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Wednesday, April 6
 

7:00pm

MONEY
OPENING NIGHT FILM

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.

DIRECTOR: Martín Rosete
PRODUCERS: Atit Shah, Martin Rosete
WRITER: Josep Ciutat
CAST: Kellan Lutz, Jamie Bamber, Jess Weixler, Jesse Williams, Lucia Guerrero
RUNTIME: 1:26:00
COUNTRY: Spain
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish

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Money - OPENING NIGHT FILM

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.DIRECTOR: Martín RosetePRODUCERS: Atit Shah, Martin RoseteWRITER: Josep CiutatCAST: Kellan Lutz, Jamie Bamber, Jess Weixler, Jesse Williams... Read More →


  • COUNTRY - Note: All foreign language films contain English subtitles Spain
 
Thursday, April 7
 

9:30am

COMING OF AGE SHORTS 1
Includes:

BOYS WILL BE BOYS - IN COMPETITION
Two moms argue about the peculiar prank the son of one of them has pulled on a little girl.
DIRECTOR: Mónica Negueruela
PRODUCER: Mónica Negueruela
WRITER: Mónica Negueruela
CAST: Lola Marceli, Elena Esparcia, Sergio Castellanos
RUNTIME: 00:07:08
COUNTRY: Spain
LANGUAGE: Spanish
INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE
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DOG DAYS -

A portrait of adolescence, brotherhood, and a moment of discovery. Stephen and Isaac are bored to death on a hot summer day when their dog mysteriously disappears.
DIRECTOR: Nathan Deming
PRODUCER: Aslak Danbolt
WRITER: Nathan Deming
CAST: Joran Backes, Clayton Backes
RUNTIME: 00:19:05
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
Programmer's Note: No animals were harmed
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THE SCHOOLBOY -
Claire, a former teacher is haunted by her memories of a mysterious event that happened a year ago. In order to come to terms with her past, she decides to return to the place where her sense of guilt originates from: School.
DIRECTOR: Paloma Lommel
PRODUCER: Raluca Ionescu, Katelyn Connerty
WRITER: Paloma Lommel
CAST: Charlie Heaton, Kim Evans
RUNTIME: 00:19:24
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
LANGUAGE: English
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ARTUN -
A young boy wants to have his first kiss but has no luck in the small village he lives in. His best friends tell him about girls in the city that get high and easy to make out with when they smoke cigarettes. He questions their story but still decides to join them to the city and find out for himself.
DIRECTOR: Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson
PRODUCERS: Anton Máni Svansson, Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, Jacob Oliver Krarup, Darin Mailand-Mercado
WRITER: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
CAST: Flóki Haraldsson, Viktór Leó Gíslason, Daníel Óskar Jóhannesson, Jónína Þórdís Karlsdóttir, Heiða Ósk Ólafsdóttir
RUNTIME: 00:21:00
COUNTRY: Iceland
LANGUAGE: Icelandic
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REFLECTION -
After ruining a chance with the girl he likes, an insecure teenager chastises his reflection in the mirror. Moments later, the reflection disappears.
DIRECTOR: Lee Cipolla
PRODUCER: Katherine Borda
WRITER: Lee Cipolla
CAST: Andrew Hellenthal
RUNTIME: 00:09:46
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
WORLD PREMIERE
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MAGIC WORLD -

Maud, Adrien and Johann are three teenagers living in a port town in the south of France. During one of those endless summer days, the wandering of this love triangle will lead them to cross that invisible barrier that separates the innocence of childhood to cynicism of the adult world.
DIRECTOR: Pierre André Marion
PRODUCERS: Pierre-André Marion, Anne-Marie Duffey, Julien Hosmalin
WRITER: Julien Hosmalin
CAST: Fantin Ravat, Eloïse Parramore, Anthony Bajon, Michael Vander Meren
RUNTIME: 00:30:00
COUNTRY: France
LANGUAGE: French

