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, June 12, Saturday, June 16
Duration: 106m
Rating: R
There will be a Skype Q&A with director Lauren Greenfield after the Tuesday (6/12) screening. For the past 25 years acclaimed photographer and...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Tuesday, June 12, Saturday, June 16
Duration: 106m
Rating: R
There will be a Skype Q&A with director Lauren Greenfield after the Tuesday (6/12) screening. For the past 25 years acclaimed photographer and...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Tuesday, July 10, Saturday, July 14
Duration: 94m
Rating: Not Rated
HALF THE PICTURE celebrates the groundbreaking work of female film directors and investigates the systemic discrimination that has for decades denied...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Tuesday, July 10, Saturday, July 14
Duration: 94m
Rating: Not Rated
HALF THE PICTURE celebrates the groundbreaking work of female film directors and investigates the systemic discrimination that has for decades denied...


Past films from this Series


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...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Jan 9, 2018, Jan 13, 2018
Duration: 90m
Rating: PG
Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE,...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Jan 9, 2018, Jan 13, 2018
Duration: 90m
Rating: PG
Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE,...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 14, 2017, Nov 18, 2017
Duration: 103m
Rating: Not Rated
Dina, an outspoken and eccentric 49-year-old in suburban Philadelphia, invites her fiancé Scott, a Walmart door greeter, to move in with her. Having grown up neurologically diverse in a world blind...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 14, 2017, Nov 18, 2017
Duration: 103m
Rating: Not Rated
Dina, an outspoken and eccentric 49-year-old in suburban Philadelphia, invites her fiancé Scott, a Walmart door greeter, to move in with her. Having grown up neurologically diverse in a world blind...


Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Oct 17, 2017, Oct 21, 2017
Duration: 67m
Rating: Not Rated
A mosaic of asphalt adventures, landscape photography, and some of the craziest stuff you’ve ever seen, Dmitrii Kalashnikov’s THE ROAD MOVIE is a stunning compilation of video footage shot...