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Wednesday, March 8 • 6:00pm - 7:38pm
Short Film Block #1

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Screening order:

La Invitacion (Sleepover) directed by Susana Casares
No Soy Yo (This Isn't Me) directed by Manfred López
Counter Act directed by Heath Affolter
Promise directed by Tian Xie
A State of Emergency directed by Tarek Roehlinger
Dryad directed by Thomas Vernay
Love is a Sting directed by Vincent Gallagher
The Boy by the Sea directed by Vasily Chuprina

Short Films
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Counter Act

USA PremiereCanada -  15 minutesWriter/Director: The Affolter BrothersProducer: The Affolter BrothersCast: Teal Fiddler, J. Alex Brinson, Naika Toussaint, Cameron Bright, Louis Ferreira, Chelah HorsdalWhen Alice, a naïve young woman having lunch in a diner circa 1960, joins Mary... Read More →
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Nebraska PremiereFrance -  12 minutesWriter/Director: Thomas VernayProducer: Olivier Berlemont et Emilie DuboisCast: Elaura Thomasson, David VigrouxThe wind blows, noises of armor resound. A knight escorts a young woman athwart plains. The thunder begins to scold, clouds invade the... Read More →
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A State of Emergency

Nebraska premiereGermany/France -  12 minutesDirector: Tarek RoehlingerWriter: Andrej Sorin, Tarek RoehlingerCast: Moussa Sylla, Rémy Ferreira, Julien Courbey, Ridwane BellawellA movie about a society in fear. It is the story of two soldiers in the everyday life of Paris guarding... Read More →
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No Soy Yo (This Isn't Me)

USA PremiereMexico - 3 minutesWriter/Director: Manfred Lopez GremProducer: Manfred Lopez Grem, Victor Solorio SilvaCast: Regina Pavón Durán, Claudia Ramírez Silva, Christopher Contreras CortésCar accidents are one of the leading causes of death. This film explores the harrowing... Read More →
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Nebraska premiereChina - 16 minutesDirector: Tian XieWriter: Tian Xie & Chu SumingProducer: Tian Xie & Fu ChengCast: Feng LinhuaDeep in Yunnan, China, simple peasant parents have raised a smart boy. But life for the family has become impossible financially, so the parents take jobs... Read More →
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The Boy by the Sea

Nebraska premiereNetherlands -  7 minutesDirector: Vasily ChuprinaWriter: Andreas IllmerProducer: Vasily ChuprinaCast: Ad van Kempen, Rom ElzakkersThe story of an unlikely friendship. A young boy sitting by the sea, watching the stones he throws disappear beneath the surface. An... Read More →
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La Invitacion (The Sleepover)

Nebraska premiereSpain -  14 minutesWriter/Director: Susana CasaresProducer: María Zamora, Gema VidalCast: Patricia Arbues, Teresa Soria Ruano, Rodrigo PoisónPushed by the fear of losing her friends, Silvia (10) has invited them to a sleepover... but things can be complicated when... Read More →
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Love is a Sting

Nebraska premiereIreland -  18 minutesDirector: Vincent GallagherWriter: Benjamin ClearyProducer: Ian Hunt DuffyCast: Ciarán Hinds, Seán T. Ó'MeallaighWritten by Academy Award® Winner Benjamin Cleary, ‘Love is a Sting’ tells the story of struggling children’s book writer... Read More →

Wednesday March 8, 2017 6:00pm - 7:38pm CST
Village Pointe Cinema - #16 304 N 174th St