Indie Film Fest 2022 Program

ACT 1 THURSDAY 2 | 10 6:30PM + 8:45 PM

LoveBind-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

MUSIC VIDEO

DIRECTOR ANNA ROSE DUCKWORTH

Myfriendstheplants-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTIONAL COMEDY SHORT

SYNOPSIS: A mockumentary horror-comedy depicting an awkward woman's difficulty being a familiar to vampire plants.

DIRECTOR CHRISTINE CELLOZI

SOMBRAS-OfficialSelection-2022

ANIMATED SHORT

SYNOPSIS: A journey across the desert leaves two individuals with hopes and dreams but with a tough decision to make.

DIRECTOR Marc "GIVE.ME.MAS" Sanchez

Thisversionofyou-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTIONAL DRAMA SHORT

SYNOPSIS: Lucy has murdered her best friend. While the blood pools on the kitchen floor, Lucy walks the house they shared, haunted by images of every time her friend put her first. But is the body in the kitchen real, or is it just a manifestation of the shame Lucy feels for never being good enough?

DIRECTOR AMANDA DAHL

Trike-OfficialSelection-2022

EXPERIMENTAL SHORT

DIRECTOR GISSELLE BONILLA

Imnotarobot-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTIONAL SCI FI SHORT

SYNOPSIS: Desperate to find the perfect new employee during a job interview, a weary office manager discovers that his new recruit is not what he seems.

DIRECTOR BRIAN OLLIVER

ThePeoplewhofedus-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

SYNOPSIS:

Some say Singapore's hawker culture is a dying art & a fading food heritage. We watch their refined skills, listen to their quiet strength, and feel their firm devotion.This video montage is a humble ode to the honed culinary skill & diligent preparations of those who fed us & filled us up with love.A legacy, almost impossible to emulate.

DIRECTOR DANIELLE GRACE TAN

Xrook$-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTIONAL COMEDY SHORT

SYNOPSIS: When a liquor store heist goes wrong, two amateur thieves must outsmart the professional crook that had just robbed the same store hours earlier.

DIRECTOR ANDY CHEN

Mishandled-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTIONAL DRAMA SHORT

DIRECTOR SAMANTHA MARIE WARE

UNpackingspace-showcase

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

DIRECTOR MATTY STEINKAMP

Citiesofladies-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

VIRTUAL REALITY SHORT ANIMATED DOCUMENTARY

SYNOPSIS: Cities of Ladies is an immersive poetic animation documentary trilogycreated through multi-disciplinary art practices to foster hope, change and promote self-development; through the exploration and recognition of personal views and ideologies.

DIRECTOR KIM NOCE

ACT 2 FRIDAY 2 | 11 5PM + 7 PM

 

Freedom-OfficialSelection-2022

MUSIC VIDEO

DIRECTOR ANN CABANO

Lightsinthedark-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTIONAL SCI FI SHORT

SYNOPSIS: Lights in the Dark follows Isaac, an eight-year-old boy who doesn't know how to play. Isaac is the only child of a single mother. He forsakes play, believing that he must take on the persona of a mature adult in order to "take care" of his family.

DIRECTOR DYLAN NEWMAN

GodlyDreams-OfficialSelection-2022

MUSIC VIDEO

CONCEPT AND ANIMATION BY LAWRENCE MARQUEZ

SONG BY MEGA RAN

BeyondtheModel-OfficialSelection-2022

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

SYNOPSIS: After the assaults and discrimination of Asians because of COVID-19, this film shines a light on what it is like be a “model minority” in an increasingly divided America.

DIRECTOR JESSICA LIN

LoveBind-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

MUSIC VIDEO

DIRECTOR ANNA ROSE DUCKWORTH

Skeletonofamoth-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

SHORT ANIMATED DOCUMENTARY

SYNOPSIS: Skeleton of a Moth' is a short documentary animation made by Emma Kay Smith about the emotional difficulties and social pressures that affect teenage girls of today.

DIRECTED BY EMMA KAY SMITH

SOMBRAS-OfficialSelection-2022

ANIMATED SHORT

SYNOPSIS: A journey across the desert leaves two individuals with hopes and dreams but with a tough decision to make.

