VOB Film Festival (VOBFF) is kicking off its eighth year at Bedford Playhouse on Thursday, August 22nd. Founded in Brewster, NY, this is the first time VOBFF has expanded their event beyond Putnam County. Aimed as a one-of-a-kind gathering for filmmakers and film lovers, this festival showcases unique movies from around the US and the globe.
Opening night, VOBFF will screen four short films and one feature film, followed by a meet + greet with several of the filmmakers. Each film has been carefully selected by a juried panel over several months. The films selected to be screened at Bedford Playhouse include WanderLust, Asian F, The Villager, It’s Time For Tea and Myth. Genres range from crime to animation, to drama and comedy.
“This year is incredible in so many ways. We went from 50 films last year
to 80 films this year.” — VOB Film Festival Chairman, Bob Dumont.
To order tickets please visit www.bedfordplayhouse.org. Space is limited.
Films Summary Below:
- Asian F (2018, Animation) – A young girl’s life becomes a living nightmare when she brings home a B on a test in this animated short.
- The Villager (2017, Crime/Film Noir/Drama) – In this crime drama, a conflicted businessman in search of a new life falls for a young, ambitious woman who inspires him to change. But he discovers their circles are closer than he initially thought or hoped. Will she be his way out or his downfall?
- WanderLust (2014, Animation) – Get packing with this animated musical about a suitcase that wants to go out and explore beautiful Paris, but is trapped inside with its workaholic owner.
- It’s Time for Tea (2019, Dark Comedy/Drama/Fantasy) – In an attempt to process the loss of their young daughter: Rebecca chooses to repress her pain, while Allen regresses to their child’s age in order to replace her. Can an unconventional therapist bring Allen back?
- Myth (2019, Drama/Comedy) – A lonely college student encounters his idol — the strange and elusive director of his favorite film Myth. When the director recruits him for a new project, his life is is sent spiraling into chaos.