GIFF2022-Guide-Master FinalDigital - Flipbook - Page 24
Juried competition featuring the best Short Films
Photo from the film: YOU’RE NOW BEYOND HOPE, ARIZONA
FUN & FEARLESS
Photo from the film: HEAVY: A TALE OF TWO JUNKIES
ZIGGY STARFISH DIR: TIVOLI SILAS | 6 MIN
ALL SALES FINAL DIR: DAVID SEDILLO | 5 MIN
A teenage girl on the verge of attending college is suddenly reunited with her imaginary
friend from childhood.
Can the dark side of betrayal kill a mother’s love?
SPEAK DIR: ROBIN HOFMAN | 12 MIN
After being teased by classmates, a young girl with a speech impediment gains
confidence through learning we all have things about ourselves we try to hide.
THE LOST AGE DIR: TIM RITTER | 6:25 MIN
A young dinosaur enthusiast’s surprise trip to a prehistoric-themed park with his parents
won’t be the biggest or last surprise the day has in store for him.
RECIPIENT DIR: DI LU | 14 MIN
Wu Yan comes to America expecting to reunite with his wife, only to find that her death
has been covered up by another woman.
YOU’RE NOW BEYOND HOPE, ARIZONA
DIR: NICK DUGAN | 21 MIN
When a viciously traumatized alcoholic is ordered to kill an AA sponsor whose gambling
debts are worse than his own, he must learn the art of self-forgiveness or succumb to a
perpetual cycle of moral decay.
UNCOMMON NEGOTIATOR DIR: BRIAN GLASSFORD | 23 MIN
A young pastor’s world is turned upside-down when he’s suddenly thrust into a
dangerous hostage situation. The only way he’ll be able to get anyone out alive is by
bravely reaching out to appeal to the soul of a violent gunman.
MARCH 11 FRI 6:30PM | UT-THE FERMAN BLACK BOX THEATER
THE ERINYES DIR: OLIVIA CERIO | 10 MIN
A band of glamorous art thieves robs a gallery in order to repatriate the artworks to their
countries of origin.
JACKALS DIR: SEAN MENENDEZ | 7:48 MIN
What was suppose to be a simple heist takes a turn for the worst when Joe finds his wife
cheating with his boss!
JOHNNY THE DIME DIR: JOSEPH BLAKE MENZEL | 7 MIN
A brash New Yorker catches a peeping-tom spying on his sister, and gets revenge in a
most unconventional way.
HEAVY: THE TALE OF TWO JUNKIES
DIR: BENJAMIN RUMMANS | 12 MIN
Two Heroin Addicts beg, deal and steal their way to their next big fix.
THIS FEELS RIGHT DIR: JONATHAN T. COLEMAN | 9 MIN
A bickering couple get lost on a dead-end road and stumble into a horrifying time loop
that will change their lives forever. A comedy.
MARCH 11 FRI 8:15PM | UT-THE FERMAN BLACK BOX THEATER