The Sympathy Card w/ Jones
Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A
Saturday, Oct 12 2019 - 9:30 PM
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
The Sympathy Card
Brendan Boogie (Dir.), 94 minutes, NY Premiere, USA
Director Brendan Boogie in attendance.
BIFF Audience Award Winner Brendan Boogie returns to the festival with a new dark, comedic drama. When Emma’s (Petey J. Gibson) cancer takes a turn for the worse, she presents her new wife Josie (Nika Ezell Papas) with her dying wish – find someone new while Emma is still around to approve of her choice. Festivals: Cinequest
Stacey Maltin (Dir.), 9 minutes, WNY Premiere, USA
Director Stacey Maltin and star Marzy Hart in attendance.
Aware that her drinking has become destructive, Jones (Marzy Hart) attempts to live a sober life. Not wanting to be someone else’s problem, she pushes help away and comes face to face with herself and her lack of control in a new drama from BIFF alum Stacey Maltin and Marzy Hart.