'Snapped,' 'Macbeth' to preem
The 16th annual Long Island Film Festival, running May 20-23 and five Wednesdays in June announced the pics slated to unspool at this year’s fest, to be held at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.The fest will open with the psychological thriller “The Farmhouse,” directed by Marcus Spiegel and starring Blythe Danner. The feature will be preceded by two shorts, “The Floys of Neighborly Lane” by Danielle Faraldo and “Tropical Charlene” by Kiran Ramchandran. The fest will exhibit international and domestic features, including the world premieres of Gretchen Somerfeld’s comedy “Interruptions,” Paul Echeverria’s coming-of-age drama “Sol Y Lluvia,” and Robert Saitzyk’s “After the Flood.” The Gaby Hoffmann, Seymour Cassel starrer “Snapped” and the Gloria Reuben, John Glover starrer “Macbeth in Manhattan” will have their N.Y. premieres at the fest, with a reception following the screenings. Additional shorts that will screen at the fest include “Holy Tortilla” by Lauren Ivy Ciong, “Allure” by Charlene Barker and “Good Grief” by Catherine McCarthy. Sponsors of the fest include the New York State Council on the Arts, Suffolk County Film Office, Digital Projections Inc. and the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. For ticket info, call (516) 288-1500.
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