Ballston Spa Film Festival lineup

Take your blind date to see Blind Date

The Ballston Spa Film Festival is coming up next week, and today it announced its lineup of films. A few highlights:

+Mineville - The BSFF is showing its first feature-length film this year: Mineville, which was shot in Essex County. It's about the struggle of early 1900s miners in the North Country to unionize. It stars William Sadler, Paul Sorvino, and Nick Wechsler.

+ There are two films from Aardman, the animation company behind Wallace & Gromitt: Blind Date (embedded above) and Fly.

+ The Gruffalo - The animated short was nominated for an Oscar this year. It features the voices of Helena Bonham Carter and John Hurt.

+ Films from locals such as Kevin Craig West and Michael Feurstein.

The festival starts August 4. Screenings are free.

The full lineup is after the jump.

Line up from the BSFF:

Thursday, 8/4/11
8:00pm Ballston Spa High School
By The Score - Mikhail Kanaev
Know Candy - Jon Russell Cring
Extinction II - Fernando Uson
Elephant Room - Silvana Jakich
Mineville - Lori Bailey

Friday, 8/5/11
9:00pm Wiswall Park
The Gruffalo - Jakob Schuh, Max Lang
Olivia Explorer - Hayley Stuart, Francesca Sophia
Montgomery - Rob Fried, Chris Common
Laybabb - Mike Feurstein
Frog and Buddha - Ron Taylor
The Astronaut on The Roof - Sergi Portabella
Grasshoppers - Julian Gorski
The Beauty Inside - Kevin Craig West
Woodstock - Kerri Rubino
Phenomena - Shira Siegel, Max Gaba
Salvacion - Pedro Jaen
Coming Home - Aksel Stasny
Oh Sister - Susan Hippen

Saturday, 8/6/11
1:00pm Ballston Spa High School
Serendipitous - Anna Cardillo
Chicken Feed - Kathleen Carey, Kevin Craig West
Fresas - Jason Otenreath
Mindset - Katie Pyne, Carolyn Tan
The Man with the Spying Glass - Magda Olchawska
Fly - Alan Short
Communication Revolution - Chris Finn
Terrible Parkour - Mike Feurstein
The Trampoline - Dan Masucci
The Tale of the Dog Chew Toy - Jacob McAullife
Resume - Jack Durnin
The Third Rail - Darian Henry, Michael Mejia
Blind Date - Nigel Davies
Phoenix Tears - Alec Acevedo
Men of Mamoni - Amy Seidman
Ven Dimensional - Alex Burnstein, Matt Nicoletta
El Cortejo - Marina Seresesky
Seeds of Hope - Mohamed Gardne, Imani Peterkin
Beyond Words - Armand De Saint-Salvy

Saturday, 8/6/11
9:00pm Wiswall Park (Includes a few words by the directors)
Mirror Image - Emily Foreman
Tale of the Dog Chew Toy - Jacob McAuliffe
Seeds of Hope - Mohamed Gardne, Imani Peterkin
The Man with the Spying Glass (Clip) - Magda Olchawska
Bad Conscience - JP Whitehead, Matt Lingenfelter, Manu Berduc
Chicken Feed - Kathleen Carey, Kevin Craig West
By The Score (Clip)- Mikhail Kanaev
Boom - Manu Berduc, Matt Lingenfelter
Azan a Call to Prayer - Meena Bukhari

Yep, AOA is a media sponsor of the BSFF

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