Past Screenings

Directors Kryssa Schemmerling and Donald Gray at the 2014 Amarcort Film Festival
MEMORIES OF ITALY Directors Kryssa Schemmerling and Donald Gray at the 2014 Amarcort Film Festival in Rimini, Italy, where THE WEST BEGINS AT FIFTH AVENUE was screened as a finalist.


VisionFEST 14VisionFEST 2014
New York City, USA
May 14–18, 2014
VISIONFEST provides “an exhibition forum for the American auteur; one that is specialized and focused; one that does not dilute the presence of U.S. films within a sea of international product.”
Winner, 2014 Independent Vision Award for Production Design
Nominated, Outstanding Achievement in Production
Nominated, Outstanding Achievement in Writing

Amarcort Film Festival 2014Amarcort Film Festival 2014
Rimini, Italy
December 5–8, 2014
THE WEST BEGINS AT FIFTH AVENUE was a finalist at this international festival of short filmmaking.

Speechless Film Festival 2015Speechless Film Festival 2015
Minnesota, USA
March 20–21, 2015
The Speechless Film Festival seeks “to challenge individuals from different countries and cultures to communicate with each other through the universal medium of visual storytelling.” Screening as part of the Gauntlet block, for “beautiful and one-of-a-kind films (that) are sure to leave an indelible impression.”

New FilmMakers New York 2015NewFilmakers New York 2015
First Short Film Program: Experimental Films
New York City, USA: Anthology Film Archives, Maya Deren Theater
April 8, 20015
The NewFilmmakers series, which selects films and videos often overlooked by traditional film festivals, began in 1998 and over the past twelve years has screened over 600 features and 2,000 short films.

Sound of Silent Film Festival 2015Sound of Silent Film Festival 2015
Chicago, USA
April 19th, 2015
Now in its tenth year, this festival will screen an evening of short dramas, comedies and experimental films at the historic Music Box Theater.

Mýkonos BiennaleMýkonos Biennale
Mýkonos, Kikladhes, Greece
July 2–8, 2015
The Mýkonos Biennale is an international art festival, where “contemporary meets with tradition, to celebrate the alternative spirit of humanity.” The festival includes narrative short films, documentary and art videos in addition to visual and performing arts.
Winner, The Golden Pelican for Artistic Achievement