SUNDAY JULY 16TH
AT CROWLEY THEATER
10AM CROWLEY THEATER
At the age of 33, Minh Tâm has given up on love. Devoted to the education of her autistic son, overwhelmed by a domineering mother, she uses men just to escape briefly from daily life. Until the day she meets Olivier, who causes her to question her certainties.
SHORT | France | 25min.
An impoverished woman lives on the streets of Los Angeles with her dog as her only companion. When an opportunity to improve her life appears she is forced to examine her understanding of humanity and make decisions that leave both their fates hanging in the balance.
SHORT | USA | 14min.
Chaya (Emily Mortimer), an orthodox Jewish women, visits a wig shop on the other side of town. At first on edge because of her new surroundings, Chaya lets down her guard when she is quickly befriended by the shop owner Tippy (Adina Porter) only to discover that nothing is as it seems.
SHORT | USA | 16min.
2016 was a rough year in many ways. From over 1000 terrorist attacks to civilian and police killings; from planet dividing presidential elections to misplaced communities and children left without parents in war zones - A backward globalization seem to be slowly taking place thus uneasiness is all around us. (more...)
SHORT | Texas Premiere | USA/ARGENTINA 4min.
Vitamins For Life was adapted from a series of tweets by @quietpinetrees who writes micro-fiction via Twitter. The series is called “Lost Vitamins” and each description was a tweet about the unknown qualities of certain vitamins. Grier was instantly drawn to the writing and reached out about adapting it into a short film. T.R. Darling (who remains a bit of a mystery) agreed & was excited to see his work come to life. Grier Dill
USA | 2min.
A bittersweet comedy about cooking and grief. Dysfunctional British siblings have an awkward Christmas with the corpse of their dead mum.
SHORT | Texas Premiere | USA 18min.
Emma doesn’t see her mom much. One visit goes awry when her mom’s dealer boyfriend takes her for a ride. Can Emma retain her innocence ?
North American Premiere | USA | 16min.
12:30PM CROWLEY THEATER
As LA wakes up and goes to work, so do TJ, BLAKE and TOMMY, three junkies whose workday consists of driving around L. A. in a battered Volvo station wagon, figuring out how to get their drugs for the day. As plans A, B, C, D and E fall through, the trio starts to come apart at the seams. When Blake brings up the idea of violently robbing a drug dealer friend of Tommy’s, we find out who these three really are and what they are willing to do to get what they need. A “drug” movie with no drugs, and a “road” movie that goes nowhere. Tommy Swerdlow
FEATURE | Texas Premiere | USA 83min.
2PM **EVENT | POOL PARTY | BAR NADAR **
2-5PM POOL PARTY!
Bar Nadar, St. George
Free and Open to the Public
The perfect place to chill under the big Texas sun. Relax and refresh before diving into the final evening of the festival.
2:45PM SPECIAL READING OF 2017 WINNING SCREENPLAY
by Barbara Neri
A woman arrives at an institution claiming to be Blanche DuBois, and there she meets disparate inmates that evoke shadow characters in Tennessee Williams’ play and people from his life. As identities blur, secrets are unlocked and questions are answered; but all is not as it seems, and no one will ever be the same again. Featuring professional actors from all over Texas
Actors: Jim - Ken DeZarn, Dr Odette - Amy Goodyear , Blanche - Jem Goulding , Violante - Jennifer Griffin, Hank - Adam Guerra , Ozzie - Lorraine LeMon, Rose - Indigo Rael, Raoul - Woody Mitchell
5PM CROWLEY THEATER
The wind blows, noises of armor resound. A knight escorts a young woman athwart plains. The thunder begins to scold, clouds invade the landscape. The knight, worried, stares the castle on the horizon. The end is close.
SHORT | FRANCE/USA 12min.
The aims of our hero are to understand meaning of the life, to find in it his own place. Our problem was to press time and epoch to open sense repeating dramatic problems in the history. We have tried to suggest to glance to the spectator in ourselves and to reflect on ourselves.
FEATURE | Russia 96min.
7PM CROWLEY THEATER ** CLOSING FILM **
German Shepherd puppy grows in the usual family, loves his mistress. From a nursery Brutus as a watchdog gets into a concentration camp where the psychological manipulation and training turn a harmless pet dog into a killer.
SHORT | Russia/ Belarus/Ukraine/USA/Romania| 38min.
8:30PM | SUNSET CLOSING PARTY | BUILDING 98
8:30PM - 11:30PM DESERT SUNSET CLOSING PARTY
Free and Open to the Public | Please RSVP
As the sun sets on the historic adobe compound on the fringe of town, and a magical festival week comes to a close, new and old friends share in extended goodbyes that transcend and redefine the meaning of the word. Goodbye. Special performance by Bianca Casady & the C.!.A and surprise performances throughout.