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2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Saturday, October 25 • 10:00am - 11:45am
Young Filmmakers Shorts Program

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USA, 4 min
Writer/Director: Nick Ramey

What does it mean to ‘see your life flash before your eyes?’ This experimental film captures that moment in an incredible way.

 

Fred
USA, 9 min
Writer/Director: Sarti Sandler

The impossible true story of a Jewish man who lived through the Holocaust and now makes it his life’s work to discover beauty everywhere.

 

Uncollared
USA, 7 min
Writer/Director: Tyler Johns

A powerful look at what it’s like to pursue the American Dream in the face of poverty in one of the roughest cities in America.

 

Stay
USA, 3 min
Writer/Director: Gabrielle Giacomo

An intimate sister-relationship comes to an abrupt end. This short film explores what it means to move on from mourning and grief to remembering happier times.

 

Special is Just a Word
USA, 7 min
Writer/Director: Abby Thompson

Everybody knows love can be confusing. But this Bermuda Triangle of young love will prove it can be even more complicated than you can imagine.

 

Sometimes I Dream
USA, 5 min
Writer/Director: Clay Bloodworth

An inspiring and hope-filled documentary following a rising gridiron star in the ultra-competitive world of Florida football.

 

Reality TV
USA, 7 min
Writer/Director: Travis Daves

Television might be getting a little too real. Watch as your average viewer becomes literally wrapped up in his viewing selections.

 

Plastic Bag
USA, 10 min
Writer/Director: Elisabetta Diorio

When you’re buried beneath disappointment and failure, there’s no telling what will make you snap. Or just how sweet small victories can be.

 

Tight Jeans and Broken Dreams: The Rebirth of Mickey Ross
USA, 11 min
Writer: Joseph Duncan
Director: Raphael Krigel

A washed-up, rock and roll has-been tries to get the band back together. The catch: everyone else has moved on. Way on.

 

Gifted
USA, 3 min
Writer/Director: Grace Doyle

Uber-competitive friends try to give their friend the best birthday gift in the world. Things get a little carried away.

 

Vandals
USA, 7 min
Writer/Director: Dalton Cheatham

Two misdemeanor punks hold a philosophical debate on what it means to be a rebel in front of a blank brick wall begging to be tagged. Think Clerks meets puberty.

 

Alex and Eve
USA, 2 min
Writer/Director: Joe Shaffer

An over-anxious, would-be lothario tries to overcome the insurmountable pedestal he’s placed his lady love on to tell her how he really fills. Will he or won’t he?

 

Cleveland
USA, 5 min
Writer/Director: Jonah Goldberg

What do your friends say behind your back? Prepare to laugh, and prepare to be surprised.

 

Home
USA, 11 min
Writer/Director: Caitlin O’Brien

A heartbreaking drama about loneliness and finding solace in the least likely of places. Based on Ray Bradbury’s short story “There Will Come Soft Rains.”

 

Spark
USA, 2 min
Writer/Director: Kunal Dixit

A stop-motion short that explores fear, fright, and the power of light.

 

The Curse of the Mummy Queen
USA, 12 min
Writer: Joseph Duncan
Director: Raphael Krigel

A slightly misogynist archaeologist and Egyptologist sets off on an adventure to uncover an historical find. But the curse of the Mummy Queen might prove too much for him – or any man – to handle.

 

Reynold
USA, 3 min
Writer/Director: Cole Forson

A stop-motion wonder that follows a little guy trying to find his way—and a friend—in the big world.


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Saturday October 25, 2014 10:00am - 11:45am
Galaxy Highland 10 Theatre

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