Spring Fest: Film/Art/Music

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We hope you were with us for this wonderful two-day event. Take a look at the video above for a glimpse of the screening of just one of the 7 films. A great time was had by all!

The Syracuse New Times, CNY Artists, local businesses & SYRFILM present a weekend highlighting local filmmakers, musicians, and artists.


Filmmakers who have worked, lived, or attended college in the CNY will show their work, followed by Q&A.

7 Films in all!


CNY Artists will have local artists displaying and selling their works. Different artists will be featured each day.



Friday, April 25: Palace Theater, 5:30 pm

Saturday, April 26: Palace Theater 12:30 pm and 6:00 pm


Friday Night – 5:30PM

LONG BIKE BACK - by Julia Wrona, Documentary Feature (6:30)

A documentary feature about the two Constantino brothers from Skaneateles and their cross country bike journey following a devastating accident.

DIAMOND ON VINYL - by J.R.Hughto, Feature Fiction (8:45)

A feature fiction (this film will be shown as a late night feature due to a mature theme.)


Saturday Afternoon – 12:30PM

FROM THE WINGS - by Syracuse City Ballet, Inc., Documentary Short (12:30)

A short documentary about the Syracuse City Ballet Company.

BARZAN - by Cassidy Dimon, Documentary Feature (1:30)

A documentary feature about an Iraqi family in suburban America.

MY FUNNY VALENTINE - by John Bevilacqua, Comedy Feature (3:30)

A feature comedy.


Saturday Night – 6:00PM

THE SUSPECT - by Stuart Connelly, Feature Fiction (6:00)

A taut and compelling feature fiction thriller.

COWJEWS AND INDIANS: How Hitler Scared My Relatives—and I Woke Up in an Iroquois Longhouse with a Picture of Jesus, Reminding Me—for the Wrong Reason—That I Owe the Mohawks Rent." - by Marc Halberstadt,  Documentary Feature plus Panel Discussion (8:15)

This quirky, unique documentary about property theft and land reparations in Eastern Europe and social justice for the Native Americans in the USA will be followed by a talk-back with the film’s director and Spring Fest 2014 special guest Chief Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Onondaga Nation.


DETAILS: CNY Artists show & sale each day

Local musicians Friday and Saturday nights.


Admission tickets available at the door or call (315) 671-2188 to place your


$15 – 1 session: Friday night,  Saturday afternoon or evening

$25 –  All day Saturday

$30 - Full Festival Pass, both days, all events

$10 - Single movie (cash at the door)

$25 – Early Bird Special Full Festival Pass (Order by 4/15) $25


Passes can be purchased at the following locations:


Palace Theater - James Street

Syracuse New Time - W. Genesee Street

CNY Artists - Shoppingtown Mall (by the food court)


Call (315) 671-2177(315) 671-2177 to place your order

Become a sponsor (315) 671-2177