2016 Films: W
Waiting (United States | 2015, 77 min)
Directed by: Cristian Piazza
Cast: Floriano Pagliara, Paolo Buffagni, Paolo Inferrera Voice Over by John Turturro
Three Italian Immigrants aim for a second chance in life in New York City.
Walls (USA | 2016, 6 min)
Directed by: Min Reid
Cast: Lead Singer / Song Writer: JR Richards Producer: Min Reid Director of Photography: Marco Schott Music: JR Richards Warehouse Production Manager: Joni DeLuccio Warehouse Production Assistant: Heather Noel Aldridge
Inspired by the loss of his father, JR Richards (original frontman Singer / Songwriter for the #1 American Alternative Rock band ‘Dishwalla’) wrote WALLS drawing from life’s lessons and memories of conversations with his dad.
Web 2.0 (United States | 2014 , 7 min)
Directed by: Payson R. Stevens
A meditation, in three parts, on digital technology using symbolist imagery.
Wednesday Blues (BLAUE STUNDE SEHNSUCHT) (Germany | 2015, 19 minutes)
Directed by: Sophia Bösch
Written by: Sophia Bösch
Of pride, prejudice and aqua gymnastics. Six elderly ladies at their weekly aqua gym class, trainer Andy being a highlight in the retirement home's monotony. But this time during their favorite song, an incident occurs that gets everyone off beat and into distress.
West Lake Dream (United States | 2015, 1 min)
Directed by: Wenwen Hou
A little girl gets inspiration for her painting when she dreams about her goldfish.
We’ll See If We Drown (France | 2015 , 20 min)
Directed by: Becker Hugo
Cast: Balsan Constantin, Baslet Antoine, Nisse Pierre, Sidney Fanny, Soualem Zinedine, Ugeux Jean Benoit, Van Den Plaas Margaux, Zanasni Elyas
Mickey, Voltaire, and K.O are twenty-five. Mickey works at the butcher's shop. Voltaire's a con man in training. K.O fancies himself a boxer. All three have decided to stop eating pasta and skip town. But that's where things get complicated: when you want something, you got to go get it.
When Thoughts Stick To Your Mind (United States | 2014, 6 min)
Directed by: Fella Cederbaum
Written by: Fella Cederbaum
Cast: Original Music by Fella Cederbaum
MahnoDahno, a fictional character ponders the trials and tribulations of the human experience and explores the complexity of thoughts, feelings and their consequences, while traversing a dreamlike sky.
Where Flowers Once Grew (United States | 2015, 4 min)
Directed by: Gabrielle Ray
Where Flowers Once Grew follows Edith, an old woman living alone in the plains of Texas. When it becomes clear that her life holds no more meaning for her, she must make a monumental choice: to stay in her stagnant source of comfort, or leave into uncertainty.
Where You Go (United States | 2016 , 20 min )
Directed by: Paul Urcioli
Written by: DeWanda Wise
Cast: Lauren Hines, Frank De Julio, Frank Harts, Eboni Hogan, Producer: Lauren Hines Gill, DP/Cinematographer: Ben Stamper
A day in the life of a man with Parkinson's Disease and his pregnant wife. When they made their vows, neither could predict just how soon 'worse' would come. Where You Go is a film about dealing with the hand you're dealt, and our subsequent coping mechanisms. It's about the nature of relationship when life does not present us with the rosy future we envision when we say, 'I do.'
White Island (South Korea | 2016, 5 min)
Directed by: Doorim Kim
A man dreaming of the open sea and blue sky.
White Mushroom, Black Earth (China | 2015, 11 min)
Directed by: Mengxi Rao
Cast: produced at Temple University
Asuka is coming back to New York and Nate is going to make her mushroom soup. Where to find the best mushroom in New York City?
Why? (Canada | 2015, 2 min)
Directed by: Sonia Suvagau
Cast: Composer: Sebastian Hugeneck Poetry/Performer: Joachim Waibel
"WHY?” is a thought provoking short film created collaboratively by In the Trench Productions as a co-venture between an artist, poet, filmmaker and composer who each share a compelling interrogative response to our inherited history.
Wife, Interrupted (Norway | 2015, 10 min )
Directed by: Severin Roald
The story of an elderly woman's daring attempts to win back her husband's sexual attention.
WOMEN ARE THE ANSWER (Australia | 2015, 91 minutes)
Directed by: FIONA COCHRANE
Written by: FIONA COCHRANE
Population growth has been left out of the climate debate because it is seen as controversial, yet it is one of the most important factors. The global population has passed the 7 billion mark and India is overtaking China as the most populous nation in the world, but one state in southern India has found the solution.
Wrath (Spain | 2015, 95 min)
Directed by: Jota Aronak
Written by: Jota Aronak
Cast: Urko Olazabal, Nacho Marraco,
IKER VELEZ is a journalist filming his 1st documentary when he meets CESAR MAYO, witness of the absolution of the murderer of his son. Cesar proposes that Iker film the preparation and execution of a revenge killing. Iker accepts with the goal of filming the preparation, but of stopping the crime before it actually takes place.
Wren: Alive (Australia | 2015, 5 min)
Directed by: Clare Conway
Through dance, the two main characters, and like a domino effect, the onlookers, begin to come alive and are "taken to another place."