NY Dog Film Festival

Saturday, February 01, 2020


The NY Dog Film Festival™ is an annual celebration of the love between dogs and their people,  through short films from around the world that inspire, educate and entertain.  The producers of the film have agreed to give a portion of the proceeds to Schenectady county’s Animal Protective Foundation.

These films are free of physical or verbal abuse toward people or animals. The only tears you might shed would be tears of joy for happy endings. The programs are DESIGNED FOR ADULT AUDIENCES but can be enjoyed by all members of the family, including MATURE CHILDREN. 120 minutes.

See below for list of individual titles.


Included in this collection:

Unexpected (2 min) An animated tale with an unexpected ending.

Shit Happens (2 min) A mime demonstrates what happens when you don’t “Pick It Up.”

Esther – Saving Castaways (6 min) A documentary chronicling a prison program for unwanted dogs trained by inmates: an unlikely union that changes both man and dog.

Elvis: The Lonely Hunter of Circle Beach (5 min) A remote Long Island beach. A tough little dog named Elvis.  His search for the elusive Buried Bagel.

Dog Power (25 min) A dynamic documentary following the glorious canine/human athletes competing together in international competitions for shared outdoor sports.

I Rescue Senior Dogs (5 min) – A documentary about Sherri Franklin, the founder of Muttville, a last-chance rescue for senior dogs in San Francisco.

About a Dog (16 min) A charming story about an antisocial book editor, who reluctantly fosters a dog, which brings her out of shell and introduces her to love.

It’s a Potcake Life (30 min) A heart-warming documentary following the indigenous stray dogs of the Bahamas – called Potcakes – and the happy endings facilitated by an island of dedicated rescuers.

A Dog’s Life (8 min) – An animated interpretation of a dog’s view of an ordinary day in his life.

Well Groomed (8 min) A colorfully-hued documentary peeking into the colorful, passionate world of competitive creative dog grooming.

Imperfect Adventure (5 min) A beautifully philosophical journal of one woman’s trip across North America in a motorcycle, with her dog in the sidecar, overcome her doubts and fears.

Ooh la la (1 min) A witty animation Inspired by the French Poodle. 

* Programming subject to change.


Saturday, February 1 at 1pm
$9 Adults; $6 Seniors, Students w/ID


Personal Responsibility Statement: Proctors prides itself on offering a diverse selection of arts entertainment. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every person or for all ages. Patrons are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the shows we offer in order to make informed decisions prior to purchasing tickets.

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