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The NoHu International Short Film Festival is dedicated to screening the best short films and independent feature films from around the world.

Friday, July 14, 2017

World Premiere Presentation of "Almas de Furia"

The NoHu International Film Festival presents the World Premiere Screening of the feature film "Almas de Furia" on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Union City Performing Arts Center, 2500 Kennedy Boulevard, Union City, NJ.  Red Carpet, refreshments & free admission.  Members of the cast and crew will be present.  Don't miss it. 

This is a co-production between CHE Contenidos, Marcos Paz Film Tv & Aires New York Film. The film stars Andrea Estevez, Pablo Yotich, Toti Ciliberto, Jimenda Grandinetti, Fernando Cipolla, Mabel Pessen, Rodolfo Machado, Ana Franco, Lucio Fernandez, Tony Rodriguez, Omar Sanchez, Roberto Peña, Sofia Elliot, Pamela Rodriguez, Ximena Riejel, Pablo Machado and Monica Salvador. Directed by Pablo Yotich and musical direction by Nazareno Andorno. Special appearance by Alejandro Fiore.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

10th Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival in Union City
Seeking Entries for 2017

(Union City, NJ) The City of Union City will host the 10th Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival in October 2017. Submissions are being accepted in all categories. (NO pornography please.) Films should be no longer than fifteen minutes in length. Those interested may submit their film in DVD format, along with a cover letter, synopsis, film credits, awards if any, and contact information to:

Commissioner Lucio P. Fernandez
Department of Public Affairs
3715 Palisade Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087
Attn: NoHu Film Entry

Please include in the cover letter that the entry is being submitted by the property owner or licensee, and giving the City of Union City the right to publicly screen the film as part of the NoHu International Film Festival.  Please note, DVD's will not be returned.


Entry deadline is Monday, October 2, 2017 (no exception). No fee. No Application form required. Foreign language films accepted. This is a juried festival. Please include if this is a "World Premiere", "USA Premiere", "New Jersey Premiere", or "Union City Premiere". All entries will be considered. Finalists will be notified via e-mail. Please write on DVD cover contact name, email, and genre.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The 9th Annual NoHu ISFF Opening Night

The 9th Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival held in the City of Union City, New Jersey. Opening Night Red Carpet & Ceremony and screening of the short film "Old Abe" by Max Resto.  Live music by The James Austin Trio. Union City Commissioner of Public Affairs, Lucio Fernandez, who’s also the producer of the festival, served as MC.  The event was held at the William V. Musto Cultural Center.

Watch the video now:

Fotos & Video: Luis Reyes (609) 335-6209
Email: Luis Reyes: puraimagen2007@hotmail.com
Instagram: @puraimagen2007

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The winners of the 9th Annual NoHu International Film Festival are:

Best Film
“!Ay Que Susto!”
Directed by Mauricio Mo Zapata


Best Screenplay
Amartya Bhattacharyya
“Benaras - the unexplored attachments”


Best Director
Mauricio Mo Zapata
“!Ay Que Susto!”


Best Cinematography
Amartya Bhattacharyya
“Benaras - the unexplored attachments”


Best Actor
Andres Chulisi Rodriguez
“!Ay Que Susto!”


Best Actress
Yecenia Jessi Cotto
“!Ay Que Susto!”


Best Supporting Actor
A.B. Lugo
“!Ay Que Susto!”


Best Supporting Actress
Stephanie Iscovitz
“Catslaughter”


Best Producer/Producing Team
Amartya Bhattacharyya, Producer 
& Rahul Bhattacharya, Executive Producer
“Benaras - the unexplored attachments”


Best Editing
Amartya Bhattacharyya, Producer 
“Benaras - the unexplored attachments”


Best Visual FX 
Media Horde
“!Ay Que Susto!”


