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Monday, April 11 • 5:20pm - 7:12pm
COMING OF AGE SHORTS 2

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Includes:

20x -
IN COMPETITION
20x is a true story. A live-action film of around eight minutes. A young man realizes he is in love with the beautiful Charlotte. They are like soulmates. They each love one another in their own way. The only thing holding him back is the first kiss, or at least so he thinks. A romantic journey of highs and lows, swaying between hope and desperation. A journey on which he learns that to truly love someone, you must first love yourself, and that hope dies last.
DIRECTOR: Timur Bartels
PRODUCER: Timur Bartels
WRITER: Timur Bartels
CAST: Timur Bartels, Ella-Maria Gollmer, Mark Dreesen
RUNTIME: 00:08:37
COUNTRY: Germany
LANGUAGE: German
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BLAST BEAT -
Blast Beat is a coming-of-age drama set in the year 2000 about Carly and Mateo. The brothers and their family are Colombian undocumented immigrants who have been living in the U.S. for only a year and are in the middle of a difficult and painful cultural transition. Nelly, The boys’ mother, is having an affair, and what’s worse is their role-model father, Ernesto, has been suddenly picked up by the Immigration Police and is getting deported. When the news of the deportation comes to light, Mateo tries to carry out a crazy plan that would reunite him with his father. Even though the brothers are ultimate rivals, Carly sets out to protect Mateo from his own madness and save the future of the family.
DIRECTOR: Esteban Arango
PRODUCER: Erick Castrillon, Ana Souza, Mario Rodriguez
WRITER: Esteban Arango, Erick Castrillon
CAST: Moises Arias, Mateo Arias, Bibiana Navas, Courtney Roberts
RUNTIME: 00:16:52
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English, Spanish
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I AM SAMI -
Living in a war zone, 10 year old Sami is forced to take decisions beyond his understanding; decisions that could deprive him of his childhood and change his life forever.
DIRECTOR: Kae Bahar
PRODUCER: Mark Blaney, Jackie Sheppard, Kae Bahar
WRITER: Kae Bahar
CAST: Nick Court, Bawar Landon
RUNTIME: 00:15:00
COUNTRY: UK, Iraq
LANGUAGE: English
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Macarrão -
On the brink of becoming a pre-teen, awkward and quirky Maccarão (Marcos) struggles to prove himself to the local group of tough kids who often tease him and of late have begun to beat him up. Marcos is used to the occasional rough housing but one day, after being beaten up and humiliated, he finds something out that inspires him to stand up to himself. With the help of a kind neighborhood storeowner, he tries to get strong enough to beat up his archenemy. Explored topics: Boyhood, bullying, imagination, play, inspiration, and transformation.
DIRECTOR: Iyabo Kwayana
PRODUCERS: Agneya Ferraz, Isabel Green, Ivan Rodrigues
WRITER: Iyabo Kwayana
RUNTIME: 00:19:19
COUNTRY: United States
LANGUAGE: Portuguese
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MOUTH SHUT -
Emma is 15. Emma has a strong personality, which she doesn’t know how to manage. Today she got herself in troubles again, but in the principal’s office there are two people that she is not expecting: Her parents.
DIRECTOR: Anna Farré Añó
PRODUCER: ESCAC FILMS (Film School University of Barcelona)
WRITER: Anna Farré Añó
CAST: Greta Fernández, Eduard Fernández, Amalia Sancho, Manel Dueso, Eduard Buch
RUNTIME: 00:09:33
COUNTRY: Spain
LANGUAGE: Spanish
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ROUBADO - IN COMPETITION
"Roubado" tells the story of Alain Castelo, an introverted Afro-Portuguese teen growing up in the south of France. As he suffers his parents' recent breakup, the only solace he can muster is his penchant for photography. When his mother's new live-in boyfriend crosses the line, his eyes are opened to the world and he can no longer hide behind the viewfinder of his vintage camera.
DIRECTOR: Erica A. Watson
PRODUCER: Tierney Young, Daniel Willis, Joshua Clark
WRITER: Erica A. Watson
CAST: Darrell Lake, Jean-Pierre Vertus, Mickaëlle Bizet, Tiffany Tenille
RUNTIME: 00:18:00
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: French, Portuguese
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THE RUN -
Martin is a teacher at a local high school. He thinks of himself as a good educator, but his own son begins to rebel against him. One day both drive to school together and get into a bad row over Bastian going on a camping vacation with his buddies. Soon after, Bastian's classmate Tom starts to shoot people in their school. Martin can stop the killing by volunteering to drive an escape car for Tom. During the escape, a harsh psychological duel begins between the teacher and the crazed student.
DIRECTOR: Stefan Najib
PRODUCERS: Elaine and Tommy Niessner
WRITER: Stefan Najib
CAST: Dominic Raacke, Dennis Mojen, Tim-Oliver Schultz
RUNTIME: 00:24:47
COUNTRY: Germany
LANGUAGE: German

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Includes: | | 20x - IN COMPETITION | 20x is a true story. A live-action film of around eight minutes. A young man realizes he is in love with the beautiful Charlotte. They are like soulmates. They each love one another in their own way. The only thing holding him back is the first kiss, or at least so he thinks. A romantic journey of highs and lows, swaying between hope and desperation. A journey on which he learns that to truly love... Read More →


Monday April 11, 2016 5:20pm - 7:12pm
The Palm Beaches Theatre 250 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan FL 33462

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