Hoboken Historical Museum hosts 2022 Thomas Edison Film Festival

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originally published: 02/22/2022

(HOBOKEN, NJ) — Hoboken Historical Museum hosts the Thomas Edison Film Festival (formerly The Black Maria Film Festival) on Saturday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. This year’s selection of seven shorts features works by American, French and British filmmakers.

The program has a total running time of 65 minutes and the film styles run the gamut from documentary and experimental, to storytelling and animation. Jane Steuerwald, Executive Director of the Thomas Edison Film Festival, is your host for this artistic evening.

Tickets are $20 and include refreshments. Spaces are limited and advance purchase is highly recommended. Masks are mandatory. The tickets are available for purchase in line.

Movies include: my brother is deaf – Documentary – 10 min. by Peter Hoffman Kimball, Bethesda, MD, USA

A Parisian circus – Documentary – 11 min. by Hugo Besson, Paris, France

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Alone under the Northern Lights – Experimental – 7 min. by Valentin Boitel-Denyset, Paris, France

Chronology – Experimental – 5 min. by Osbert Parker, London, England, UK

Pivot – Entertainment – ​​8 mins. by Timothy David Orme, Monterey, CA, USA

Dawn – Documentary – 4 min. by Timon Birkhofer, Pasadena, CA, USA

Charon – Narrative – 16 min. by Yannick Karcher, Strasbourg, France

The Hoboken Historical Museum is located at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken, New Jersey. Click here for transportation and parking information.

For more than 40 years, the Thomas Edison Film Festival (formerly known as the Black Maria Film Festival) advanced the unique creativity and power of the short form. The festival passionately embraces its mission to promote innovation and champion independent filmmakers through an international juried competition celebrating all genres and hybrids of filmmakers from around the world. Thomas Edison Film Festival (TEFF) is a socially responsible, modern and fiercely independent traveling short film festival. We reach diverse audiences with provocative, timely, cutting-edge and captivating new work by accomplished and emerging filmmakers.

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Patrick F. Williams