Next on 'TvFILM'
Season 4 of 'TvFILM' is sadly over. But the good news is that you can watch all 6 episodes from the season in our video player. Click here to watch or read episode descriptions and watch below.
Previously on 'TvFILM'
Aired Sunday, July 29 at 10:30 p.m.
'Personal Democracy' | Hunter Dimin
This adaptation of the short story “Franchise” by Isaac Asimov references powerful groups who have unjustified influence on elections in the 21st century.
Photo: Host Brandon Bethmann talks with filmmaker Hunter Dimin about his film.
'The Secret Friend' | Flavio Alves
A reclusive, elderly widow, Anna Marshall, lives in quiet desperation until she begins receiving daily calls from a silent stranger.
Aired Sunday, July 22 at 10:30 p.m.
'Your Very Own Feast' | Mike Blaney
Roy, an office worker who sleepwalks through his days at work receives a time capsule that he wrote to himself as a senior in high school. Elements of the real world begin to contaminate the refuge of his dreams as he realizes that his ambitions are unfulfilled.
Photo: Host Brandon Bethmann interviews filmmaker Mike Blaney
'The Hollow' | Ken Omiya
A young man loses his identity through the shelter of a mask.
Aired Sunday, July 15 at 10:30 p.m.
'American Love' | Andy Cahill
Chris Jackson, a reporter for a local paper unlocks a story bigger than he could have possibly imagined.
Photo: Host Brandon Bethmann interviews filmmaker Andy Cahill
'Laybabb: A Story In Gibberish' | Mike Feurstein and David Girard
A humorous and contemporary take on the story of the Tower of Babel, these vignettes feature modern versions of miscommunication where characters are the architects of their own misfortunes in love, business, friendship, pizza and crepes.
Photo: Host Brandon Bethmann interviews filmmakers Mike Feurstein and David Girard
Aired Sunday, July 8 at 10:30 p.m.
'Math: Adds Up To More Than You Think' | Stephen Blauweiss
This documentary short on the Art of Problem Solving’s Summer Math Intensive at Bard College covers the role of math in human development, the universality of math as well as its particularism, and the art and beauty of math.
Photo: Host Brandon Bethmann interviews filmmaker Stephen Blauweiss
'The Princess and the Dragon' | Mark Fisk & Terence Tolman
A short film following the trials and tribulations of Meta the Dragon.
Photo: Host Brandon Bethmann interviews filmmakers Mark Fisk & Terence Tolman
'Vanished' | Kate Shadlock
The beauty of a home is far more significant than its bricks and mortar.
Photo: Host Brandon Bethmann interviews filmmaker Kate Shadlock
Aired Sunday, July 1 at 10:30 p.m.
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'Tyler' | Darian Henry and Bhawin Suchak
This short documentary film tells the story of 17 year old Tyler Rhodes, who was stabbed to death in Albany in 2011, through the memories of his mother Stacey and the voices of young people who knew him. The youth speak about ways we can prevent this type of violence in our communities.
Photo: Host Brandon Bethmann interviews filmmakers Darien Henry and Bhawin Suchak
'Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder' | Michael Landrio
Bipolar disorder is a volatile and difficult illness. Whether experiencing it or witnessing it, mania is a dangerous, yet beautiful thing.
Photo: Filmmaker Michael Landrio.
'You're Welcome' | Alex Nye
A self-cleaning house, or is it? This charming film uses the technique of stop-motion.
Photo: Filmmaker Alex Nye.
'Leap' | Joshua Dodway
The decision making process of a young man parallels the suspense of competitive diving. Not pictured.
Aired Sunday, June 24 at 10:30 p.m.
'Come Life' | Sharon Alley and Kate Shadlock
A film inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story 'Canterbury Pilgrims,' in which two young Shakers who have fallen in love and are leaving the celibate religious community meet others who are disillusioned with life in the wider world who are seeking a better life with the Shakers.
Photo: Filmmakers Sharon Alley and Kate Shadlock talk about their film with host Brandon Bethmann.
'AMERICA america' | Mark Gamma
A short film depicting the rise and fall of the American Dream.
Photo: Brandon Bethmann interviews filmmaker Mark Gamma for the premiere of TvFILM Season 4.