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Binghamton Film Weekend







Join us for the second annual Binghamton Babylon International Film Festival, The Rod Serling Film Festival, The Art of Binghamton gallery show opening and The Art Mission and Theater’s 10 Year Birthday Party all during the City of Binghamton’s first official Binghamton Film Weekend!  
Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017!


Friday, October 6, 2017








Art of Binghamton is a premiere gallery experience of art created by local artists.  Each piece is a unique representation of Binghamton – past, present or future. This year’s Art of Binghamton event is based on Binghamton’s Sesquicentennial entitled, Art of Binghamton: Celebrating 150 Years of Art, the city’s past, innovation, progress, and beauty. Admission to the opening reception is free to the public. Music will be provided by Devinne Meyers. FREE ADMISSION!


Saturday, October 7, 2017








A talk back with the filmmakers will conclude each block



Too Many Zoots / Ethan Scarduzio (5:05) — (music video)

An original music video featuring the popular subway buskers, “Too Many Zoots”, directed by Binghamton University Alum Ethan Scarduzio.


Night Diver: Japanese Dream Pools / Brian Callaghan (2:17) — (music video)

In anticipation of his debut album, NIGHT DIVER, musician, filmmaker, and Binghamton native, Brian Callaghan, premieres his first music video at the Binghamton Babylon.


Bigfoot’s Love Slave / Heather Tom (4:02) — (music video)

A field researcher gets more than she bargained for when she encounters something wild in the woods. A raunchy music video parody from Santino DeAngelo and Michael Einfeld’s Vegas-aimed Burlesque comedy, “PORN AWARDS: The Musical”.


Misere / Liam Walsh — (narrative)

Haunted by his grim past, an old priest must confront the supernatural powers of his brother. 6-time Rod Serling Film Fest winner Liam Walsh premieres his first film at the Binghamton Babylon. Written by regional playwright and local favorite, Sean Walsh. 


2PM Tickets



Nocturnal / Alfonso Gueverra (15:11) — (documentary)

This documentary is based on reflections made by photographer and professor, Joe Ziolkoski, on the eve of a retrospective solo exhibition in 2016. These are a collection of figurative vintage silver gelatin photographic prints dealing with loss and change during the beginning of the AIDS crisis in the LGBT Community of the 1980’s & 1990’s.

Prysia’s Garden / Miso Suchy (10:46) — (documentary)

A quiet rumination on exile, photography and transplanting roots, this short tells the story of two women: an aging refugee, and a photographer/daughter of refugees.


Goodnight Mom / Sara Luu (7:50) — (narrative)

A daughter explores her troubled relationship with her late mom through abstract memories.


3PM Tickets 



Golden Time / Atefeh Rahmani (23:18) — (narrative) 

In present day Iran, a couple with dubious political intentions abduct a child.


Karma / Scott Danzig (10:32) — (narrative)

Just before a talented marketing agent delivers the most important presentation of her career, her daughter calls, armed with a magical book, to talk about a cat she feels has been slighted.


Must Love Coffee / Tyler Downey (3:50) — (narrative)

Using coffee as a representation of the everyday, this film reflects the normalcy of love in all its forms. Whether or not you drink it, all must love coffee.


 4PM Tickets



How to Spice Up Your Marriage / Bassem Eldaker (6:56) — (narrative)

A desperate man searches the internet for an idea that will hopefully save his boring marriage.


Serenity / Heather Tom (7:04) — (narrative)

After successful showings at Cannes, Hollywood Shorts, and LA Shorts, 5-time Emmy Winner Heather Tom brings her acclaimed meditation on substance abuse and redemption to the Binghamton Babylon.  


Gym Class Stories / Brian McCann (21:52) — (narrative)

Binghamton University Alum, Brian McCann, debuts at the Binghamton Babylon with his second short, GYM CLASS STORIES, which follows the life and legacy of a popular high school athlete turned gym teacher.


5PM Tickets



The Victor and Esther Rozen Foundation Award for Best in Festival will be presented.















10 Year Birthday Party Fundraiser for the Art Mission and Theater!

8PM WSKG’s Twilight Zone live episode of The Walking Distance will be screened.9PM Art Mission and Theater Board President and filmmaker Santino DeAngelo will present a short film celebrating the history of the Art Mission and Theater.
Donor Recognition of the 10K for 10 Years Campaign. Donate Here!
Dinner provided by





Birthday Party Tickets



Sunday, October 8, 2017











Rod Serling Film Festival 3PM 

The Rod Serling Film Festival is held in of honor Rod Serling and his work, which has had a lasting influence on the television industry and media creation. The Festival seeks to inspire the next generation of filmmakers.

Admission $10 to support the Art Mission and Theater.

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