New York Dog Film Festival

Saturday, April 13, 2024
103 minutes 
Short films
Not Rated
English, Not Subtitled
MACGREGOR THE SCOT [5 min] directed by Robert J Stritch
A music video celebrating a Border Collie bred to run and herd sheep whose life path takes him in a different direction
DEBORAH [3 min] directed by Anne K. Fergerson
A woman talks about her love for her rescued cocker spaniels.
THE MISSING PIECE (Czech Republic) [4 min] directed by Luis Madrid
A clever Border Collie sets out to fill in a missing photograph in her family’s photo display.
AMBER’S HALFWAY HOME [23 min] directed by Melissa Armstrong & Jason Pidgeon
A day in the life of a special rescuer of western Tennessee.
YOU CAN’T SHRINK LOVE [5 min] directed by Veena Rao
An artist gives life to the memories of our most beloved companions – in miniature.
47 SECONDS [4 min] directed by Nepal Arslan
The true story of a film found in an old camera showing a small white dog on a beach – that seems to have time traveled into the filmmaker’s present life.
RANGER: CANINE ALPINIST [8 min] directed by Ned Thanhouser
A documentary recounting the life of an Alsatian Shepherd dog who was a favorite of local climbers in the 1920s and 1930s, accompanying them to the summit of Mt. Hood over 500 times.
FILMING DOGS (Australia) [10 min] directed by Peta Hitchens
A documentary following a scruffy terrier called Ra as she attends an animal actor audition with 3 other dog actors.
LINCHPINS OF DEAD DOG ISLAND (Puerto Rico) [13 min] directed by Aja Nikiya
A documentary directed by the protagonist of this documentary showcasing the women she worked alongside in Puerto Rico to save animals after Hurricane Maria.
BARC IF YOU NEED HELP [13 min] directed by Tula Asselanis
Teenagers incarcerated in a juvenile detention center are chosen for a special project living with and training rescued shelter dogs.
SET ADRIFT (UK) [8 min] directed by Jen Sheridan
When Patch’s beloved owner goes missing in the sea, the little dog has to work out what is real and what is just a memory.
BEAR THE COURTHOUSE CANINE [5 min] directed by Michelle Williams
All about Bear, a specifically trained Labrador who gives support and comfort to children having to give courtroom testimony.
RILEY LOVES PASTA [2 min] directed by Katie Shifley & Kendra Wissel
A culinary journey for a dog who counts the days until “pasta night”!

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