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Florida Family & Faith International Film Festival, Powered by AARP Season 5

Family, Documentary, Drama, Animation, Comedy, Musical, Music, Feature, Short 12 Episodes

Two Beats, One Soul USA, Cuba | 1 hr 13 min Directors: Sara Nesson, Bille Woodruff

Little Satchmo USA | 60 min Director: John Alexander

Ember USA | 5 min Directors: Celeste Jamneck, Caitlin Hoseck

Fishbowl USA | 11 min Director: Deborah Shearer

Episodes

1m

Welcome to the Movies!

Florida Family & Faith International Film Festival powered by AARP

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AARP Brand "Anthem"

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2m

Introduction from AARP State Director

Welcome from Jeff Johnson, State Director of AARP Florida.

1m

How to Navigate

How to Navigate: Take a moment to learn how to navigate this film platform. ENJOY THE MOVIES!

2m

AARP Film Festival Host Welcomes You!

Amy Matovina, Program Specialist for AARP, welcomes you to the 2021 Family and Faith International Film Festival powered by AARP.

5m

Ember

USA | 5 min

In the Fynbos. Mbali, a Nature Sprite looks at all the plants with concern. She tries to revive a wilted flower. Defeated, Mbali sees fiery embers float past. She follows and finds a Fire Sprite scorching plants- and confronts him. ​ Directors: Celeste Jamneck, Caitlin Hoseck

11m

Fishbowl

USA | 11 min

After moving from California to Virginia because of a military relocation, a young boy named Casey must once again adapt to middle school life in unfamiliar territory but along the way find comfort in a unexpected friend.

Director: Deborah Shearer

1h 0m

Little Satchmo

USA | 60 min Louis Armstrong’s only, and secret, child opens up. Director: John Alexander

1h 13m

Two Beats, One Soul

USA, Cuba | 1 hr 13 min

Husband and wife music producers, Ray Chew and Vivian Scott Chew embark on an ambitious two week journey to Cuba to create a collaboration of sounds which originated from Afro-Caribbean roots, that has evolved into what we now consider modern day Salsa music. Bringing together multiple artists from the U.S. and Cuba, the film shines a light on Cuban culture and takes the viewer through the creative process and challenges of producing an album while providing an auditory sensation that touches the soul. Featuring Eric Benét, Louie Vega and Sergio George - who has produced albums for Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and more. Audiences will walk away feeling the passion, positive energy, triumph and love that keeps the musics marriage strong.

Directors: Sara Nesson, Bille Woodruff

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AARP Brand "Anthem"

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4m

TalkBack Session

Little Satchmo’s director, John Alexander, and producer, Lea Umberger, answers some of your questions! Join us to hear some of the inspiration behind the making of this film.

1m

Thank You & Vote!

Christopher Turner, AARP Florida’s Associate State Director for Outreach, thanks you for sharing your Thanksgiving week with us here at the movies!