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Includes:BOYS WILL BE BOYS - IN COMPETITIONTwo moms argue about the peculiar prank the son of one of them has pulled on a little girl.DIRECTOR: Mónica NegueruelaPRODUCER: Mónica NegueruelaWRITER: Mónica NegueruelaCAST: Lola Marceli, Elena Esparcia, Sergio Castellanos RUNTIME: 00:07:08... Read More →


Thursday April 7, 2016 9:30am - 11:19am
G-Star Studios 2030 S Congress Ave, West Palm Beach FL 33406

12:00pm

LGBTQ SHORTS 1
Includes:

SANGUINE CRAVING -
Marc must kill his first victim but he’s afraid not to feel the sanguine craving.
DIRECTOR: Gerard Tusquellas Serra
PRODUCER:
WRITER: Pol Cortecans
CAST: Carlos Vicente, Iñaki Mur, Sílvia Sabaté, Luis Posada
RUNTIME: 00:12:48
COUNTRY: Spain
LANGUAGE: Spanish
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PUSH ME -
Siri is at a turning point of her life. She feels frustrated about not daring to do what she wants and dreams about. She feels like the society, as well as her own boundaries stop her from living fully; be who she wants to be, scream at the top of her lungs, and live out her fantasy about dominating someone else sexually. Her new friend Lee, a transgender performance artist, is going to help her to get rid of her fears.
DIRECTOR: Tove Pils
PRODUCER: Josefin Granqvist, Helene Granqvist
WRITER: Tove Pils
CAST: Louise Peterhoff, Aleksa Lundberg, Kathryn Fischer
RUNTIME: 00:24:50
COUNTRY: Sweden
LANGUAGE: English, Swedish
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EASY, A 3 MINUTE LOVE STORY -
Two high school guys are in love. One's Christian, one's Jewish. A father disapproves, the other's parents are thrilled. Who cares that it's not perfect? They got this.
DIRECTOR: Robert Guthrie
PRODUCER: Robert Guthrie, Our Spirit
WRITER: Robert Guthrie
CAST: Connor Gerton, Zachary Prescott, Anne Gottlieb, Barlow Adamson
RUNTIME: 00:03:37
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
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WE REMEMBER MOMENTS -
17 year-old Pétur lives alone with his dad. His mother passed away a while back, and since then Pétur and his father have had a hard time communicating properly with each other. At school, nobody wants to be with him, and on top of that a classmate is bullying him. To escape this harsh reality, Pétur is a lot by himself taking pictures. But everything might just change: For his birthday, his father has bought him a second hand DSLR that Pétur has always wanted. When he’s out taking pictures that evening, he stumbles over something that might be the opportunity Pétur’s been waiting for.
DIRECTOR: Iver Jensen
PRODUCER: Kolbjørn Hoseth Larssen
WRITER: Iver Jensen
CAST: Fannar Már Jóhannsson, Haukur Örn Valtysson, Mateusz Swierczewski, Jón Páll Eyjólfsson
RUNTIME: 00:11:18
COUNTRY: Norway
LANGUAGE: Icelandic
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
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THE STAIRS - - IN COMPETITION

After hosting friends for a dinner party on Christmas Eve, an older man facing the isolation of his would-be golden years decides to hire a handsome, young male escort for company. “The Stairs” is an alternate version of the prostitute story, an exploration of loneliness and the wide definition of intimacy. A true actor’s piece, it is the story of our desperate need as human beings to just reach out and connect with someone. Even if it is the last thing we ever accomplish.
DIRECTOR: Zach Bandler & Kelly Blatz
PRODUCER: Zach Bandler, Kelly Blatz, Victor Mazzone
WRITER: Zach Bandler, Max Spitulnik
CAST: Kelly Blatz, Anthony Heald
RUNTIME: 00:32:15
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English

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LGBTQ SHORTS 1

Includes:SANGUINE CRAVING -Marc must kill his first victim but he’s afraid not to feel the sanguine craving.DIRECTOR: Gerard Tusquellas SerraPRODUCER: WRITER: Pol CortecansCAST: Carlos Vicente, Iñaki Mur, Sílvia Sabaté, Luis Posada RUNTIME: 00:12:48 COUNTRY: SpainLANGUAGE: Spanish... Read More →


