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BLOCK B - GROWING UP

SUNY Cortland - Old Main, Brown Auditorium

Saturday, April 27th at 9:00am

RATED PG - PG13

The Talk

Directed by Jack Fey & Mike Mirabile

Runtime - 3:54

Synopsis:

Ryan and Danny teach little Chris about the birds and the bees in this 90's style sitcom.

CLASS OF 84

Directed by Alex Salsberg & Joe Andrade

Runtime - 14:30

Synopsis:

Teenager Mike feels smothered by his overprotective mom’s extensive safety rules, until he uncovers a horrifying curse that puts her in immediate danger. With the help of a mysterious shut-in named Robbie Zygowski (voiced by Dr. Katz’s Jonathan Katz), Mike must decide whether or not he can break his mother’s rules to save her life.

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EMMA

Directed by Sophie Gueydon

Runtime - 12:45

Synopsis:

Emma (9) and her Mum recently moved to a new flat in London. Mum suffers from depression. Emma takes care of both herself and her mother, struggling between being a child and looking after her Mum’s needs.

SMOKE GRENADE

Directed by Joe LaRocca

Runtime - 9:55

Synopsis:

Robert is peer pressured into setting off a smoke grenade in his high school bathroom as a prank. After running home early he stumbles across a family secret that will change his life forever.

WHEN THE RAIN ENDS

Directed by Marco Recalchi

Runtime - 11:04

Synopsis:

Far from the familiar surroundings of Britain, a father and son start their new lives in Italy. Making friends here may though may just prove more difficult than either of them think, the bullies aren't just found on the playground.