Screenings: Maker Faire KC “Script-to-Screen”
SCREENINGS A big part of our industry ‘Show and Tell’ is a sampling of PG-rated (family friendly) documentaries, narratives and videos.
Downloadable Script-to-Screen schedules will be available here soon.
“All Roads Lead Home” – Sat., June 27 10:30 AM & Sun., June 28 10:30 AM
The winner of Best Feature Drama at the International Family Film Festival and winner of the Crystal Dove Seal Award from The Dove Foundation is directed by Kansas City’s Dennis Fallon. It is “the story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her father is partly responsible for her mother’s death. Belle’s maternal grandfather is a changed man since losing his daughter in the accident. He finds it difficult to have a relationship with Belle since she is a constant reminder of her mother. It is Atticus the new puppy who will change Belle’s life and the lives of those who love her.” Star-studded cast includes Peter Boyle, Jason London, Peter Coyote, Vivien Cardone and Vanessa Branch. – To view the trailer click here
“Maker – Movie” – Saturday, June 27 12:45 PM & Sunday, June 28 10:30 AM
is a movie that looks at the Maker Movement in America – a “new wave of Do-It-Yourself and Do-It-Together culture fueled by passion and powered by the advent of new technologies…”
“Robots Movie” – Saturday, June 27 1:50 PM & Sunday, June 28 11:35 AM
“The Monument Comes Alive – The 100 Year Union Station Anniversary Special” – Sat., June 27 2:30-3 PM with Q&A and Sun., June 28 12:30 PM
A breathtaking digital show that transformed the facade of Union Station into a 3D “mind-blowing masterpiece.” Producer Quixotic will be on-hand with Bazillion and Bic Media to discuss the project and answer questions from the audience. Get ready for an amazing ride!!
Documentary Shorts Block – Sat., June 27 4:15 PM & Sun., June 28 1 PM
“The Secret Story of Toys” by Anthony Ladesich. A Vimeo staff pic short about a toy sculptors and prototype creators in Kansas City.
“Glow” by Cara Myers. A documentary about the organization GLOW – Girls Leading Our World whose mission is to educate and equip young women with life strategies for live and leadership.
“Just Like You: Autism” by Jen Greenstreet. This award-winning documentary teaches our kids and the world to understand and accept those living with autism. It follows three real-life stories of children with autism and their best friends.
Narrative Shorts Block – Sat., June 27 5:15 PM & Sun., June 28 1:45 PM
“The Icarus I” written/directed by Anthony Ladesich
“Throwing Stones” co-written/directed by Amber Rapp
“A Senior Moment” written/directed by Michelle Davidson
“Always Come Home” written/directed by Meagan Flynn
“Big Red Bow” by Bruce Branit
“State of the Union” by Bruce Branit
Music Video Block – Sat., June 27 5:30 PM & Sun., 4:45 PM
“Excited Eyes” – The Notionaries. Directed/Produced by Drew Burbridge
“Country Singles” – Grisly Hand. Co-Director/DP/Editor Todd Norris
“Tourniquets” – Latenight Callers. Co-Director/DP/Editor Todd Norris
REEL Spirit – Sat., June 27 3:30 PM & Sun., 4:30 PM
Part of the annual KCFilm Fest, Reel Spirit is a filmmakers showcase for grades two through twelve. Reel Spirit began in 2005 when three educators wanted to highlight the cinematic expression and endeavors of children. The first showcase took place in 2006 for grades two through eight, and in 2012 Reel Spirit added grades nine through twelve.