One Take Documentary Series

One Take Documentary Series

One Take: Stories through the Lens is a monthly Tuesday night documentary series held at the Little, hosted by Linda Moroney. The series presents a unique mix of documentaries—ranging from film festival favorites to unheralded gems—followed by talkback discussions.

The films are held at 7pm one Tuesday a month, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are $8

About the series programmer, Linda Moroney:

Linda Moroney has been active in the independent film community for over 15 years. Films she's produced have shown theatrically, been broadcast nationally, and screened at numerous film festivals worldwide. She is the Greentopia | FILM Director, the Founder of the Rochester Documentary Group, and programmer for "One Take: Stories Through the Lens," a monthly documentary series at the historic Little Theatre. Currently, she is producing and directing the feature-length documentary, THE STORYBOOK PROJECT (working title), with Crystal Pix. She was the Managing Director/Programmer for the 360 | 365 Film Festival (2010 and 2011 editions). In 2007, Linda was the curator for Animated Jazz Shorts from The Hubley Studio, which was a co-presentation by the Rochester International Jazz Festival, Rochester/High Falls Film Festival, and George Eastman House. Linda cut her filmmaking teeth working with Academy Award winner, Faith Hubley, on six of her animated films. In addition, Linda was the Associate Producer on the independent feature-length documentary, RAM DASS FIERCE GRACE named by Newsweek magazine as one of the five best non-fiction films of 2002, and broadcast nationally on PBS (Independent Lens) in 2004. She has produced several other short films including Emily Hubley's award-winning SET SET SPIKE (2001), which was an official selection in the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. She is the Co-Founder of the Rochester Teen Film Festival and the Rochester Teen Film Camp.

This program is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Upcoming films for this Series

This series does not have anything scheduled right now.

Past films from this Series

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 11, 2014
Duration: 88
Rating: Not Rated
Anna, Ole, Fred and Peter are four members of the Emergencies Team — or E-Team — the most intrepid division of a respected, international human rights group. Trained to deal with unfolding crises,...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Oct 14, 2014
Duration: 95 min
Rating: PG
THE TRUE TALE OF ONE OF THE GREATEST DISCOVERIES IN HISTORY When Paleontologist Peter Larson and his team from the Black Hills Institute made the world's greatest dinosaur discovery in 1990, they...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Aug 12, 2014
Duration: 90 min
Rating: PG-13
IVORY TOWER questions the purpose of higher education in an era when the price of college has increased more than for any other service in the U.S. economy since 1978. While many college graduates...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Jun 14, 2014
Duration: 99 min.
Rating: Not Rated
Imagine being able to watch as Edison turned on the first light bulb, or as Franklin received his first jolt of electricity. For the first time, a film gives audiences a front row seat to a...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Jun 10, 2014
Duration: 90 min.
Rating: PG
The oldest band in the world has been playing every evening at the Peace Hotel in Shanghai for more than 30 years. Most members of the band, all jazz musicians of the first rank, are more than 80...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Apr 8, 2014
Duration: 84 min.
Rating: Not Rated
For the eight young men in the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, “brotherhood” is literal: They’re all sons of anti-establishment jazz legend Phil Cohran. Cohran and their mothers raised them together on...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Feb 11, 2014
Duration: 71mins
Rating: Not Rated
In Karachi, Pak­istan, a run­away boy’s life hangs on one crit­i­cal ques­tion: where is home? The streets, an orphan­age, or with the fam­ily he fled in the first place? Simul­ta­ne­ously heart-...