Best Make-up
Stephanie Rodriguez
“The Joker”


Best Music
Kisaloy Roy
“Benaras - the unexplored attachments”


Audience Choice Award
“The Joker” 
Directed & Starring Brandon Medina



9th Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival

Peruvian Cinema Featured Short Films are:


"Modernity" 
by Roberto Barba "El Jarcor"


"The Last Dino" 
by Roberto Barba "El Jarcor"


"No Estamos Solos" 
by Roberto Barba "El Jarcor"


"Una Carrerita Doctor" 
by Julio O. Ramos


"Pucara', Ceramic Makers" 
by Carlos Garcia


"Taxi Taxi" 
by Luis Reyes


9th Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival

Dominican Cinema Featured Short Films are:


"Desordenado" 
by Jhoan Ramirez


"En Busca de la verdad" 
by Santiago Telma


"En Sueños" 
by Santiago Telma


"Falsa Pesadilla" 
by Union Flicks


"La Moral" 
by Edwin ant Montero 
& Enmanuel Velazquez


"Muerta en mi Pasado" 
by Jairo Telma


"No Depende de ti" 
by Yhonatan Ortega


Special Recognition
Arte Para Todos
Samuel Guzman, President


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Peruvian Cinema Special Feature Film Presentation
"El Ultimo Verano" 
starring Antonio Arrue


Special Screening as Featured Short Film 
"Old Abe" Directed by Max Resto


Festival's Special Feature Film Presentation
"Donde Quiera Que Vayas" 
by Danilo Arroyo

Monday, October 17, 2016

NoHu 2016 Schedule

Monday, October 17, 2016
Join us on the Red Carpet for the Opening Night Gala.
7:00 PM Red Carpet
8:00 PM Ceremony

Special screening of the festival's featured short film "Old Abe" by Max Resto


Live Music by The James Austin Trio
Refreshments
Free Admission
Free parking at the Colin Powell garage located on 15th Street & Palisade Avenue.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
7:00 PM
Finalists


Screening of the 9th Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival Finalists:

Influencia
Directed by Gustavo Marquez

!Ay Que Susto!
Directed by Mauricio Mo Zapata

Malas Decisiones
Directed by Ronny Canario

Unlocked
Directed by Gerard Mendez

Wait For Me
Directed by Julius B. Kelly

Afraid of the Night
Directed by Larry Rosen

The Joker
Directed by Brandon Medina

Benaras - the unexplored attachments
Directed by Amartya Bhattacharyya

It Requires Sacrifice
Directed by Ruben Rodriguez

Catslaughter
Directed by Humberto Guzman

The Boys
Directed by Frank Gigante

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
7:00 PM
an evening of Dominican Cinema

featuring

"Desordenado" by Jhoan Ramirez
"En Busca de la verdad" by Santiago Telma
"En Sueños" by Santiago Telma
"Falsa Pesadilla" by Union Flicks
"La Moral" by Edwin ant Montero & Enmanuel Velazquez
"Muerta en mi Pasado" by Jairo Telma
"No Depende de ti" by Yhonatan Ortega


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Thursday, October 20, 2016
7:00 PM
an evening of Peruvian Cinema
featuring the short films

"Modernity" by Roberto Barba "El Jarcor"
"The Last Dino" by Roberto Barba "El Jarcor"
"No Estamos Solos" by Roberto Barba "El Jarcor"
"Una Carrerita Doctor" by Julio O. Ramos
"Pucara', Ceramic Makers" by Carlos Garcia
"Taxi Taxi" by Luis Reyes

& the Feature Film "El Ultimo Verano" starring Antonio Arrue


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Friday, October 21, 2016
7:00 PM
The New Jersey Premiere of the feature film
"Donde Quiera Que Vayas" by Danilo Arroyo


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Saturday, October 22, 2016


Join us on the Red Carpet for the Closing Night Gala.
7:00 PM Red Carpet
8:00 PM Awards Ceremony

Live Music by The James Austin Trio
Refreshments
Free Admission
Free parking at the Colin Powell garage located on 15th Street & Palisade Avenue.
www.UnionCityMuseum.org

The 9th Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival will take place at
William V. Musto Cultural Center
420 - 15th Street
Union City, NJ 07087

Thursday, October 13, 2016

FINALISTS of the 9th Annual NoHu International Film Festival

Influencia
Directed by Gustavo Marquez

!Ay Que Susto!
Directed by Mauricio Mo Zapata

Malas Decisiones
Directed by Ronny Canario

Unlocked
Directed by Gerard Mendez

Wait For Me
Directed by Julius B. Kelly

Afraid of the Night
Directed by Larry Rosen

The Joker
Directed by Brandon Medina

Benaras - the unexplored attachments
Directed by Amartya Bhattacharyya

It Requires Sacrifice
Directed by Ruben Rodriguez

Catslaughter
Directed by Humberto Guzman

The Boys
Directed by Frank Gigante

Screening on 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 7:00 PM
William V. Musto Cultural Center
420 - 15th Street, Union City, NJ

Refreshments
Free Admission