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26th annual Stony Brook Film Festival winners announced at awards ceremony
The 26th annual Stony Brook Film Festival, presented by Island Federal Credit Union, wrapped up with a Closing Night Awards Reception on July 31. The evening recognized the outstanding new independent films screened at the festival, which was held at Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University from July 22 to 31.
Princeton filmmaker Trey Nelson's documentary 'The 5th Man' in the running for awards
PRINCETON — Princeton filmmaker Trey Nelson's documentary "The 5th Man" is running well on the film festival and awards track.
The film was featured on opening night at the recent Stony Brook Film Festival in Stony Brook, New York, where Nelson won Special Achievement Award.
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Stony Brook Film Festival Presents 2021 Awards at its Live Ceremony
The Stony Brook Film Festival hosted its live awards ceremony on Saturday, July 31, at the Staller Center for the Arts, presenting awards to seven films.
Anchorage, an American film directed by Scott Monahan and written by Dakota Loesch, won the Grand Prize, and Willow, from the Republic of North Macedonia written and directed by Milcho Manchevski, won the Jury Award for Best Feature.
2021 Stony Brook Film Festival Winners – ‘Anchorage’ ‘Willow’ ‘The Castle’ Win Top Prizes
Anchorage directed by Scott Monahan is the winner of the Grand Prize at the 2021 Stony Brook Film Festival, held at the Staller Center for the Arts. In the film, two brothers attempt to drive a trunk full of opioids from Florida to Alaska to cash-in big in the Land of Gold, but their plans don’t go as expected.
‘Anchorage’ wins top honors at Stony Brook Film Festival; here’s a list of all winners
Another Stony Brook Film Festival, Long Island’s largest film fest, is in the books. And the winners were recognized at a ceremony Saturday night.
This was the 26th installment of the festival, held at Staller Center for the Arts on the SBU campus.
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LORELEI is an official selection of the Stony Brook Film Festival. It screens on Friday July 30, 2021 AT 7 PM. For more information, visit https://stonybrookfilmfestival....
Lorelei was also an Official Selection of the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. It won the Jury Prize at the 2020 Deauville American Film Festival and the Jordan Ressler First Feature Award at the 2021 Miami Film Festival. The film was also supported by a Stella Artois Women in Film Finishing Grant.
Join Us for an Upcoming Event
The 26th annual Stony Brook Film Festival, presented by Island Federal, has returned to live, in-person screenings at the Staller Center for the Arts through July 31, and will hold an encore presentation online a month later.
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This festival presents 35 new, independent films from new American premieres to the best foreign-language films. There are options to attend both in person and virtually. $75+. Staller Center, 100 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook. Stonybrookfilmfestival.com July 22-31.
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Stony Brook Film Festival: The New York festival opens tonight with the world premiere of The 5th Man , a documentary on Paul Limmer, a former track coach who racked up hundreds of wins and changed the lives of countless students at Bellmore’s Mepham High Schools not far from Stony Brook. The film, by director Trey Nelson, will be preceded by Feeling Through , an Oscar-nominated short featuring deaf-blind actor Robert Tarango of Selden, which is also near Stony Brook. More details are here.
‘The 5th Man’ to Open Stony Brook Film Festival on Thursday, July 22
At The Stony Brook Film Festival this year the opening night film will be,"The 5th Man," a documentary on Paul Limmer, a former track coach at Bellmore's Mepham High School. Credit: Trey Nelson
Documentary about Mepham HS track coach opens Stony Brook Film Fest
Stony Brook Film Festival, now in its 26th year, kicks off on Thursday, July 22 with the world premiere of The 5th Man, a documentary on Paul Limmer, a former track coach at Bellmore’s Mepham High School. During his 50-year career there, Limmer racked up hundreds of wins, though director Trey Nelson focuses on the story of all the other kids – the ones who never felt “seen” – until Paul Limmer came into their lives.
The Best of Both Worlds: Stony Brook Film Festival Is Back, Live and Online
The 26th annual Stony Brook Film Festival presented by Island Federal makes its glorious and long-awaited return to the Staller Center for the Arts with live, in-person screenings from July 22-31, and will also hold an encore presentation online a month later.
Calendar of Events July 20 to August 1
Staller Center Main Stage, 100 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook. From July 22 to July 31 from 8 to 11 p.m. daily. The best in independent film premieres over 10 stimulating days. For film schedule and description, and ticketing information, visit stonybrookfilmfestival.com or call 631-632-2787.
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Appropriately — following a year and a half of uncertainty and disconnection — many of the films this year revolve around the theme of second chances. “Though we never choose films with an overall theme in mind, a theme always seems to emerge, and this year is no exception,” says festival co-programmer Kent Marks. “So many of this year’s films tell the story of people trying to get their lives back, stories about reviving lost relationships, renewing lost dreams, rescuing lost causes, or finding a way to escape a seemingly hopeless situation.”
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