Pet Media Inc. Presents
The New York Dog Film Festival
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Programming subject to change.

11:00 AM 

DOGS BRITISH STYLE: The English View of Dogs (2 hours)

For the Love of Dog (9 minutes) Kylie Cushman looks at the various ways the British feel about their dogs.

Walkies in the Wind (2 minutes) Toby Mattinson's animated film.

Pup Culture (10 minutes) Elle Marsh's documentary about the odd ways that dogs are part of life in Melbourne, Australia.

Rocket (2 minutes) Jennifer Sheridan made her terrier the star of his own film, which was part of the "1,000 Londoners" film series.

Sniff (87 minutes) Barry Stone's funny and surprising film, a lively combination of a Monty Python-esque story of a San Francisco "dog hotel" (run by "Pulp Fiction" star Amanda Plummer) and two British actors (Neil Morrissey, the star of "Men Behaving Badly,"and his buddy Richard Huw), who decide to finance their documentaries about dogs by dressing up as canine concierges at the hotel. The two actual documentaries are part of the film - one about the training of a Guide Dog for the Blind and the other about teaching a Search and Rescue dog.


2:00 PM

DOGS IN THE OUTDOORS: Adventure & Sport (2 hours)

My Trail Dog (4 minutes) Dean Leslie's look at a loner who runs the Alps with his dogs.

The Fable of the Wolf (2 minutes) Lisa Bevier-Sakimura's animated story of wolf evolution.

Biscuit/ Return to Sender (5 minutes) Jaime Bogardy documented the most athletic little dog you'll ever see.

Dog Power (33 minutes) Kale Casey's look inside the many competitive sports in snow and other natural settings that connect people and their dogs on sleds, skis, wheelchairs and on foot.

Lola on Ice (1 minute) Anita George's claymation.

Pull (2 minutes) Goh Irimoto's close-up view of dog sledding.

Dead Last (9 minutes) Robin Beeck's account of Tim Triumph, the musher who put together a team of cast-off dogs to run the 1100-mile Iditarod - and came in last.

Mystery of the Arctic Cairn (53 minutes) Kyle O'Donoghue documents a team of explorers and their 4 Inuit sled dogs as they set out into the icy wilderness of the Canadian Arctic, following the footsteps of a legendary Norwegian expedition in 1898.

Snowmageddon (3 minutes) Rachel Sokolowski's home video is a funny contrast to the previous film, as her Border Collie navigates ice floes on a New England beach.


5:00 PM

LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND - Who Rescued Whom? (2 hours)

Denali (8 minutes) Ben Moon honors his husky-pit mix, Denali.

Love Unleashed (14 minutes) Kacey Klonsky's happy-endings documentary about senior dogs.

Dear Captain (3 minutes) Dana Ross shows the bond between a veteran and his dog, Captain.

Second Chances (4 minutes) Michael Raab's account of prisoners who train shelter dogs and hand them over to their new adopters.

Steadfast Stanley (4 minutes) John Kim's animated film about canine loyalty.

Pete the Dog (9 minutes) Benita Raphan's documentary about a pet store puppy she adopted from a shelter and the effects he suffered from his deprived beginnings.

The Present (4 minutes) Jacob Frey's animated story about a boy and his dog.

Awesome Living with Andy (7 minutes) Sisters Patricia Denys' & Mary Holmes' tribute to their disabled dog Andy, who does just fine in his canine "wheelchair."

Dogs: Guilty of Jealousy (9 minutes) Gabriella Russell's dog's-eyeview of whether dogs experience envy or guilt.

The Dogist (6 minutes) E.J. McLeavey-Fisher's biographical sketch of NYC's renowned street dog photographer, Elias.

Dogs in the Pen (12 minutes) Penelope Laurence's account of a training program with shelter dogs offered to female inmates in prison.

Nobody's Perfect (7 minutes) Sam Haft's look at an Australian couple whose pack of dogs each has his own disability but "carries on regardless."

Pete's Pet Posse (6 minutes) Therapy dogs on the job after a tragedy at Ohio State University.

One Man and His Dog (3 minutes) Dean Saffron's look at one Australian man's joyous skate boarding lifestyle with his Samoyed.

If I Could Talk (7 minutes) Shawn Welling's meditation on a rescued dog‘s appreciation.


8:00 PM

THE CHAMPIONS - An Uplifting Tale of Redemption (2 hours)

Couleur (5 minutes) Kristin Pileri's animation of a Parisian dog who discovers how to bring color to the world.

DOG (5 minutes) Barry Stone gives a dog's POV of a walk in the park.

 #lakehollywood (6 minutes) Rachel Sondag's narrative film about a couple and where the dog fits in their relationship.

Wonder Dog (1 minute) John Lee's Yorkshire Terrier Roxie in her Wonder Woman costume all over New York City.

The Champions (93 minutes) Darcy Dennett chronicles the journey of the dogs rescued from the Michael Vick dog fighting facility and follows their rehabilitation at Best Friends Sanctuary in Utah.

 

Note: Some people worry that movies about dogs will make them cry. These movies will only make you cry for joy! All of the movies are intended to be uplifting, exciting and fun. No dogs are harmed or die in any of the films! Be assured that these films enlighten about the connection between dogs and their people! It's all about Happy Endings!