Sunday NOVEMBER 8th

 
 

VIP Lounge Hours: 10:30am - 1:30pm
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- BLOCK ONE -
Shorts Program – 11:00am – Charleston Music Hall


SEPTEMBER SKETCHBOOK

Family (8 mins.) SC Premiere
Director/Writer/Producer: Ronnie Cramer

Synopsis: September Sketchbook is an experimental film created using old-school animation—over 5,400 drawings made with pen and paper. The film is abstract in nature, with sequences based on flags from around the world.


HTM

Drama (11 mins.) Sri Lanka, Southeast Premiere
Director/Writer: Sachi Ediriweera
Cast: Dominic Kellar, Yashodha Suriyapperuma, Marrissa Jansz

Synopsis: An urban bank worker finds his customer base threatened by the presence of a homeless musician begging for money on the street. 


TINY THINGS

Family/Drama (14 mins.) SC Premiere
Director: Laura Savia
Writer: Halley Zien
Producers: Allison Aaron, Christina Brucato, Erin Fritch, Mara Kassin and Halley Zien
Cast: Allison Aaron, Christina Brucato, Erin Fritch, Mara Kassin and Halley Zien

Synopsis: A woman unravels at her sister's baby shower, bringing the festivities to a screeching halt. 


14 JUILLET

Romance (7 mins.) France, East Coast Premiere
Director/Writer/Producer: Michael Barocas
Cast: Franáoise Bertin and Jacques Boudet

Synopsis: It's Bastille Day in Paris, and Renè has a date with Madeleine... 


TO DUST RETURN

Drama (10 mins.)
Director/Writer: Chris Peters
Producer: Adam Coleridge
Cast: Jennifer Morrison and Sam Jaeger

Synopsis: Sam Jaeger and Jennifer Morrison play a couple struggling to cope with the death of their newborn son. In his despair, the husband must transform how he sees his wife and find a way to accept her dark wisdom.


EL ALPINISTA

Comedy (3 mins.) Spain, SC Premiere
Directors/Writers/Producers: Adrian Ramos and Oriol Segarra
Cast: Manuel Bujan, Miguel De Cruz and Belen Puerta

Synopsis: It is rumored that Yeti has been seen on the northern slope of the mountain. That person who takes a photograph proving its existence will be awarded the prize of the Alpinists' Great Medal of Honor.


15CC

Drama/Science Fiction (6 mins.) World Premiere
Director/Writer: Mitchell Winkie
Producer: Will Cherry
Cast: Chris Degner and Annmarie Mignini

Synopsis: A desperate man attempts to relive memories with his estranged ex-wife by temporarily wiping her memory and invading her dreams. What starts off as a sweet, thoughtful dream for Annie quickly turns into an ugly, twisted nightmare. 


ONE ARMED MAN 

Drama (27 mins.)
Director: Tim Guinee
Writer: Horton Foote
Producers: Hallie Foote, Tim Guinee, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Bruno Michels
Cast: Charles Haid, Terry Kinney and John Magaru

Synopsis: In Oscar-winning writer Horton Foote’s chilling drama, One Armed Man, a wealthy cotton gin executive is confronted by a disgruntled former employee demanding the return of an arm lost in the gin’s machinery. 


THE RED THUNDER

Family/Comedy (6 mins.) SC Premiere
Director: Alvaro Ron
Writers: Rafael Alvarez, Alvaro Ron, Clara Viola
Producers: Greg Haggart, Alvaro Ron, Rosana Tomas
Cast: Allie Grant, Miles Heizer, Doug Olear, Karen Strassman

Synopsis: Sarah, a nerdy teenager, steals her mom's brand new car to go on a date with Danny, the boy she is in love with. Little does she know the vehicle hides a secret that will change her life forever. 


- BLOCK TWO -
Documentary Program – 1:00pm – Charleston Music Hall


WHEN PIGS SWIM

Documentary (15 mins.) SC Premiere
Director: Charles Allan Smith
Writer: Jeff Todd
Producers: Tyrone Munroe and Peter Nicholson

Synopsis: For many years people from around the world have visited the beautiful island of Exuma in the Bahamas, to see the peculiar yet cute phenomenon of the “swimming pigs.” Filmed throughout the magnificent waters of the Exuma Cays, this short documentary tries to find out where they came from, how they got there, and who put them there. 


DRIVING WITH SELVI

Documentary (74 mins.) Canada, Southeast Premiere
Director/Writer/Producer: Elisa Paloschi
Synopsis: Selvi, a former child bride, escapes her violent marriage and goes on to become South India’s first female taxi driver. This is the ten-year journey of a charming, strong, and courageous young woman who defies all expectations and creates a new life. 


AWARDS GALA at CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL
7:00 PM – Doors & Cocktail Reception
8:00 PM – Award Ceremony

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