Thursday April 7, 2016 12:00pm - 1:23pm
G-Star Studios 2030 S Congress Ave, West Palm Beach FL 33406
 
Friday, April 8
 

11:20am

COMEDY SHORTS
Includes:

BONDING -
DIRECTOR: Tim Young
PRODUCER: Jeff Ryan
WRITER: Tim Young
CAST: Jeff Ryan,Brian Haley,Tori Hines
RUNTIME: 00:06:15
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
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LA PEPPERETTE -
When two wanna be thieves try to act like bad boys by playing in the big leagues... nothing good happens!
DIRECTOR:
Jérôme Hof
PRODUCER:
Joëlle Agathe
WRITER: 
Jérôme Hof
CAST:
Pier-Luc Funk, Jean-Carl Boucher, Jacques Fernand-Lecavalier
RUNTIME:
00:04:25
COUNTRY:
Canada
LANGUAGE:
French (with English subtitles)
U.S. PREMIERE
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TAU TAU -

A documentary crew arrives at a university in South Florida to observe a group of misfit college guys as they come together to start a brand new fraternity. Chapter President Oliver Reeds (played by Corbin Bleu) tries to paint a happy picture for the cameras in the face of growing obstacles, including other frats, girls, parties, drugs, grades, the administration, and the guys in his own fraternity.
DIRECTOR: Giovanny Lago
PRODUCER: Robby Valls, Giovanny Lago, David Del Rio, Andy Mingorance, Alonso Aliaguilla
WRITER: Robby Valls, Giovanny Lago
CAST: Corbin Bleu, David Del Rio, Robby Valls, Christian Ochoa, Kevin Preval
RUNTIME: 00:16:32
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
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THE BATHTUB -
One Bathtub - Three Brothers - Many Splashes! Three brothers try to dive back into their childhood by reenacting an old family picture. Three brothers in a bathtub. It would actually sound normal, if they weren't way over thirty. Responsible for this is the youngest brother Niklas, who had the idea to re-enact an old picture from their childhood for a present. On the evening before their mom’s birthday party he is arguing with his older brother Georg, who thinks the idea is just stupid. The argument develops into a fight which shows how much time has passed since the old photo. Filmed as an one-take from the perspective of the photo camera.
DIRECTOR: Tim Ellrich
PRODUCER: Tim Ellrich, Dominik Huber, Leopold Pape
WRITER: Tim Ellrich, Dominik Huber
CAST: Simon Jaritz, Rainer Wöss, Stefan Pohl
RUNTIME: 00:12:55
COUNTRIES: Germany, Austria
LANGUAGE: German (with English subtitles)
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THE HOLY CAVE -
Carlos is just another regular teenager in high school with just one friend: Juan, the classical nerdy guy. He's in love with Sofia; the girl of his dreams. But, when all of a sudden, Angel, the hottest guy in school is starting to date her, he'll work out something, along with Juan, that would change his entire life forever...THE HOLY CAVE
DIRECTOR: Aleix Massot
PRODUCER: Yaiza Navarro
WRITER: Aleix Massot
CAST: Mario Marzo, Javier Bódalo, Anna Castillo, Àlex Batllori
RUNTIME: 00:15:20
COUNTRY: Spain
LANGUAGE: Spanish (with English subtitles)
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TWO WINDOWS -
Two neighbors jump into an unexpected friendship outside their windows. In order to reconnect his TV connection, Helmut decides to climb out of his window in a resolute manner. His neighbor Walter misinterprets this action as an attempted suicide, which Walter would love to join as well. While trying to clarify this misunderstanding, both find a close friend in the until now unknown neighbor.
DIRECTORS: Tim Ellrich, Leonhard Kaufman
PRODUCERS: Stefanie Godicke, Tim Ellrich
WRITERS: Tim Ellrich, Dominik Huber
CAST: Werner Brix, Alexander E. Fennon
RUNTIME: 0:10:18
COUNTRY: Germany
LANGUAGE: German (with English subtitles)

