Red Bank Independent Film Festival schedule

Friday, October 3
Location: Count Basie Theatre

Friday, October 3
Location: Count Basie Theatre

12:00 — 1:30 p.m. "The General"

RBIFF celebrates Buster Keaton’s 108th birthday with the master comic’s greatest film; screening with live musical accompaniment.

2:00 — 4:00 p.m. "Martin & Orloff "

Martin seeks therapy and hooks up with Orloff, a shrink with dubious credentials. Featuring members of The Upright Citizens Brigade.

4:30 — 6:30 p.m. "Power Trip"

An American power company tries to keep the lights on in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia in this black comic documentary.

7:00 — 9:00 p.m. "City of God"

Brazil’s most notorious slum sets the scene for this true story of a young man who grew up on the streets and whose ambition as a photographer may be his only way out.

9:30 — 11:00 p.m. "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari," with live musical accompaniment by Rotting Moldy Flesh.

Saturday, October 4

Film Crawl

Location A: Phoenix Theatre

Location B: Synapse Studios

1:00 — 2:40 p.m.

A: "Mai’s America"

Three tales about chasing the American dream.

B: "Odds of Recovery"

An intimate look at the complexities of life and living it to the fullest potential.

3:00 — 4:35 p.m.

A: "Daddy & Papa"

Despite the popularity of shows like "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," there are still many challenges to gay life in the U.S.

B: "Man Versus Himself""

A host of short subjects all relating to subconscious desires and conflicts, both comic and tragic.

4:55 — 6:25 p.m.

A: "XxXy"

Women and men engage in the age-old struggle to comprehend the mysteries of the opposite sex in this segment of short films.

B: "Ground Zero"

Three films celebrate human persistence in the face of disaster, specifically relating to the tragedy of 9/11.

6:45 — 8:00 p.m.

A: "Plympton’s Picks"

Animated shorts hand picked by legendary animator and artist-in-residence, Bill Plympton.

B: "The Silence of Green"

A refined and eerily beautiful portrait of a mourning countryside during a recent foot-and-mouth epidemic.

8:20 — 9:50 p.m.

A: "The Gloaming"

Six films in dialogue with the global malaise: "Your alarm bells should be ringing…"

B: "La Bossa Lona"

Three fun films about personal expression.

Sunday, October 5

Location: Count Basie Theatre

12:00 — 2:30 p.m. Emerging Filmmakers Series

Highlighting the best and brightest of local high school filmmakers.

3:00 — 5:00 p.m. "Cremaster IV & V"

The ultimate avant garde film of our time, an awe inspiring achievement of unsurpassed texture and complexity.

5:00 — 6:30 p.m. "Manhood"

This stylish black comedy is a brilliant look at the intersection of sex, love and family and how they shape a man’s life.

7:00 — 9:00 p.m. "Jersey Fresh"

The most popular segment of RBIFF 2001 and 2002, Jersey Fresh is back and packing the freshest punch yet.