Highlights of the 2008
Teaneck International Film Festival
Major sponsor Davis, Saperstein & Salomon also provided venue for screenings Jewish Center of Teaneck: venue for "Not Broken" screening
The TIFF steering committee, left to right: Ellen Rand, executive director; Stephanie McCaw, treasurer; Rhona Herman, director of volunteers; Judy Distler, fundraising and PR director; and Eva Tobias, marketing director At Kickoff party at Holy Name Hospital (l. to r.): Jackie Kates, community relations, Holy Name; Ellen Rand, executive director of TIFF; Judy Distler, fundraising and PR director, TIFF; Deborah Witcher Jackson, National Coalition of 100 Black Women/Bergen-Passic Chapter; Jane Ellis, marketing director, Holy Name Chamber music at kickoff party by the Bergen Philharmonic Members of National Coalition of 100 Black Women/Bergen-Passaic Chapter enjoying perks of film sponsorship at kickoff party held at Holy Name Hospital
TIFF marketing director Eva Tobias (left) and executive director Ellen Rand thanking Minnie Adams, arts chair of Bergen County Links, for film sponsorship Dr. Benjamin Rosenbluth of Holy Name Hospital played sweet movie music and his own compositions at kickoff party Dr. Benjamin Rosenbluth (center) congratulated on his performance by TIFF sponsors Samuel Davis (left) and Garry Salomon (right) of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon Sandi Klein, left, news anchor of WINS and Jay Dow, right, CBS-TV reporter, interview State Sen. Loretta Weinberg on opening night
Media coverage of opening night at the Teaneck Intl. Film Festival Young filmmakers, whose shorts were featured at the festival, enjoy a casual moment at the kickoff party The crowds gathered for opening night TIFF treasurer Stephanie McCaw selling stylish T-shirts
WINS news anchor Sandi Klein (left), sharing a light moment with Bob McGrath and Philip Bosco at Puffin Cultural Forum Brenda Murphy of National Coalition of 100 Black Women/Bergen-Passaic Chapter, introducing filmmaker Margaret Brown at "The Order of Myths" screening Filmmaker Margaret Brown answering audience questions about "The Order of Myths" Ellen Rand, Jackie Kates and Lauren Hooker introducing "The Golem," special program co-sponsored by TIFF and Teaneck Festival of Arts
Peter Travers, film critic for Rolling Stone magazine, hosted "The Golem" screening Tom Nazziola (standing, center) composer score and conductor of BQE Project, playing music written specifically for "The Golem." Peter Travers and Tom Nazziola discuss the musical process behind "The Golem" score Tom Nazziola and Peter Travers discussing "The Golem"
Robin Granat of Classic Residence by Hyatt discussing challenges of dealing with aging parents after screening of "The Sandwich Generation" Carol DeVoe, who worked with filmmakers of "The Sandwich Generation," discussing how the documentary was shot. Director Reginald Turner (left) listens to survivor telling her story, one of many featured in the film "Before They Die," about 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Director Reginald Turner, answering audience questions about "Before They Die," the Bergen County Links-sponsored film
Producer Matt Lavine (left) addresses audience at "Four Seasons Lodge," following screening. Regina Peterseil, featured in film, participated in talkback with audience. Producer Matt Lavine continues discussion about "Four Seasons Lodge" after the talkback and screening. Sesame Street star Bob McGrath with some of children attending "Kid Flix Mix" -- a program of outstanding shorts from around the globe Filmmaker and script supervisor Martha Pinson hosted a program of Spanish shorts, held at Puffin Cultural Forum
Renowned actor Philip Bosco (right) discussing "The Winslow Boy," at screening, with actor Bob Milli