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FIRST TIME FEST: The Second Time Around

FIRST TIME FEST: The Second Time Around

Following last year’s acclaimed first edition, FIRST TIME FEST is back, and it shows that the secondt ime is even better. The Second Time Around for FIRST TIME FEST is set for April 3 – 7, 2014, and it will be based at their new home NeueHouse (110 East 25th St.). NeueHouse will be the

FIRST TIME FEST And TRIBECA FILM INSTITUE Present A 20th Anniversary Benefit Screening Of A BRONX TALE With Special Guests Robert De Niro & Chazz Palminteri

First Time Fest and Tribeca Film Institute present a special “First Exposure” benefit screening of Robert De Niro’s acclaimed directorial debut, A Bronx Tale, on Monday, February 24th, at the Village East Cinema.   Influential figures from the film and entertainment world will gather in NYC to celebrate first-time filmmakers with this thrilling 20th Anniversary retrospective

FIRST TIME FEST The Second Time Around – Kick-Off & Submissions Announcement

The Second Time Around for FIRST TIME FEST is set for April 3 – 7, 2014, announced Fest Co-Founders Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward at a kick-off event at FTF’s new home, NeueHouse which will act as the primary location for panels, workshops, selected film presentations, parties and the filmmaker lounge.   FTF will continue to present film

Filmmaker Profile: Tony Glazer (Writer/Director – ‘JUNCTION’) – THE FIRST TIME FEST

In the idyllic upscale neighborhood of Verterra Hill, a privatized community full of manicured lawns and sprawling colonials, four strangers make a choice that sets in motion a series of events that will change their lives, the lives of some not-so-innocent homeowners and a troubled police force forever.  On a road full of twists and turns each

Filmmaker Profile: Seth Fisher (Writer/Director – ‘BLUMENTHAL’) – THE FIRST TIME FEST

Celebrated playwright, Harold Blumenthal, has passed away after succumbing to cardiac arrest while laughing at his own joke. Now, Harold’s estranged and jealous brother, Saul, must confront his personal hang-ups  to deliver himself from an epic bout of constipation. Meanwhile, Saul’s wife Cheryl and son Ethan must grapple with their own personal obstacles through a

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