10th Annual LDUB Film Festival Saturday Nov. 6 2 pm
TRIUMPH OVER TRAGEDY dir. Devyn Dyett STUDENT
Benjamin student Trakwon Harris is a young man who plays football, basketball, track, and is all around a great athlete. However behind the uniform is a compassionate, caring young man who has had to face a great challenge this past year: loosing his mother. With the help his former teammate and the rest of the Benjamin community, Trakwon is able to transform his tragedy into triumph and demonstrate his great character despite adversity.
WHERE EVERY DAY IS A VACATION dir. Catherine Gropper
Catherine Gropper, award winning film finalist decides to leave the worlds of political and social drama ( The Meeting , the interpreter) and travels through Florida, to find a lyrical and lovely part of life following the pandemic. Benny s at the sea is just the ticket and the open air joy of sharing, fishing , eating , surfing reminds us all that lifes simple pleasures are what we might need and miss most of all. This new documentary short fills the cup more than half full. Almost as if you are right there, on that Lake Worth pier , with the filmmaker, enjoying your pineapple punch, smiling.
This simple new short documentary film ( where everyday is a vacation ) echoes Groppers constant theme; the simple life and its pleasures are why we choose to come together because they are mostly the true experiences validating our lives. Whether in Ravello ; NYC and Trump Towers World; The lyrical pier restaurant in Lake Worth, Florida, her viewers experience a personal connection to people, telling their truth amidst artistic landscapes.
LEGACY OF ZERO TOLERANCE: TRAUMATIZED CHILDREN WITH NO ACCESS TO TREATMENT dir. Almudena Toral
Adayanci Pérez is one of more than 2,500 children that were separated from their families at the border by the U.S. government as part of the Zero Tolerance policy. This 6-year-old Guatemalan girl was away from her family for three and a half months. Before going back, she was diagnosed with acute trauma and PTSD. She was never the same when she returned
WILLIAM dir. Jonathan E. Lockhart Jr.
William O. Lockhart was a man who gave everything he had back to the community that he called home. With his community service, teachings on the fishing pier, and strong faith in the church, the City of Lake Worth dedicated the Lake Worth pier in his name.
Jonathan Lockhart Jr is a dedicated video and film production editor. As a South Florida native, he continues to show the world the beauty Florida has to offer and has aspirations to broaden his horizons. Always prepared to expand his film production experience he continues his work at Florida State Universitys College of Motion Picture Arts. He progressively improves his work by making films about the real world and shed light on the real people who inhabit it.
Brilliant piece of Lake Worth history
BROKEN CRAYONS STILL COLOR dir.Richard Jackson
Artist and activist Manny Mendez takes you through is life and his day. A look back at the struggles that forged him and a glimpse of the future to come.
Wonderful and inspiring documentary about Manny Mendez one of the areas great assets and activists
Lake Worth Playhouse Stonzek Theatre (View)
713 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460
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