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  • Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
  • Sept 16-18, 2016

A New World

Narrative Short, 2013, 8 min, English, U.S., Not rated

Still: A New World

About the Film

Two Irish immigrants wait to pass through Ellis Island and on to a new life in America. But worries about a crime committed back in Ireland won't go away.

Great Lakes connection:

“Pittsburgh – a stone’s throw from Lake Erie!”

Cast & Crew:

Director: James Helfrich
Producer: Carnegie Screenwriters
Screenwriter: Eoin Carney
Cinematographer: Ian Altenbaugh
Editor: James Harland Lockhart V
Composer: Linda Byrne O’Riordan
Cast: David Dietz, Eoin Carney, Sally Dauer

Director’s Bio:

James Helfrich is a writer/director, living in his hometown of Pittsburgh. He has directed several short films including Losing It (2011) and Lady in Red (2012).

Screenings and Awards:

Official Selection at the Chicago Irish Film Festival; Nominee for Best International Short at Limerick Film Festival; Winner of Best Editing at Washington PA Film Festival

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The 2014 festival is closed. See you next year!


Saturday, August 2, 3:15pm
Soo Theatre

Not rated
Narrative Short
8 min
Country of Origin: U.S.

In the Eight Shorts - Saturday program

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