most impressive narrative short films discovered by our programmers. This collection of shorts brings you on a dramatic and comedic ride into the big CITY of storytelli... Learn More

Friday, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

HAPPY HOUR MEET & GREET HOSTED BY SEED & SPARK / BVEW

Venue: Jamian's Food & Drink
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If you're serious about an independent, sustainable film career, it's time to start talking about audience engagement. Meet Christina Raia from Seed&Spark and the co-founders of Big Vision Empty Wa... Learn More

Friday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

THE RING THING

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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Directed by: William C. Sullivan Starring: Sarah Wharton, Nicole Pursell, Matt Connolly, Cheryl Pickett When Sarah accidentally proposes to her girlfriend in Provincetown, she finds herself at ... Learn More

Friday, 9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

LIKE ME

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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Directed by: Robert Mockler Starring: Addison Timlin, Ian Nelson, Larry Fessenden After posting a video of herself robbing a convenience store, Kiya amasses a huge social media following. A rec... Learn More

Friday, 10 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.

FRIDAY NIGHT AFTER PARTY AT ELK'S LODGE

Venue: Elk's Lodge
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Join us for great music and greater company at the Elk's Lodge over looking the water. Filmmakers from multiple films and industry pros are expected to be in attendance, and Flying Fish Brewing Co... Learn More




DAY 4 - Saturday, July 29th
Films
Panels
Parties
Special Events

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

STREET TALKS - FAKE NEWS / MEET THE DOC FILMMAKERS

Venue: Two River Theater
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(Passholders and students enter for free) Meet some of our documentary filmmakers and special guests as they discuss how investigative and doc filmmaking is changing in the current landscape of di... Learn More

Saturday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

DOC SHORTS PROGRAM

Venue: Two River Theater
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Our competition short documentaries reveal that sometimes the most impactful human stories are right in front of our eyes. (audience voting) The 2017 ISFF Docs Program will include the following... Learn More

Saturday, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

JERSEY SHORTS PROGRAM - SATURDAY

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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A Collection of some of our favorite In-Competition narrative shorts from your very own local NJ filmmakers. (audience voting): Films in NJ Program 2: Marc Chung Protects His Address Red - Pro... Learn More

Saturday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

LIQUID LIGHTS WORKSHOP

Venue: Two River Theater
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Stop by the Two River Theater Black Box to watch as Clockwork Orange artists teach selected community members this amazing form of expression. All workshop members will conduct a performance late... Learn More

Saturday, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

OLANCHO (SCREENING W/ SHORT: ECHOES OF FADO)

Venue: Two River Theater
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Saturday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

SATURDAY - PASSHOLDERS HAPPY HOUR

Venue: Two River Theater
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In between films at Two River Theater, enjoy some complimentary brews from Flying Fish Brewery in their state of the art lounge/lobby. Art and a live music performance will help prime you for the... Learn More

Saturday, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

LIFE HACK

Venue: Two River Theater
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Directed by: Sloan Copeland Starring: Derek Wilson, Jessica Copeland, Mike Giese, Dylan Pinter, Christine Cartell, Doug Roland, Devin Ratray, Sean Kleier White hat hacker Charlie (Derek Wilson,... Learn More

Saturday, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

UNREST

Venue: Two River Theater
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Directed by: Jennifer Brea Twenty-eight year-old Jennifer Brea is working on her PhD at Harvard and soon to be engaged to the love of her life when she gets a mysterious fever that leaves her be... Learn More

Saturday, 9:30 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.

LIQUID LIGHTS / CLOSING NIGHT AFTER PARTY (PASSHOLDERS ONLY)

Venue: 26 West: On the Navesink
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One of Red Bank's coolest new riverfront venues will host a celebratory culmination of creativity, love, and more great drinks from Prairie Vodka and Flying Fish Brewery! Liquid light projection p... Learn More




DAY 5 - Sunday, July 30th
Films
Panels
Parties
Special Events

Sunday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

FILMMAKERS BRUNCH

Venue: Oyster Point Hotel
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Private Morning Brunch and coffee and an open discussion with current and future Indie Street partner filmmakers. What tools will help cooperative filmmakers thrive in the future. Learn More

Sunday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

ANIMATED SHORTS

Venue: Red Bank Middle School
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A crowd favorite, enjoy ISFF's official selections of animated short films, everything from the comedic and childish, to the bizarre and abstract. The Animated Short Program will include the fol... Learn More

Sunday, 12 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

JERSEY SHORTS PROGRAM - SUNDAY

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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A Collection of some of our favorite In-Competition narrative shorts from your very own local NJ filmmakers. (audience voting): Films in NJ Program 1: Head Resolutions Trick Question - Proje... Learn More

Sunday, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

BROTHERS WORLD PREMIERE + DIY FILMS & TALKBACK

Venue: Bow Tie Cinemas
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World Premiere of Jack Ballo's latest documentary "Brothers". Indie Street will present a few short films that were made on a shoestring budget, including Ep.1 of Rodrigo Lopresti's new episodic s... Learn More

Sunday, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

POLINA

Venue: Red Bank Middle School
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Directed by: Valérie Müller, Angelin Preljocaj Starring: Juliette Binoche, Anastasia Shevtsova, Veronika Zhovnytska, Niels Schneider, Jérémie Bélingard Rigorously trained from an early age by a... Learn More

Sunday, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

ISFF AWARDS CEREMONY

Venue: Buona Sera
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We could not more more thrilled to see what the jury decides, as all of the in competition films are amazing!! Come enjoy some special guest presenters and mingle with the filmmakers. Learn More