Family & Trials
Art House • Friday, 9:30 p.m. (116min)
Director: Mark Cira
Nine-year-old Jozefin must confront the reality of being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes with her mum. While Yoyo bravely comes to terms with her new life, Hannah struggles with the financial and emotional burden of having a child with this disease.
Director: Michele Atkins
Fuzzy, a young man with Down syndrome, accompanies his brother Harold for a visit to their mother’s on her birthday. Fuzzy must watch out for Harold’s criminal ways or else be taken once again by his love for his brother who can’t get straight.
Evelyn x Evelyn
Director: Eric Pumphrey
Set in 1956, an African American couple struggles with the death of their child.
Director: Sara Pérez
Homefull is a documentary about the lives of people living on the street, their day to day lives, their worries, the difficulties they have to face, the treatment they receive from other people they cross on the street. We talk to the people for whom the street is their home.
Director: Peter Allen
In 1940s Germany at the height of Nazi power, three German soldiers capture an escaped Jewish woman. But now that they have her what will they do with her?
Director: Cody Joel
A young father struggles to protect his daughter from the pitfalls of Appalachia, the epicenter of America’s opiate crisis and collapsing coal industry.
Director: Noah Canavan
The night after defecting Cuba, a baseball player and his girlfriend are held up in a Mexican hotel room. The tension rises as the two become claustrophobic in this stressful situation that they are stuck in.
Director: Annabel Vine
A young dyslexic boy inadvertently shows a bully that it isn’t ‘soppy’ to love your Grandad and like spending time with him.
Schedule is subject to change.
In some cases, seating is limited. Arrive early to insure a seat!
2019 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors
Allen Brenneman • Celtx • Flowers By Phoebe • Goshen Motors • Greensweep Cleaning Services • Lesson.ly • Salon J • Solution Source • Weston Fribley • Woodstar Photography
This project is made possible by the support of the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
And a special thanks to our 2019 Festival hosts