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COMEDY SHORTS

Includes:BONDING -DIRECTOR: Tim YoungPRODUCER: Jeff RyanWRITER: Tim YoungCAST: Jeff Ryan,Brian Haley,Tori Hines RUNTIME: 00:06:15 COUNTRY: USALANGUAGE: English--------------------------------------------------------LA PEPPERETTE -When two wanna be thieves try to act like bad boys... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 11:20am - 12:50pm
The Palm Beaches Theatre 250 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan FL 33462

8:00pm

ProjectMAD Documentary
One woman’s journey from Spain to the United States lends a cathartic exploration in family, home and identity. Dr. Maria Miller’s voice speaks for the 300,000 children who strive to turn poison to medicine through determination. We travel back with Maria through trials faced with a chronic disease that affects children and adults around the globe. Through faith and resilience, dreams springboard out of pain. We all have a story. We all have a dream. We all have a CHOICE. Maria’s story gives voice to all… All who suffer from a chronic disease. All who dare DREAM!!!

DIRECTOR:
Famor Botero
PRODUCERS:
Famor Botero, MeSun Barnett
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (SPAIN):
Erika Von Berliner Espinosa delos Monteros
WRITER:
MeSun Barnett
CAST:
Dr. Maria L. Miller, Gaven Arana, Dawn Veselka, Dr. Joan Bathon, Dr. Lisa Imundo.  Special Appearance by: Gerald Di Pego
RUNTIME:
00:54:00
COUNTRY:
USA, Spain, Portugal
LANGUAGE:
English, Spanish (with English subtitles)

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ProjectMAD Documentary

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITIONOne woman’s journey from Spain to the United States lends a cathartic exploration in family, home and identity. Dr. Maria Miller’s voice speaks for the 300,000 children who strive to turn poison to medicine through determination. We travel back with... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 8:00pm - 8:54pm
G-Star Studios 2030 S Congress Ave, West Palm Beach FL 33406
  • COUNTRY - Note: All foreign language films contain English subtitles Portugal, Spain, USA
 
Sunday, April 10
 

3:30pm

COMEDY SHORTS
Includes:

BONDING -
DIRECTOR: Tim Young
PRODUCER: Jeff Ryan
WRITER: Tim Young
CAST: Jeff Ryan,Brian Haley,Tori Hines
RUNTIME: 00:06:15
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
--------------------------------------------------------
LA PEPPERETTE -
When two wanna be thieves try to act like bad boys by playing in the big leagues... nothing good happens!
DIRECTOR:
Jérôme Hof
PRODUCER:
Joëlle Agathe
WRITER: 
Jérôme Hof
CAST:
Pier-Luc Funk, Jean-Carl Boucher, Jacques Fernand-Lecavalier
RUNTIME:
00:04:25
COUNTRY:
Canada
LANGUAGE:
French (with English subtitles)
U.S. PREMIERE
-----------------------------------------------------
TAU TAU -

