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FILMYARD 2016

Theater location: 62A Trenton Ave. Frenchtown, NJ. 08825    Directions→

Curated by Independent Film Producer and Chair of the Producers Guild of America on the East Coast, William HorbergFilmYard offers a  diverse program of first-run and independent films, documentaries and overlooked gems, and invites filmmakers and musicians to accompany the films for lively post-screening Q and A sessions and live performances. 

LIFE, ANIMATED

Oct 22, 2016 – 7:00 PM

From Academy Award® winning director Roger Ross Williams, LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. This emotional coming-of-age story follows Owen as he graduates to adulthood and takes his first steps toward independence.

Project associated with this screening: Rashomon Machine

THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILLS

Sept 4th, 2016 – Screenings at 5:45 pm  & 7:30 pm

As part of Frenchtown’s Riverfest, ArtYard screened The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hilla 2003 documentary directed, produced, and edited by Judy Irving. The film chronicles the relationship between Mark Bittner, an unemployed musician who lived rent-free in an apartment in Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, California, and a flock of feral parrots that he feeds and interacts with.
Project associated with this screening: Egg Hatching

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