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SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY 2018 Day 2: SRFF 2018 continues with second day of films and workshops


SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY Shiners
---Documentaries screened from around the world
---SVA School of Visual Arts workshops on editing and distributions start day

NEW YORK - March 10, 2018 - Amzeal -- [NEW YORK, NY] SR Socially Relevant Film Festival 2018 (SRFF 2018) brings in day two of its fifth edition with a number of documentaries. Editing and distribution panels mark the start of the day at the School of Visual arts, followed by film screenings and Q&A's with 'Shiners' director Stacey Tenenbaum (Canada) and 'Cause of Death: Unknown' director Anniken Hoel (Norway) and Producer Andrew Grant. The day's events begin at 10:30 am on Saturday, March 17 at SVA Social Documentary Film with workshops and resume at 1:00 pm at Cinema Village with film screenings. Tickets are available via Eventbrite.

N.Y. PREMIERE
Transformer
Michael Del Monte | Canada | 2017 | 75 min

From white trash kid to decorated U.S. Marine, to bodybuilder, to world record powerlifter, Matt Kroczaleski faces his most challenging feat of strength yet: becoming a woman.

See website for more details and images.
Trailer:  http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6eaash
Screens on Saturday, March 17, at 9:30 pm.
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Love & Everything in Between
Jeremiah Kipp | USA | 2017 | 100 min

The basic premise of the movie is the intertwining stories of love, family, and relationships in the Hamptons, which are put to the test when a summer party ends with a sexual assault, causing the relationships to implode. What unravels is Love & Everything In Between.

See website (http://www.ratedsrfilms.org/narrative-features-2018) for more details and images.
Trailer: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6eafwo
Screens on Saturday, March 17, at 7:30 pm.
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N.Y. PREMIERE
Shiners
Stacey Tenenbaum | Canada | 2016 | 78 min

Take a journey around the world to learn about one of its most overlooked professions.  Meet men and women from Tokyo, La Paz, New York, Toronto and Sarajevo who have devoted their lives to cleaning our shoes.  A character-driven documentary, Shiners introduces you to people and their families who have a valuable lesson to teach about job satisfaction, and in turn, life satisfaction.

See website (http://www.ratedsrfilms.org/documentary-features-2018) for more details and images.
Trailer: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x678n0p
Screens on Saturday, March 17, at 5:30 pm.
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N.Y. PREMIERE
Cause of Death: Unknown
Anniken Hoel | Norway | 2017 | 85 min
Norwegian, English with English subtitles

After director Anniken Hoel's sister Renate mysteriously died while being treated with certain medications, Hoel's probe into the circumstances uncovered a web of dark happenings in the world of prescription anti-psychotics.  Soon, her query sparks a global investigation into the crimes of "Big Pharma", which turns dangerous and deadly medications into multi-billion-dollar industries.

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See website (http://www.ratedsrfilms.org/documentary-features-2018) for more details and images.
Trailer: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x64u2gy
Screens on Saturday, March 17, at 3:30 pm.
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U.S. PREMIERE
Doing Nothing All Day
Margarete Hentze | Germany | 2017 | 63 min
German with English subtitles

A young mother starts the search for the ideal school for her son and discovers the tradition of democratic schools, where they practice self-determined education - a system that seeks to employ the freedom of choice to the process of education. She speaks with scientists and advocates of the democratic education movement in Germany, England and Israel.

See website (http://www.ratedsrfilms.org/documentary-features-2018) for more details and images.
Trailer: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x64tx41
Screens on Saturday, March 17, at 1:30 pm.

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ABOUT SR SOCIALLY RELEVANT FILM FESTIVAL NY

SR Socially Relevant ™ Film Festival New York is a 501(c) 3 non-profit film festival founded by actress Nora Armani. The Mission of the SR Film Festival is to shine the spotlight on filmmakers who tell compelling, socially relevant™, human interest stories, across a broad range of social issues. The festival was created as a response to the proliferation of violence and violent forms of storytelling in media and entertainment. SR™ believes in the power of cinema in raising awareness towards social issues and promoting positive social change. During its first four years, the festival showcased 207 films from 35 countries. Submissions are received from all over the world.

For more information about SRFF 2018 events and sponsors, as well as past festival editions and sponsors, visitwww.ratedsrfilms.org.

Press contact Armen Spendjian (347) 301 3548 or A.L.spendjian@gmail.com

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