Category: 2013 Films

The Truth About Emanuel

Directed by Francesca Gregorini. A troubled young woman becomes obsessed with her mysterious new neighbor, who bears a striking resemblance to the girl’s dead mother. Starring Kaya Scodelario and Jessica Biel.

Screens with THE RIVER (Director: Sam Handel)

Friday, September 20 at 8:30 p.m.

The World Around Us – Documentary Shorts

The wonders of nature—from the fish in the river to the sun in the sky—are explored in this collection of new short documentaries. Family friendly.

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 a.m.

Commie Camp

Director: Katie Halper. Following four nine-years-old campers from the first day to the last day of camp, COMMIE CAMP reveals what really goes on at Camp Kinderland, the Jewish camp in the Berkshires that Rush Limbaugh exposed as having “Communist roots” and pushing extremist ideologies.

Screens with WILT CHAMBERLAIN: BORSCHT BELT BELLHOP (Directors: Caroline Laskow, Ian Rosenberg)

Saturday, September 21 at 12:00 p.m.

What Keeps Us Going – Short Films

These short documentaries examine the passions, drives, and obsessions that help make our lives more meaningful.

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 p.m.


Director: Amy Nicholson. A small-time ride operator and his beloved carnival contraption become casualties in the battle over the future of Coney Island.

Saturday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m.

Hide Your Smiling Faces

Director: Daniel Carbone. An atmospheric exploration of life and death in rural America, as seen through the distorted lens of youth. Shot regionally in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Screens with SKIN (Director: Jordana Spiro)

Saturday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m.

Knuckle Jack

Directors: John Adams & Toby Adams. When a small town foul-mouthed drunk with an artistic gift for thievery is
entrusted with his young niece for the summer, the question is not if he is ready
for the task at hand–but is she?

Screens with THIS PARK IS MINE (Director: David Driver)

Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 p.m.

Drawing Inspiration – Animated Short Films

These imaginative animated works portray the inner life of bugs, birds, mammals and reptiles… and the humans who live side-by-side with them. Family friendly.

Sunday, September 22 at 10:00 a.m.

Icehouse Arts Kid Flix

Looking ahead to the next generation of filmmakers, the Big Eddy Film Festival presents short videos by local youth created in recent independent media workshops in the Upper Delaware River Valley.

Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.


Directors: Merete Mueller and Christopher Smith. TINY follows one couple’s attempt to build a tiny house from scratch, and profiles other families who have downsized their lives into houses smaller than the average parking space.

Screens with PORTRAIT OF A MEMORY (Director: Isaac Green-Diebboll)

Sunday, September 22 at 2:00 p.m.