The Rochester International Film Festival kicks off Thursday, with a variety of films, documentaries, and animations submitted by independent filmmakers. We meet some of them, including:
- Joseph Bellavia, Rochester-based director of Long John
- Pete Ireland, Sydney, Australia-based producer, writer, and director of Chip
- Ian Massry, cinematographer, storyline producer, and editor of 59 Days of Independence
- Josephine Perini, media, hospitality/events coordinator for Movies on a Shoestring, Inc.