A documentary crew arrives at a university in South Florida to observe a group of misfit college guys as they come together to start a brand new fraternity. Chapter President Oliver Reeds (played by Corbin Bleu) tries to paint a happy picture for the cameras in the face of growing obstacles, including other frats, girls, parties, drugs, grades, the administration, and the guys in his own fraternity.
DIRECTOR: Giovanny Lago
PRODUCER: Robby Valls, Giovanny Lago, David Del Rio, Andy Mingorance, Alonso Aliaguilla
WRITER: Robby Valls, Giovanny Lago
CAST: Corbin Bleu, David Del Rio, Robby Valls, Christian Ochoa, Kevin Preval
RUNTIME: 00:16:32
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
--------------------------------------------------------------
THE BATHTUB -
One Bathtub - Three Brothers - Many Splashes! Three brothers try to dive back into their childhood by reenacting an old family picture. Three brothers in a bathtub. It would actually sound normal, if they weren't way over thirty. Responsible for this is the youngest brother Niklas, who had the idea to re-enact an old picture from their childhood for a present. On the evening before their mom’s birthday party he is arguing with his older brother Georg, who thinks the idea is just stupid. The argument develops into a fight which shows how much time has passed since the old photo. Filmed as an one-take from the perspective of the photo camera.
DIRECTOR: Tim Ellrich
PRODUCER: Tim Ellrich, Dominik Huber, Leopold Pape
WRITER: Tim Ellrich, Dominik Huber
CAST: Simon Jaritz, Rainer Wöss, Stefan Pohl
RUNTIME: 00:12:55
COUNTRIES: Germany, Austria
LANGUAGE: German (with English subtitles)
----------------------------------------------------------
THE HOLY CAVE -
Carlos is just another regular teenager in high school with just one friend: Juan, the classical nerdy guy. He's in love with Sofia; the girl of his dreams. But, when all of a sudden, Angel, the hottest guy in school is starting to date her, he'll work out something, along with Juan, that would change his entire life forever...THE HOLY CAVE
DIRECTOR: Aleix Massot
PRODUCER: Yaiza Navarro
WRITER: Aleix Massot
CAST: Mario Marzo, Javier Bódalo, Anna Castillo, Àlex Batllori
RUNTIME: 00:15:20
COUNTRY: Spain
LANGUAGE: Spanish (with English subtitles)
-------------------------------------------------------
TWO WINDOWS -
Two neighbors jump into an unexpected friendship outside their windows. In order to reconnect his TV connection, Helmut decides to climb out of his window in a resolute manner. His neighbor Walter misinterprets this action as an attempted suicide, which Walter would love to join as well. While trying to clarify this misunderstanding, both find a close friend in the until now unknown neighbor.
DIRECTORS: Tim Ellrich, Leonhard Kaufman
PRODUCERS: Stefanie Godicke, Tim Ellrich
WRITERS: Tim Ellrich, Dominik Huber
CAST: Werner Brix, Alexander E. Fennon
RUNTIME: 0:10:18
COUNTRY: Germany
LANGUAGE: German (with English subtitles)

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COMEDY SHORTS

Includes:BONDING -DIRECTOR: Tim YoungPRODUCER: Jeff RyanWRITER: Tim YoungCAST: Jeff Ryan,Brian Haley,Tori Hines RUNTIME: 00:06:15 COUNTRY: USALANGUAGE: English--------------------------------------------------------LA PEPPERETTE -When two wanna be thieves try to act like bad boys... Read More →


Sunday April 10, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
G-Star Studios 2030 S Congress Ave, West Palm Beach FL 33406

6:15pm

LGBTQ SHORTS 1
Includes:

SANGUINE CRAVING -
Marc must kill his first victim but he’s afraid not to feel the sanguine craving.
DIRECTOR: Gerard Tusquellas Serra
PRODUCER:
WRITER: Pol Cortecans
CAST: Carlos Vicente, Iñaki Mur, Sílvia Sabaté, Luis Posada
RUNTIME: 00:12:48
COUNTRY: Spain
LANGUAGE: Spanish
-----------------------------------------------------
PUSH ME -
Siri is at a turning point of her life. She feels frustrated about not daring to do what she wants and dreams about. She feels like the society, as well as her own boundaries stop her from living fully; be who she wants to be, scream at the top of her lungs, and live out her fantasy about dominating someone else sexually. Her new friend Lee, a transgender performance artist, is going to help her to get rid of her fears.
DIRECTOR: Tove Pils
PRODUCER: Josefin Granqvist, Helene Granqvist
WRITER: Tove Pils
CAST: Louise Peterhoff, Aleksa Lundberg, Kathryn Fischer
RUNTIME: 00:24:50
COUNTRY: Sweden
LANGUAGE: English, Swedish
--------------------------------------------------------
EASY, A 3 MINUTE LOVE STORY -
Two high school guys are in love. One's Christian, one's Jewish. A father disapproves, the other's parents are thrilled. Who cares that it's not perfect? They got this.
DIRECTOR: Robert Guthrie
PRODUCER: Robert Guthrie, Our Spirit
WRITER: Robert Guthrie
CAST: Connor Gerton, Zachary Prescott, Anne Gottlieb, Barlow Adamson
RUNTIME: 00:03:37
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
------------------------------------------------------------
WE REMEMBER MOMENTS -
17 year-old Pétur lives alone with his dad. His mother passed away a while back, and since then Pétur and his father have had a hard time communicating properly with each other. At school, nobody wants to be with him, and on top of that a classmate is bullying him. To escape this harsh reality, Pétur is a lot by himself taking pictures. But everything might just change: For his birthday, his father has bought him a second hand DSLR that Pétur has always wanted. When he’s out taking pictures that evening, he stumbles over something that might be the opportunity Pétur’s been waiting for.
DIRECTOR: Iver Jensen
PRODUCER: Kolbjørn Hoseth Larssen
WRITER: Iver Jensen
CAST: Fannar Már Jóhannsson, Haukur Örn Valtysson, Mateusz Swierczewski, Jón Páll Eyjólfsson
RUNTIME: 00:11:18
COUNTRY: Norway
LANGUAGE: Icelandic
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
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THE STAIRS - - IN COMPETITION

