The Second Annual New York Dog Film Festival
The second New York Dog Film Festival returns to the Roxie! This is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Dog) event! Purchase a BYOD Ticket so your dog friend gets a seat. Service dogs do not require their own ticket. Ten percent of all ticket sales will go to Muttville Senior Dog Rescue. Muttville rescues dogs from all over California and beyond. At Muttville, they get medical care, grooming, and life in a loving foster home while they wait for the perfect adopter. Presented by Tracie Hotchner & The Radio Pet Lady Network(TM) PROGRAM #1, 2:00 pm: "OUTDOOR ADVENTURE WITH DOGS" MY TRAIL DOG [5 min] Dean Leslie's lyrical look at a man who is a loner who runs the Alps for the joy of it, with his dogs, who are his closest companions ; DENALI [8 min] Ben Moon honors Denali, his husky-pit mix; WALKIES IN THE WIND [1 min] charming animated film by Toby Mattison; BISCUIT [5 min] The most fearlessly athletic little dog you'll ever meet; ONE MAN & HIS DOG [4 min] is Dean Saffron's look at one Australian man's joyous skate boarding lifestyle with his Samoyed; THE MYSTERY OF THE ARCTIC CAIRN [54 min] John Huston's thrilling documentary that follows a team of intrepid explorers and their 4 tempestuous Inuit sled dogs as they set out into the icy wilderness of the Canadian Arctic. PROGRAM #2, 4:15 pm: "WHO RESCUED WHOM?" FOR THE LOVE OF DOG [9 min] Kylie Cushman's charming documentary that stylishly looks at the various ways British dog owners describe their love for their dogs; THE PRESENT [4 min] Jacob Frey's animated story about a boy and his dog that will take you by surprise; NOBODY'S PERFECT [7 min] a touching documentary about an Australian couple whose pack of dogs each his own disability but "carries on regardless;" AWESOME LIVING WITH ANDY [7 min] made by sisters Patricia Denys & Mary Holmes, a documentary tribute to their darling disabled dog Andy, who does just fine in his canine "wheelchair;" DOGS IN THE PEN [12 min] Penelope Laurence's documentary of a special program offered to female inmates to train shelter dogs as service animals; STEADFAST STANLEY [4 min] John Kim's powerful animated film about canine loyalty; PUP CULTURE [10 min] Elle Marsh's documentary about the delightfully odd ways that dogs are part of life in Melbourne, Australia; LOVE UNLEASHED [14 min] a happy-endings documentary by Kacey Klonsky about senior dogs; IF I COULD TALK [7 min] Ben Moon on the appreciation of a rescued dog.