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RED BANK: MOVIE SATURDAY ON INDIE STREET

The trailer for “65 Percent,” a documentary by Mike and Jon Altino of Middletown, screens at the Red Bank Middle School at 1 p.m.

indie-street-logo-2-220x181-9459114Saturday-morning cartoons, a locally made documentary and shorts-in-a-bunch enliven Saturday’s schedule of the Indie Street Film Festival, which got underway in Red Bank Wednesday night and continues through Sunday afternoon.

Click the “read more” for the full schedule and a sampling of delightful and outrageous movie trailers.SATURDAY

10 a.m. Count Basie Theatre Street Talks – Future of Storytelling

Indie Street filmmakers and special guests open up to young creatives on ways to adapt in an ever-changing distribution landscape.

The trailer for “Taking the Plunge.”

The trailer for “Dji. Death Sails.”

11 a.m. Red Bank Middle School Saturday Morning Cartoons

A hour’s worth of PG films from our in-competition animated shorts, but you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy Saturday cartoons. The kid-friendly program includes these titles:

Dji. Death Sails
Follow Your Heart
On Schedule
Emile
Taking The Plunge
Riptide Rhapsody

The trailer for “Romeo is Bleeding.”

12 p.m. Bow Tie Cinemas Romeo Is Bleeding

A fatal turf war between neighborhoods haunts the city of Richmond, California. Donté Clark transcends the violence in his hometown by writing poetry about his experiences.

1 p.m. Red Bank Middle School 65 Percent

Cameron Wohl was diagnosed with a rare and potentially life-threatening auto-immune disease at the age of 13. It wasn’t long before doctors revealed that there was no cure and he would inevitably need a life-saving liver transplant.

The trailer for “Sonita.”

1 p.m. Count Basie TheatreSonita

After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music.

3 p.m. Bow Tie Cinemas Auld Lang Syne

How long is too long to wait for your dream? Can art change the world? Are we all doomed? Director Johanna McKeon presents the world premiere of her film about old friends and artistic passion. Auld Lang Syne is a darkly funny meditation on the creative class, global warming, and the power of damn fine pie.

4 p.m. Jamian’s Food and Drink Flying Fish Happy Hour

Passholders are invited to come in and cool off with a cold beer compliments of Flying Fish Brewery and Jamian’s Food & Drink.

The trailer for “Getting Fat in a Healthy Way.”

4:30 p.m. Red Bank Middle School Narrative Shorts – “Bound”

Highlighted by the short film “Curmudgeons,” Danny DeVito’s ode to his late friend and actor David Margulies, this selection of narrative shorts explores the power of human connectedness and its ability to break down walls of societal expectations.  “Bound” will include the following films:

Los Angeles 1991
Wannabe
Beverley
Getting Fat in a Healthy Way
The Way of Tea
Curmudgeons

The trailer for “Little Men.”

7 p.m. Count Basie Theatre Awards Ceremony + Closing Night Film, Little Men

And the winners are… Be a part of history as the the first Indie Street Film Festival Award winners are announced and two filmmakers win a theatrical release in New York.

The event will be followed by the closing-night film “Little Men,” directed by Ira Sachs, starring Greg Kinnear and Jennifer Ehle.

10 p.m. Gotham Closing Night After Party (passholders only)

Celebrate the week of independent art and film.

The festival runs through Sunday; take it here for a detailed schedule of events with showtimes, locations and links to festival pass admissions or individual event tickets.

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TUB TIME
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CHECK IT OUT
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WAYWARD SLIM JIM
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YAPPY TOGETHER
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YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
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STOP. JUST STOP.
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TREEBIRTH
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RIVERSIDE FLOW
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THREE ON TOUR
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VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
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POPE OKS ORATORY
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RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
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TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.