kingston-film-festival-ny-art-logo.jpgKingston, N.Y.--  Astrid Cybele and Trevor Dunworth, co-directors, have come up with a winning combination for the 2013 Kinston Film Festival.  This year, music is the highlight of the Film Festival along with all the indie cinema offerings.  Cybele and Dunworth have been nonstop with energy as ambassadors for the Upper Hudson River Valley movie fest.  They are creating some additional buzz for the area including promoting uptown Kingston as a historical location for film shoots.  Visiting industry guests are taking notice.  Along with related receptions and mini-concerts there will be seven features with selected shorts to be presented.  Movies will run from August 2nd through August 11th 2013.  Ground zero for all the activities will be the BSP Lounge at 323 Wall Street, Kingston, N.Y.  12401.     845-481-5158 The opening night will showcase Werewolves Across America on Friday, August 2nd at 7:00 p.m.  Directed by Edward Lovelace and James Hall, one of the principals of the doc, musician Viking Moses, will perform after the film. Sunday, August 4th at 3:00 p.m. the comedic production of Get A Job will showcase.  It will be a New York premier and stars Willie K and Eric Gilliom.  The full feature motion picture comedy has a well-reviewed musical soundtrack.  Written and directed by Brian Kohne, the film features the sounds of the Barefoot Natives, who also happen to be Willie K and Eric Gilliom.  Carolyn Omine, of the Simpsons also stars.  This indie produced by Stefan Schaefer boasts some great island entertainers.  One of the producers, Raymond Rolak, will do a Q & A after the screening, Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. BSP Lounge, 323 Wall Street, Kingston, New York  12401 The Festival closes with a historical docu-drama about the 1974 punk-funk band from Detroit called Death.  It is an interesting retro look at the Hackney brothers, now based in Vermont and their recent musical rediscovery. Other special selections: Furever  by director Amy Finkel, Wed. August 7, Who's Afraid of Red White and Blue  by director Jeffrey Collins, Thursday August 8, Greetings from Tim Buckley  by director Daniel Algrant, Friday August 9, 7:00 p.m. Afterglow with guitarist Gary Lucas The Brass Teapot  by Ramaa Mosley Saturday August 10, 5:00 p.m. Afterglow Dance Party with DJ Sterling 9:00 p.m. A Band Called Death  - doc about the punk band from Detroit, Sunday Aug. 11, 7:00 p.m.


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