Homegrown features @ Woodstock Film Festival

WFF_hor_onblackThe tenth annual Woodstock Film Festival – held from Wednesday, September 30 thru Friday, October 4 – will host a number of films that were made in the Hudson Valley or by local residents.

Here are a few of the local feature films slated to be showcased:

“Against the Current” (East Coast Premiere): A heartfelt drama about a man determined to swim the length of the Hudson River. Directed by Peter Callahan, the film stars Joseph Fiennes, Justin Kirk and Elizabeth Reaser.

“The Perfect Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll” (East Coast Premiere): The tale of a successful young musician who returns home to collaborate with a childhood friend. Directed by Scott Rosenbaum and produced by Joe White, the film stars Lukas Haas, Peter Fonda and Ruby Dee.

“October Country” (New York Premiere): The debut documentary by directors Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher tells the story of a family haunted by war, teen pregnancy, foster care and child abuse as it portrays the hardships of blue-collar life in the Mohawk Valley.

“Splinterheads” (East Coast Premiere): A romantic comedy directed by Brant Sersen and starring Thomas Middleditch and Rachel Taylor features several scenes shot in Pine Bush, New Paltz and High Falls.

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