One Take Documentary Series

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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 $9

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.

 

Upcoming films for this Series


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Tuesday, September 11, Saturday, September 15
Duration: 102m
Rating: Not Rated
One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades. From techno-pop stardom to Oscar...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Tuesday, September 11, Saturday, September 15
Duration: 102m
Rating: Not Rated
One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades. From techno-pop stardom to Oscar...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Tuesday, October 23, Saturday, October 27
Duration: 96m
Rating: Not Rated
Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Tuesday, October 23, Saturday, October 27
Duration: 96m
Rating: Not Rated
Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is...


Past films from this Series


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Apr 21, 2018
Duration: 95m
Rating: Not Rated
Cast out of his monastery and displaced in his reincarnation, a Ladakhi boy of noble birth must go in search of his past life in Tibet, with the help and sacrifice of his aging godfather. Padma Angdu...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Apr 19, 2018, Apr 21, 2018
Duration: 76m
Rating: Not Rated
Home to the Kodak company for over 125 years, Rochester, New York is a city uniquely defined by photography. Photo City focuses on the lives of the city’s photographic and creative community as they...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Apr 21, 2018
Duration: 97m
Rating: Not Rated
Short Films from Western New York directors. Community partner: Rochester/Finger Lakes Film Commission The lineup: COMMUNISTS IN THE SUMMER HOUSE by Camille Howard [18 min] Explore one of the most...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Apr 20, 2018
Duration: 107m
Rating: Not Rated
Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, two-time Sundance Grand Jury winner Eugene Jarecki’s new film takes the King’s 1963 Rolls-Royce on a musical road trip across America. From Memphis to...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Apr 20, 2018
Duration: 82m
Rating: Not Rated
In July 1967, Detroit experienced one of America's most violent civil disturbances. To tell that story in an emblematic way, 12th and Clairmount fuses rare archival footage from the era - including...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Apr 19, 2018
Duration: 78m
Rating: Not Rated
Filmmaker Sara Driver explores the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and ‘80s...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Apr 19, 2018, Apr 21, 2018
Duration: 76m
Rating: Not Rated
Home to the Kodak company for over 125 years, Rochester, New York is a city uniquely defined by photography. Photo City focuses on the lives of the city’s photographic and creative community as they...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Mar 13, 2018
Duration: 89m
Rating: Not Rated
She's beautiful, artistic, loved and can't stand to be alive. 32 PILLS traces the fascinating life and mental illness of my sister, New York artist and photographer Ruth Litoff, and my struggle to...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Feb 13, 2018, Feb 17, 2018
Duration: 80m
Rating: Not Rated
Feb. 17 bonus: There will be a panel discussion after the film Two Trains Runnin’ is a feature-length documentary directed by Sam Pollard, narrated by Common, and featuring the music of Gary Clark...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Feb 13, 2018, Feb 17, 2018
Duration: 80m
Rating: Not Rated
Feb. 17 bonus: There will be a panel discussion after the film Two Trains Runnin’ is a feature-length documentary directed by Sam Pollard, narrated by Common, and featuring the music of Gary Clark...