RIFF 2015 FEATURE FILMS
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2015
RIFF Feature Film #5: "Dreams of You & Me"
Preceded by short film "The Joke's On You"
directed by Adrian Colon & Ron Saunders
Sunday, August 30, 2015
6:00-8:30pm: Screening + Filmmakers Q&A
Rahway International Film Festival Feature Film Presentation - "DREAMS OF YOU & ME" directed by Angel Nieves.
The screening will be preceded by short film "The Joke's On You" directed by Adrian Colon & Ron Saunders. Following the feature presentation, there will be a Q&A with the filmmakers & cast.
Afterwards, please join us for the Closing Night Party & Awards Ceremony to end the night at Patria Latin Bistro! Show your ticket to ANY of the weekend's events for entry!
All festival tickets include free admission to the Saturday Lobby Networking Hour at 8PM, which will serve complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. All tickets also include admission to our Opening Night & Closing Night After-Parties, offering a complimentary light buffet and Happy Hour bar pricing. Come join the fun!
10% of ticket proceeds will be donated to the charities "Integrity House" & "National Alliance on Mental Illness".
"Dreams of You & Me"
Feature Narrative | Runtime: 1:38:00
Country of Origin: New York, USA
Synopsis: A young banker has a dream one night that he will meet the girl of his dreams. When he meets her, she turns out to be homeless. He rejects her in favor of a model, but the banker keeps running into the homeless girl, and the two may share a bond.
Director | Writer | Producer: Angel Nieves
Angel Nieves is an award-winning filmmaker, screenwriter and editor. His short film The Fear won 1st prize at The New York Underground Film Festival, BPM Film Festival and a Jury Prize at The NY Short Film Expo. He is a professional film and television editor, working on shows such as Pawn Stars and Say Yes to the Dress. Dreams of You & Me is Angel's first feature film. He served as the film's writer, director, producer, editor and composer.
Also in attendance: Actors Merritt Reid (Ted), Samantha Talbott (Rachel), Alfonso Ramirez (Father), & Roberto Sanabria (Thug).
"The Joke's On You"
Short Documentary | Runtime: 25:00
Country of Origin: New Jersey, USA
Synopsis: Adrian Colón, an up and coming comedian from New Jersey, struggles with anxiety and troubles in his past as he tries to return to the stage after a 2 year hiatus.
Co-Director: Adrian Colón (in attendance)
Adrian Colón is a NJ based comic, writer, producer and filmmaker. Apart from being a stand up comic, Adrian has written and produced award winning short films and commercials. He is currently writing a pilot and planning to relocate to LA.
Co-Director: Ron Saunders
Ron Saunders Jr is an L.A. based producer and filmmaker, who founded Cinema-Styles a one stop shop for film & video production in 2012. Saunders has directed, lensed and edited, award winning short & feature length films, as well as produced video for corporate and commercial mediums. He has worked with Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men, Kimber Eastwood Producer and daughter of Clint Eastwood, Grammy award winning Producer Gene Grimaldi, SevenFriday Watches and Contact Photo Lab to name a few.