23rd Sedona International Film Festival - page 119

Sedona Interna!onal Film Fes!val 115
The Merry Maids
of Madness
USA | 2015 | 100 min • Narra!ve Feature
Phillip Hughes
Execu!ve Producers:
Patrick Bird, John Frost
Phillip Hughes, Jean Jacobson, Kelly M.
Jenn Daugherty
Jenn Daugherty, Amy Baklini, Sarah Minnich
A"er walking out of her wedding for a sandwich,
Beatrice decides to take a rest at the Stra#ord
Home for Rest and Rehabilita!on.
Beatrice soon realizes that if she wants to get out,
she'll need a plan and the help of her unusual
A feature length comedy inspired by the women of
Sun, Feb 19 | 6:10pm
Harkins 2
Wed, Feb 22 | 3pm
Mary D. Fisher
Total Running Time: 1:40
Mud Maza
India | 2016 | 75 min • Narra!ve Feature
Jeyen Raj
"Mud Maza" means "playing in the mud".
A host of rus!c children leading quite a comfortable
life, spiced with their spirited games, pe$y quarrels,
and secret crushes. With all their differences, foot‐
ball is their first love. They play football in a play‐
ground near the paddy fields. When the play is over
they swim and somersault in the river nearby the
ground and took rest under the huge tree nearby
the river. The playground, the shade of the tree and
the river; it’s their world.
When a team of some rough‐looking, unfamiliar
seniors invade into their playground, the frustrated
and helpless team is forced to find another play‐
ground. In reality, it is a muddy paddy field. They
jump in the mud and create a new game: mud
Preceded By:
Alive & Kicking: The Soccer
Grannies of South Africa
South Africa/USA | 2016 | 20 min • Documentary Short
Lara‐Ann de Wet
Filmed in the heart of Limpopo, the village grannies
“Vhakegula Vhakegula” lace up their soccer boots
and start kicking their way through centuries of
They play serious soccer then break into laughter
and tradi!onal song as they wage a singular fight
for a decent life, true health and a snatch at joy in a
brutal world.
Sun, Feb 19 | 9:10am
Harkins 2
Wed, Feb 22 | 3:10pm
Harkins 2
Total Running Time: 1:35
The Million Dollar Duck
USA | 2016 | 71 min • Documentary Feature
Brian Davis
"The Million Dollar Duck" is a documentary that fo‐
cuses on the strange and wonderful world of the
Federal Duck Stamp Contest, the only juried, art
compe!!on run by the U.S. government. This film
explores the eccentric nature of the contestants
who enter each year for a chance at wildlife art
stardom, while also reflec!ng upon the history and
challenges facing the con!nued existence of this
successful conserva!on program.
"In music you have the Grammys. If you're an actor,
it's the Oscars. If you're a wildlife ar!st, it's winning
the Federal Duck Stamp Contest." — Mark
Anderson, 2004 Federal Duck Stamp winner, New
York Times
Preceded By:
Heaven Is A Traffic Jam
On The 405
USA | 2016 | 40 min • Documentary Short
Frank S!efel
Mindy Alper
A portrait of a brilliant ar!st who has always ba$led
devasta!ng depression and anxiety. Her hyper self‐
awareness has produced drawings and sculpture
that describe her state with powerful psychological
By examining her family history and a life!me of
her work, we learn how art gave her a voice that
saved her life.
Sat, Feb 18 | 9am
Mary D. Fisher
Mon, Feb 20 | 6:20pm
Harkins 6
Total Running Time: 1:51
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