The Fernandina Little Theatre will celebrate the art of non-fiction filmmaking during “Doctoberfest” starting Friday, October 11, an continuing through Sunday, October 13.
Doctoberfest will present six feature-length documentaries, including just released and award-winning films. Individual screening tickets are $8.The Early Bird Pass — good for the first two screenings each day — is $40. Advance tickets are available at The UPS Store in the Fernandina Beach Publix shopping center on Sadler Road. Remaining tickets will be available at the door at the Fernandina Little Theatre, 1014 Beech St.
For more information, visit www.ameliaflt.org or www.facebook.com/fernandinalittletheatre.
2013 Doctoberfest Schedule
Friday October 11:
4 p.m. Man on Wire
6:30 p.m. Good Ol’ Freda
8:30 p.m. Rejoice and Shout
Saturday October 12:
12 p.m. Blackfish
2 p.m. Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie
4 p.m. Follow Me
6:30 p.m. Man on Wire
8:30 p.m. Good Ol’ Freda
Sunday October 13:
11:30 a.m. Follow Me
1:30 p.m. Rejoice and Shout
4 p.m. Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie
6 p.m. Blackfish
2013 Doctoberfest Lineup
Blackfish. 2013. Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity. Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite. 83 min.
Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie. 2013. Before entire networks were built on populist personalities; before reality morphed into a TV genre; the masses fixated on a single, sociopathic star: controversial talk-show host Morton Downey, Jr. Directors: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger. 90 min.
Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story. 2012. The story of Yonatan Netanyahu, commander of an elite Israeli army commando unit involved in the hostage-rescue mission Operation Entebbe on July 4, 1976. Directors: Jonathan Gruber, Ari Daniel Pinchot. 87 min.
Good Ol’ Freda. 2013. Meet Freda Kelly, a shy Liverpudlian teenager asked to work as secretary for a young local band hoping to make it big: the Beatles. Director: Ryan White. 86 min.
Man on Wire. 2008. A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City’s World Trade Center’s twin towers in 1974, what some consider, “the artistic crime of the century.” Director: James Marsh. 94 min.
Rejoice & Shout. 2010. A jubilant journey through Gospel music’s 200-year history. Director: Don McGlynn. 115 min.