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

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Tuesday, August 11
Duration: 86
Rating: Not Rated
FAMOUS NATHAN is the insider documentary by Lloyd Handwerker, grandson of Nathan Handwerker, who founded the legendary Brooklyn eatery and iconic New York institution, Nathan's Famous, in Coney...

Past films from this Series

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Jul 14, 2015, Jul 28, 2015
Duration: 82
Rating: Not Rated
Saturday Night Live has been reflecting and influencing the American Story for 40 years. Live From New York! explores the show's early years, an experiment from a young Lorne Michaels and his cast of...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Jul 14, 2015, Jul 28, 2015
Duration: 82
Rating: Not Rated
Saturday Night Live has been reflecting and influencing the American Story for 40 years. Live From New York! explores the show's early years, an experiment from a young Lorne Michaels and his cast of...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Jun 1, 2015
Duration: 80mins
Rating: Not Rated
Limited Partnership is the love story between Filipino-American Richard Adams and his Australian husband, Tony Sullivan. In 1975, thanks to a courageous county clerk in Boulder, CO, Richard and Tony...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
May 26, 2015
Duration: 106
Rating: Not Rated
Through the eyes, words and songs of its popular music stars of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, DON’T THINK I’VE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIA’S LOST ROCK AND ROLL examines and unravels Cambodia’s tragic past....
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
May 12, 2015
Duration: 90
Rating: Not Rated
For the last half-century, James “The Amazing” Randi has entertained millions of people around the world with his remarkable feats of magic, escape and trickery. Schooled in the techniques of...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Apr 14, 2015
Duration: 90
Rating: PG-13
From the makers of "The Invisible War" comes a startling expose of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups and the devastating toll they take on students and their...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Mar 10, 2015
Duration: 56 mins
Rating: Not Rated
This is quite possibly the first ever animated documentary made. Based on Harlow Shapley’s book, “Of Stars and Men” defines our place in space, time, energy … and explores the origin and meaning of...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Feb 10, 2015
Duration: 90 mins
Rating: Not Rated
I AM BIG BIRD profiles Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old puppeteer who has been behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since the show's first season. Relying heavily on Caroll's...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Jan 13, 2015
Duration: 86
Rating: Not Rated
Brandy Burre had a recurring role on HBO’s The Wire when she gave up her career to start a family. When she decides to reclaim her life as an actor, the domestic world she’s carefully created...
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,...