2015 Films: J
Jesus of Downtown (US, 0:15:00)
Directed by: Shoji Kurokawa
Two friends, one unemployed and the other a member of Yakuza, head to an old man's home in an attempt to rob him. Once inside, they realize the man isn't there and in his place is a mysterious young girl, but who is she?
John Dablovski: Reality TV Star (US , 0:14:00)
Directed by: Gerard Zarra
John Dablovski is a delusional young man who believes he is the star of his own reality television show, but when an old friend from the past comes to visit, Dablovski must choose which reality he believes in.
Gerard Zarra | A New Jersey native and graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Gerard has had the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in the world of film. Gerard fell in love with film at age nine after watching a VHS tape of Rocky. Since then, he has become a student of the medium and its ability to entrance an audience. His influences range from David Chase to Steven Spielberg to Alexander Payne. In his spare time, he writes and performs standup comedy.
Judith (Italy , 0:18:00)
Directed by: Riccardo Brex
Written by: Riccardo Brex
Judith is a short film about a woman who's dealing with the end of her relationship.
Just One Night (Germany/Italy , 0: 21: 00)
Directed by: Daniele Barillà
Written by: Daniele Barillà
Cast: Selale Gonca Cerit, Andrea Standardi, Michele Albini, Daniele Barillà, Modesto Barillà
Eva is a young German actress forced to suffer violence. Her story is a poignant cry for help that suddenly turns into something different: an audition to take part in a film. A late-night car trip in Rome the atmosphere is dark and ghostly. A guy who, with a trivial excuse, manages to sneak into his house and upset the night. Among the fine line that separates fiction from reality, Eva will have to understand how to deal with her life and fears, coming to terms with distressing and oppressive situations. How long is her nightmare? Just one night.