Local Element: Works from Westchester

LOCAL ELEMENT: Works from Westchester was created with the intent of providing a public platform to showcase new work, foster emerging talent and help build a stronger sense of community among area filmmakers with JBFC at the nexus.  The series will run throughout the year and will highlight the best short and feature length documentaries, narratives, experimental and music videos from local residents.



“Extraordinarily accomplished.” (New Yorker)

Brandy Burre gave up a recurring role on HBO’s “The Wire” to start a family. When she decided to reclaim her professional life, her carefully crafted domestic world began to crumble. Part melodrama, part cinema verité, Actress is a poetic, critically acclaimed exploration of a complicated woman starring in an intensely personal movie of her own life.

Q&A Beacon residents Brandy Burre and filmmaker Robert Greene. Burre also appears in Listen Up Philip (2014) and Good Funk (2015). Robert Greene, named one of the 10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2014 by The Independent, received the 2014 Vanguard Artist Award from the San Francisco DocFest. His previous films include Fake It So Real and Kati With an I.

Local Element provides a public showcase for new work, fosters emerging talent, and helps build a stronger community among area filmmakers.

Part of ARTSEE, the Festival of New Work in Westchester

Robert Greene. 2014. 86 m. NR. USA. Cinema Guild.

Fri. May 15   7:30 PM

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)