Screenings & Keynote Speakers

All screenings take place at The Linda, 339 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206


Meet Our Keynote Speakers (9:30am Nov 1st)

Kallen Blair is a New York City based actor, producer, and writer originally from Memphis, TN.   She co-produced and created ABLE:  A SERIES (see teaser below) about disability inclusion in entertainment, now streaming on Amazon Prime.  As an actor she has played a lead in indie-feature This Day Forward and co-starred on Nashville and A Crime to Remember.
Alie B. Gorrie, an actor, producer (ABLE), teaching artist, and inclusion consultant based out of NYC.  Alie B. travels to regional theaters and NY-based companies and serves as an inclusion and access consultant.   She happens to be visually impaired and hopes to educate, equip, and empower disability inclusion allies world-wide.

Tickets to Screening of ABLE and Q&A with Filmmakers (7:30pm, Fri, Nov. 1st)

Screening 1:  7:30pm Friday, November 1, 2019 

ABLE: A SERIES … about disability inclusion in entertainment.

Q&A with filmmakers Kallen Blair & Allie B. Gorrie, moderated by Donna Pennell




Screening 2:  Saturday, Nov 2nd        Sneak Peak at Works-in-Progress

Come and join us for a sampling of film projects advancing forward through the Northeast Filmmakers Lab.  Saturday’s screening is a Sneak Peek presentation of selections from a documentary in progress, BENEDICT ARNOLD:  HERO BETRAYED narrated by Martin Sheen.   


Benedict Arnold was a great champion of the cause for American Independence … until his country betrayed him.

Q&A with filmmakers Tom Mercer & Anthony Vertucci moderated by Mike Camoin.

A 5pm Industry Mixer @ The Linda precedes the Sneak Peek Presentation.