2018 Films: F
F.A.M. (USA | 2017, 30 min)
Directed by: Kyle Romanek
Written by: Anthony E. WIlliams
Cast: Acacia Leigh, Breana Cymone, Candace West, Moses Jones, Anthony E. Williams
Directed and produced by Emmy winners Kyle Romanek and Mallory Cunningham and inspired by a true story, F.A.M. is a half hour drama about a black blended family trying to live a normal life in the all-white suburb of Roswell, GA.
FACE (USA | 2017, 11 min)
Directed by: Masa Gibson
Cast: Ruby Thomas
We all wear masks; this is the story of one woman's mask, shot entirely in close-up in a single take.
Facebeater (USA, 8 min)
Directed by: Ali Walker
Facebeater is a short documentary that follows behind the scenes of what it is really like to be a drag queen. This film aims to educate and show what people don’t normally see, such as the process of getting ready, and the personal life of the performer.
Feminist Campfire Stories (USA | 2016, 4 min)
Directed by: Brea Grant
Written by: Sydney Steinberg
Cast: Ashleigh Hairston, Kaitlyn Tanimoto, Ego Nwodim, Sydney Steinberg
A camp counselor tells her campers scary stories about what it's like to be a woman.
Fern (UK | 2017, 4 min)
Directed by: Xiao-Wei Lu
Cast: Portia Ferrari, Liam Gardner
A visually rich fashion film crossing the boundaries of music videos and experimental filmmaking. Fern experiments with the subjective nature of reality and consciousness, telling a nightmarish tale of a relationship between two young lovers.
Field of Facts (Argentina | 2017, 3 min)
Directed by: Roco Corbould
Written by: Mariano Sigal
The footage you are about to witness was conceived to go along the Golden Record included in the Voyager Spacecrafts, launched to space in 1977. Restrictions in film technology at the time, prevented its inclusion in such spacecrafts.
Final Traces of the Abstract Expressionists (USA, Germany | 2014, 45 min)
Directed by: Caro Jost
Cast: Alex Katz, Irving Sandler, Jonathan Cramer, Rita Reinhardt, Karole Vail
Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Peggy Guggenheim et.al.,: what is left of their former studios, galleries, bars, meetings places in New York City today? Filmmaker Caro Jost (a famous artist herself) follows in the footsteps of these artists of an era. In a mixture of walk and detective hunt, she shows what has now become of these once important places, where art history was made and the Abstract Expressionism arised after WW II in NYC. The film is a juxtaposition of the past and the present, annotated with historical footage, interviews of living eye witnesses, like famous artist Alex Katz. It is not a typical documentary; it is more an investigative art film. Music by Morton Feldman.
First Prize (USA | 2017, )
Written by: Carl B Clark
Two slackers devise their own screenplay contest.
Float (USA | 2017, 7 min)
Directed by: Karli Evans
Cast: Andrea Dominique, Soraya Page
Psychological short film about coming to terms with letting go.
Foi-se (Brazil | 2017, 6 min)
Directed by: Adriano Pinheiro
After an unexpected situation, the Grim Reaper finds himself running out of time.
Follow Me (UAE, 1 hour 20 min)
Directed by: Asri Bendacha
After hearing that some people get paid $5000 for posting a picture on Instagram, broke and out of work director Asri Bendacha sets out on a journey to become a social media influencer and get as many followers as he can on Instagram. Little does he know that the path to fame and fortune on social media is not what it seems.
Forgotten Man (UK | 2016, 1 hour 27 min)
Directed by: Arran Shearing
Cast: Obi Abili, Eleanor McLoughlin, Jerry Hall, Toby Wharton, Tyler Dawson
A troubled young actor in an East London Theatre Company for the homeless romances a wealthy out-of-towner in the bustling streets of contemporary London.
FREE/LANCE (USA | 2017, 24 min)
Directed by: Eli Kooris
In need of extra money to pay rent, Lance begins accepting packages for a friend who is heading out of town, leading to increasingly bad consequences.
Friday Night (USA | 2017, 1 min)
Directed by: Drew Luster
Written by: Anna Roisman
Cast: Anna Roisman
An anthem for millennials who like to get lit on a Friday night.
Futuro (Argentina, 3 min)
Directed by: Rubén Albarrán, Diego Tucci
Cast: Rubén Albarrán, Emmanuel del Real, Enrique Rangel Arroyo, Joselo Rangel