DIRECTOR Marc "GIVE.ME.MAS" Sanchez

Xrook$-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTIONAL COMEDY SHORT

SYNOPSIS: When a liquor store heist goes wrong, two amateur thieves must outsmart the professional crook that had just robbed the same store hours earlier.

DIRECTOR ANDY CHEN

Home-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

MUSIC VIDEO

DIRECTOR JANNAT SOHAIL

Citiesofladies-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

VIRTUAL REALITY SHORT ANIMATED DOCUMENTARY

SYNOPSIS: Cities of Ladies is an immersive poetic animation documentary trilogycreated through multi-disciplinary art practices to foster hope, change and promote self-development; through the exploration and recognition of personal views and ideologies.

DIRECTOR KIM NOCE

ThePeoplewhofedus-OfficialSelection-2022
INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

SYNOPSIS:

Some say Singapore's hawker culture is a dying art & a fading food heritage. We watch their refined skills, listen to their quiet strength, and feel their firm devotion.This video montage is a humble ode to the honed culinary skill & diligent preparations of those who fed us & filled us up with love.A legacy, almost impossible to emulate.

DIRECTOR DANIELLE GRACE TAN

Twosands-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

SHORT FICTIONAL DRAMA

SYNOPSIS: As Garang struggles on his first day at high school in Australia, memories of being lost in South Sudan are triggered. When past and present collide, Garang must find a way to bridge the gap between where he is and where he's come from.

DIRECTOR POPPY VAN OORDE-GRAINGER

Imnotarobot-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTIONAL SCI FI SHORT

SYNOPSIS: Desperate to find the perfect new employee during a job interview, a weary office manager discovers that his new recruit is not what he seems.

DIRECTOR BRIAN OLLIVER

CrystalBall-OfficialSelection-2022

MUSIC VIDEO

DIRECTOR CORY DAVIS

SONG BY PAPER FOXES

CommunityPowerAZ-OfficialSelection-2022

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

DIRECTOR PITA JUAREZ

 

Metube-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

FICTIONAL SCI FI SHORT

SYNOPSIS:  The third part of the internationally award-winning MeTube short film series. This time the intergalactic music nerds August and Elfi conquer the opera stage and orchestrate their final adventure in an opulent manner.

DIRECTOR DANIEL MOSHEL

ACT 3 SATURDAY 2 | 12 7PM

Sugar-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTION DRAMA SHORT

DIRECTOR JIN

Timothee-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

FICTION SCI FI SHORT

Synopsis: Timothee is a story of a humanoid boy trying to navigate life in the northern part of Nigeria as he finds himself in a series of misfortunate events that come as a result of his past.

DIRECTOR GODWIN JOSIAH

TheReburialOfJackieBrett-OfficialSelection-2022

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

FICTIONAL DRAMA SHORT

SYNOPSIS: Set in Ireland in 1921 at the height of the war of Independence a young IRA man was accidentally shot and fearing his body would be found by the British Army he was secretly reburied in at the middle of a turnip field. this film follows the events of that night as tensions rise and family disputes come to the surface as they dig a grave not just to bury a body but also the past.

DIRECTOR KEVIN HUGHES

VoicesOfTheGrandCanyon-OfficialSelection-2022

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Synopsis: Voices Of the Grand Canyon Synopsis: The more you learn, the deeper the Grand Canyon gets. Hear firsthand stories from people who know the canyon best. Before the Grand Canyon was a national park, it was the ancestral homeland of Native peoples. Hear the voices of Grand Canyon speak.

DIRECTOR DEIDRA PEACHES

KillMeDaddy-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTION COMEDY SHORT

Synopsis: Maya preps for a date with James, but when she shares his profile with her roommates, they recognize him as the subject of the true crime podcast, "Kill Me Daddy." Afraid to turn the accused murderer down, Maya agrees to go on a hike with James. Her friends Adriana and Joyce follow close behind. Although spooked, Maya finds herself charmed by James. But when he tries to kiss her, she startles and starts choking.

DIRECTOR CLAUDIA RESTREPO

Cadence-OfficialSelection-2022
INTERNATIONAL SELECTION
SHORT DOCUMENTARY
DIRECTOR GREG HEMMINGS
ToroDeoOro-OfficialSelection-2022

FICTION DRAMA SHORT

DIRECTOR PEDRO PEREZ NUNEZ