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POLAROIDS

Running Time: 0:10

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2
Date/Time: Saturday @ 6:00PM


Synopsis:
Ari Thomson has just separated from her husband, Kaiser, and moved into a new house. Kaiser is unwilling to let go of the relationship so easily and the two get into a fight while Ari is unpacking. Kaiser storms out and Ari is left alone. When Ari goes to the attic later she discovers a wooden trunk filled with Polaroid pictures and an older Polaroid camera. After she takes her picture the pictures start to move and her body begins to fade away. Meanwhile, Kaiser has returned to try and make things right with Ari, but she doesn’t answer the door when he knocks. As Ari fades away completely Kaiser tells her he’s going to give her the space she wants, and leaves.


Website: http://www.polaroidsshortfilm.com
Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/PolaroidsShortFilm?fref=ts




MY GIRL ROSE

Running Time: 0:14

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2 & 3
Date/Time: Saturday @ 6:00PM (RM#2) & Sunday @ 5PM (RM#3)


Synopsis:
Racial tension runs high in 1969 Lakeland, Florida -- a small, close-minded southern town. Two high-school students, Rose and Jude, find themselves bonding over a common cause: having an integrated prom. As their interracial relationship grows closer, they soon discover that bringing the school together will be harder than they could have ever imagined. This story is inspired by the true events of integration in Lakeland, Florida's high school in the late 1960's. Separate is NEVER equal.


Website:http://www.mygirlrose.com
Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/mygirlrosefilm?fref=ts




FRAGMENTATION (TRAFFIC)

Running Time: 0:05

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 3
Date/Time: Sunday @ 3:30PM


Synopsis:
After finding a blue ribbon, a young girl reflects on the events that lead her into a dark room. Troubled by her current situation, her state of being is frightened by what's to come.




DORIAN - GEORGIA PREMIERE

Running Time: 0:13

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 3
Date/Time: Sunday @ 3:30PM


Synopsis:
Dorian, a vulnerable and insecure photographer, is a harsh judge of his work and by extension, his long-time friend and muse,Lily. Dorian struggles to maintain control of his repressed desires when her attention shifts to pursuing her new flame, Harvey. A series of troubling dreams leave Dorian haggard and paranoid. His subconscious cracks, unleashing the ugly truths behind his vicious jealousy. Dorian is left with irreversible damage and open eyes to his tragedy.




CHASING THE RABBIT

Running Time: 0:22

Film Type: Non-Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2
Date/Time: Saturday @ 11:00AM


Synopsis:
A short documentary about a teenage boy and his father taking a journey across the country in an effort to find the father/grandfather who left their family 50 years ago.




BY THE TAIL

Running Time: 0:14

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 3
Date/Time: Sunday @ 3:30PM


Synopsis:
"An eccentric football superstar attempts to win over his teenage daughter with the perfect birthday gift… a fully-grown Bengal tiger."


Website:http://bythetailfilm.tumblr.com/
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjaK9iInnWE



BYROAD

Running Time: 0:09

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 3
Date/Time: Sunday @ 3:30PM


Synopsis:
Adrift and searching for a way to define himself, naïve Miles decides to travel across the country to experience life to the fullest. But upon taking a back road, Miles stumbles onto a violent hit-and-run and the young boy who was left behind. Now Miles must confront a series of choices he’d never thought he’d have to make, a process that shows him what kind of person he truly is.




BERNARD DIED - GEORGIA PREMIERE

Running Time: 0:08

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2
Date/Time: Saturday @ 6:00PM


Synopsis:
A young boy struggles to understand death when his goldfish dies on the day of his grandmother’s funeral.

Facebook Page:http://www.facebook.com/bernarddied



ANOMIE

Running Time: 0:13

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2
Date/Time: Saturday @ 6:00PM


Synopsis:
Awakened by a midnight fever dream, a nameless woman tries to escape her memories of a heinous crime, the youthful face of its perpetrator, and an overwhelming sense of doom.

Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/Anomiefilm
Trailer:https://vimeo.com/98065181



Student Film Screenings

THE PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST:

WHEN THE LIGHTS TURN OFF

Running Time: 0:24

Film Type: Non-Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2

Date/Time: Saturday @ 6:00PM


Synopsis:
The short documentary film opens with an introduction from J. Holiday, an R&B recording artist, explaining who he is, what music means to him, and why he sings.
The film, decorated with live performances and street interviews, explores the factors responsible for J. Holiday's stagnant career, while It also researches the team which surrounds the artist. The filmmaker documents his current whereabouts and J. Holidays account of his musical disappearance in 2010.
By the filmmaker's attempts in shadowing J.Holiday, domestically and internationally, as he attempts to regain his fans, the story unfolds as to why he 'fell-off' and what he currently faces in the struggle to stay relevant in a constantly changing music business.


Website: http://tiannahbruce.wix.com/elevenjoints




HASHI

Running Time: 0:09

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2
Date/Time: Saturday @ 6:00PM


Synopsis:
After her parents move to Japan without her, a twenty-something finds comfort in cooking Japanese food in an attempt to realize her identity.




July 31-Aug 2, 2015

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SWEET NOTHINGS - WORLD PREMIERE

Running Time: 0:12

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2
Date/Time: Sunday @ 3:30PM


Synopsis:

It’s a regular day at Luna Chang’s cafe, when her mother makes a surprise visit. Mrs. Chang threatens to shut down the cafe unless Luna, a twenty-eight year old Chinese-American, agrees to an arranged marriage. With the help of her friend, Terri, Luna has one week to find Mr. Right. If she does not succeed, she must make the difficult decision to choose an arrange marriage or face losing her cafe.


Website:http://sweetnothingsfilm.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SweetNothingsFilm



SPRACHLOS - GEORGIA PREMIERE

Running Time: 0:05

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2
Date/Time: Saturday @ 6:00PM


Synopsis:
Frustrated with his attempts at communication, a man eventually finds his voice through mime.  An homage to the aesthetic of old silent films.




JUNE BORN IN MAY - GEORGIA PREMIERE

Running Time: 0:07

Film Type: Fiction

Country: USA

Screening Room: 2
Date/Time: Saturday @ 6PM


Synopsis:
An incredibly squeamish girl, June, attempts to get the attention of her high school crush Caleb Michael, by signing up for the school blood drive he’s working at.