After hosting friends for a dinner party on Christmas Eve, an older man facing the isolation of his would-be golden years decides to hire a handsome, young male escort for company. “The Stairs” is an alternate version of the prostitute story, an exploration of loneliness and the wide definition of intimacy. A true actor’s piece, it is the story of our desperate need as human beings to just reach out and connect with someone. Even if it is the last thing we ever accomplish.
DIRECTOR: Zach Bandler & Kelly Blatz
PRODUCER: Zach Bandler, Kelly Blatz, Victor Mazzone
WRITER: Zach Bandler, Max Spitulnik
CAST: Kelly Blatz, Anthony Heald
RUNTIME: 00:32:15
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English

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LGBTQ SHORTS 1

Includes:SANGUINE CRAVING -Marc must kill his first victim but he’s afraid not to feel the sanguine craving.DIRECTOR: Gerard Tusquellas SerraPRODUCER: WRITER: Pol CortecansCAST: Carlos Vicente, Iñaki Mur, Sílvia Sabaté, Luis Posada RUNTIME: 00:12:48 COUNTRY: SpainLANGUAGE: Spanish... Read More →


Sunday April 10, 2016 6:15pm - 7:40pm
G-Star Studios 2030 S Congress Ave, West Palm Beach FL 33406
 
Monday, April 11
 

5:20pm

COMING OF AGE SHORTS 2
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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COMING OF AGE SHORTS 2

Includes:20x - IN COMPETITION20x 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... Read More →


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

7:00pm

COMING OF AGE SHORTS 1
Includes:

BOYS WILL BE BOYS - IN COMPETITION
Two moms argue about the peculiar prank the son of one of them has pulled on a little girl.
DIRECTOR: Mónica Negueruela
PRODUCER: Mónica Negueruela
WRITER: Mónica Negueruela
CAST: Lola Marceli, Elena Esparcia, Sergio Castellanos
RUNTIME: 00:07:08
COUNTRY: Spain
LANGUAGE: Spanish
INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE
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DOG DAYS -

