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Part of SFFILM Festival

Shorts 7: Youth Works

14 Apr
Sun, Apr 14 at 12:30 pm
Roxie Theater

Description

See the world as interpreted by today’s teen filmmakers. From South Korea to Israel, with stops in the Bay Area, take in an exciting collection of ideas, genres, styles, and new voices in this collection of short films made entirely by youth. Sit back and hold tight, you are about to experience the beginning of a cinematic revolution. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Total running time 74 min
Titles listed alphabetically rather than in order of play. All films are in competition.

All Down the Road
Two runaways grapple with the pangs of missing home and the unbearable burden of total freedom.
(Sarah Jones, USA 2018, 12 min)
This is a Cinema by the Bay film.

Boba
Slurp! Splat! Squish! A tapioca pearl refuses the fate of its peers and goes on the adventure of a lifetime to save itself from peril.
(Kristina ‘Krispy’ Tran, USA 2018, 2 min)
This is a Cinema by the Bay film.

Car Thieves
A couple recalls the best apartment they’ve ever lived in, with the worst neighbors next door.
(Olive E. Starfas, USA 2018, 3 min)
This is a Cinema by the Bay film.

Charley Horse
A young woman faces the tough choice between what tradition expects of her and her punk artist lifestyle. Change, while painful, might ultimately be best. In Hebrew with English subtitles.
(Luna Garcia, USA/Israel 2018,10 min)

Element
A young couple deals with the denial of their love in a world that continues to shut out those who are different.
(Taeseong Choi, South Korea 2018, 10 min) In Korean with English subtitles.

Farewell
A recent high-school graduate recollects simple pleasures from her childhood before she moves away for college.
(Tyler Davis, USA/Ireland 2018, 3 min)
This is a Cinema by the Bay film.

I Am Alive
A group of young vampires experiments with love, belonging, and coming of age.
(Miles Potter, USA 2018, 6 min) In English and French with English subtitles.
This is a Cinema by the Bay film.

The Last Straw
Explore the complex issues behind ocean pollution through the views of both youths and professionals alike, learning about the causes, effects, and harms of oceanic pollution. The film offers a unique perspective from the point of view of today’s teens who will soon inherit this massive problem.
(Julian Jordan, USA 2018, 12 min).
This is a Cinema by the Bay film.

Meeting at Half Past Five
There is no doubt that the world is cruel and corrupt. One evening Philip gets another proof of this.
(Daria Litvichenko, Russian Federation 2018, 4 min)

Mistaken Love
A nonfiction short that takes on the ever-troubling social issue of sexual harassment, the #MeToo movement, and what it means to love and respect each other.
(Jamahl Edwards, USA 2018, 5 min).
This is a Cinema by the Bay film.

This House Has Eyes
An eyeball living inside the walls of a house watches over a father and son who anxiously face the end of the world.
(Theo Taplitz, USA 2018, 7 min)

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