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A world of films coming to Old Town

“Fishing for Unicorns,” a documentary by Chris Rady, will be one of 38 films shown at the festival.
“Fishing for Unicorns,” a documentary by Chris Rady, will be one of 38 films shown at the festival. Chris Rady

The Underexposed Film Festival yc welcomes returning filmmakers and introduces a new group of emerging directors and storytellers from 16 countries around the world. The selections tell unique stories and gives the audience four days of film Nov. 4-7. Thirty-eight films from five continents have been selected to screen in competition.

Screenings will be at the Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St., Amélie’s Uncorked, 157 E. Main St., and Dina’s Place at Winthrop University’s DiGiorgio Campus Center, 2020 Alumni Drive with after parties at various restaurants and venues in Old Town Rock Hill. Director’s Choice films, curated by festival director Karen Collins, will be announced later.

Tickets start at $6 per block in advance. Only 75 festival passes are available. Tickets and more information may be found at underexposedfilmfestivalyc.org.

The Underexposed Film Festival yc is made possible in part by partnerships with Amélie’s; Carolina Fresh Farms; Dr. Susan Collins, DDS; Courtroom at the Gettys, Dixie Exterminating, Groucho’s Deli, Rock Hill; and the Arts Community Service Program of the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill.

For information, call 803-328-2787, by email at arts@yorkcountyarts.org, or go to www.yorkcountyarts.org.

Official selections

1st Squadron, 3rd Platoon, Animation, USA. Director: The Rauch Brothers

Adventures of Malia, Animation, India. Director: Shubhavi Arya (eligible: Woman to Watch, Best Student Film)

the birch grove, Experimental, USA. Gabrielle Lansner (eligible: Woman to Watch)

Colors of Life, Documentary, Japan. Director: Goro Ushijima

COLORS: Banging in the South, Documentary, USA (eligible: Cinema Carolina). Director: Terry Davis

Double-Blind No. 1, Experimental, 2015, Australia. Director: The Double – Blind Experiments

Emotional Dimensions of the James River, Experimental, USA. Director: Michelle Marquez (eligible: Woman to Watch, Best Student Film)

father, Narrative, USA. Director: Hannah Västinsalo (eligible: Woman to Watch, Best Student Film)

Ferdinand Knapp, Narrative, France/Italy. Director: Andrea Baldini

Fishing for Unicorns, Documentary, USA. Director: Chris Rady

The Gospel of Hip Bones, Narrative, USA (eligible: Cinema Carolina) Director: Micah Troublefield, Chris Gervais

Greenland, Narrative, Israel Director: Oren Gerner (eligible: Best Student Film)

Haoar Taney, Experimental, Bangladesh. Director: Fuad Naser

The Hollerin’ Contest at Spivey’s Corner, Documentary, USA (eligible: Cinema Carolina). Director: Brian Gersten, Liv Dubendorf (eligible: Best Student Film)

I’ve Just Had a Dream, Narrative, Spain. Director: Javier Navarro

Junk Girl, Animation, Islamic Republic of Iran. Director: Mohammad Zare, Shalale Kheiri

Live!, Narrative, Italy. Director: Antón Pose Iglesias

Lonely Planet, Narrative, USA, Spain. Director: Alex Burunova (eligible: Woman to Watch)

The Lost Mariner, Animation, Netherlands. Director: Tess Martin (eligible: Woman to Watch, Best Student Film)

Mannish Boy, Narrative, Canada Director: Ryan Tonelli (eligible: Best Student Film)

The Mill at Calder’s End, Experimental, USA. Director: Kevin McTurk

Miracle Maker, Narrative, USA. Director: Kate Marks (eligible: Woman to Watch, Best Student Film)

NO PIC NO REPLY, Animation, USA Director: Jessica Kingdon (eligible: Woman to Watch)

Playing Yesterday Today, Documentary, USA (eligible: Cinema Carolina). Director: Christopher Neville

Polybius, Experimental, USA. Director: James Bell

Pulse of the City, Narrative,USA (eligible: Cinema Carolina). Director: Anil Dhokai

Pushing Buttons, Narrative, USA (eligible: Cinema Carolina). Director: Jonathan Landau

Romanian, Documentary, Romania. Director: Artur Boruzs (eligible: Best Student Film)

Run Fast, Narrative, USA. Director: Anna Musso (eligible: Woman to Watch)

“Scene,” Narrative, USA (eligible: Cinema Carolina). Director: Jim McQuaid

Scheherazade, Narrative, Islamic Republic of Iran/USA. Director: Mehrnoush Aliaghaei (eligible: Woman to Watch, Best Student Film)

Simon, Experimental, USA. Director: Camille de Galbert (eligible: Woman to Watch)

Small Garden, Animation, Japan. Director: Shunsuke Saito

The Sum Total of Our Memory, Documentary, USA. Director: Barbara Klutinis (eligible: Woman to Watch)

This Migrant Business, Kenya/Denmark. Director: Ng’endo Mukii (eligible: Woman to Watch)

Unbelief, Narrative, USA. Director: Fabien Martorell

Une Libération, Narrative, USA. Director: Brian James Crewe

Will I Scatter Away?, Experimental, USA. Director: Emma Peñaz Eisner (eligible: Woman to Watch, Best Student Film)

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