A portrait of adolescence, brotherhood, and a moment of discovery. Stephen and Isaac are bored to death on a hot summer day when their dog mysteriously disappears.
DIRECTOR: Nathan Deming
PRODUCER: Aslak Danbolt
WRITER: Nathan Deming
CAST: Joran Backes, Clayton Backes
RUNTIME: 00:19:05
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
Programmer's Note: No animals were harmed
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THE SCHOOLBOY -
Claire, a former teacher is haunted by her memories of a mysterious event that happened a year ago. In order to come to terms with her past, she decides to return to the place where her sense of guilt originates from: School.
DIRECTOR: Paloma Lommel
PRODUCER: Raluca Ionescu, Katelyn Connerty
WRITER: Paloma Lommel
CAST: Charlie Heaton, Kim Evans
RUNTIME: 00:19:24
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
LANGUAGE: English
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ARTUN -
A young boy wants to have his first kiss but has no luck in the small village he lives in. His best friends tell him about girls in the city that get high and easy to make out with when they smoke cigarettes. He questions their story but still decides to join them to the city and find out for himself.
DIRECTOR: Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson
PRODUCERS: Anton Máni Svansson, Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, Jacob Oliver Krarup, Darin Mailand-Mercado
WRITER: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
CAST: Flóki Haraldsson, Viktór Leó Gíslason, Daníel Óskar Jóhannesson, Jónína Þórdís Karlsdóttir, Heiða Ósk Ólafsdóttir
RUNTIME: 00:21:00
COUNTRY: Iceland
LANGUAGE: Icelandic
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REFLECTION -
After ruining a chance with the girl he likes, an insecure teenager chastises his reflection in the mirror. Moments later, the reflection disappears.
DIRECTOR: Lee Cipolla
PRODUCER: Katherine Borda
WRITER: Lee Cipolla
CAST: Andrew Hellenthal
RUNTIME: 00:09:46
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: English
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MAGIC WORLD -

Maud, Adrien and Johann are three teenagers living in a port town in the south of France. During one of those endless summer days, the wandering of this love triangle will lead them to cross that invisible barrier that separates the innocence of childhood to cynicism of the adult world.
DIRECTOR: Pierre André Marion
PRODUCERS: Pierre-André Marion, Anne-Marie Duffey, Julien Hosmalin
WRITER: Julien Hosmalin
CAST: Fantin Ravat, Eloïse Parramore, Anthony Bajon, Michael Vander Meren
RUNTIME: 00:30:00
COUNTRY: France
LANGUAGE: French

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COMING OF AGE SHORTS 1

Includes:BOYS WILL BE BOYS - IN COMPETITIONTwo moms argue about the peculiar prank the son of one of them has pulled on a little girl.DIRECTOR: Mónica NegueruelaPRODUCER: Mónica NegueruelaWRITER: Mónica NegueruelaCAST: Lola Marceli, Elena Esparcia, Sergio Castellanos RUNTIME: 00:07:08... Read More →


Monday April 11, 2016 7:00pm - 8:49pm
G-Star Studios 2030 S Congress Ave, West Palm Beach FL 33406
 
Tuesday, April 12
 

11:30am

COMING OF AGE SHORTS 2
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 COMPETITION20x 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... Read More →


Tuesday April 12, 2016 11:30am - 1:22pm
The Palm Beaches Theatre 250 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan FL 33462
 
Wednesday, April 13
 

2:10pm

ProjectMAD Documentary
One woman’s journey from Spain to the United States lends a cathartic exploration in family, home and identity. Dr. Maria Miller’s voice speaks for the 300,000 children who strive to turn poison to medicine through determination. We travel back with Maria through trials faced with a chronic disease that affects children and adults around the globe. Through faith and resilience, dreams springboard out of pain. We all have a story. We all have a dream. We all have a CHOICE. Maria’s story gives voice to all… All who suffer from a chronic disease. All who dare DREAM!!!

DIRECTOR:
Famor Botero
PRODUCERS:
Famor Botero, MeSun Barnett
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (SPAIN):
Erika Von Berliner Espinosa delos Monteros
WRITER:
MeSun Barnett
CAST:
Dr. Maria L. Miller, Gaven Arana, Dawn Veselka, Dr. Joan Bathon, Dr. Lisa Imundo.  Special Appearance by: Gerald Di Pego
RUNTIME:
00:54:00
COUNTRY:
USA, Spain, Portugal
LANGUAGE:
English, Spanish (with English subtitles)

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ProjectMAD Documentary

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITIONOne woman’s journey from Spain to the United States lends a cathartic exploration in family, home and identity. Dr. Maria Miller’s voice speaks for the 300,000 children who strive to turn poison to medicine through determination. We travel back with... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 2:10pm - 3:04pm
The Palm Beaches Theatre 250 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan FL 33462