Friday: Block 3
Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 9pm
INVITEE (THE GUEST)
Drama (39 mins.) Russia, SC Premiere
Director/Producer: Alexander Volkovskiy
Writer: Kirill Kuznetsov
Cast: Artem Kazmin, Elena Medvedeva, Polina Olemskaya and Vadim Pozharsky
Synopsis: Aglaia, the expert on rare books, is visitng her distant relatives to find something valuable in their library. She meets their twelve-year-old son, Dima, who doesn't speak. Gradually penetrating in everyday family life, Aglaia understands what can help Dima speak…
Horror/Thriller (9 mins.) USA, SC Premiere
Director/Writer: Timothy Vandenberg
Producer: John Marchioni
Cast: Louise Byers, Jessica Farmer and Penny Skohut
Synopsis: Young Sophie has been hired to bring food every night to a mysterious old woman who is locked in an attic. Is the old woman a prisoner? Is she dangerous? Each night, as Sophie completes her task, her curiosity draws her closer and closer to what might be her last meal.
Drama (13 mins.) USA
Director/Writer: Shea Sizemore
Producers: Vanna White and Chip White
Cast: Cedric Guthrie and Rachel Jeffreys
Synopsis: An aging Luchador pounds his life away at a corporate keypunching job. His wife, a successful executive, helps him find his way back to his purpose.
Live Action Short (22 mins.) Switzerland, SC Premiere
Director/Writer: Marc Wilkins
Producer: Joël Jent
Cast: Stefan Gubser, Annelore Sarbach, Jay Abdo, Amal Omran, Hala Elula, Amed Ali, Abdusalam Mutaj Shagaj Nur, Abdinuv Yusuf, Erkan Aydogan, Tugba Dogan, Sahverdi Ali, Osman Muslu, Abdülhamit Basibüyük and Mehmet Öztürkoglu
Synopsis: During a holiday cruise a sailing yacht encounters a sinking refugee boat.
Drama/Coming of Age/Short (14 mins.) Scotland/UK, SC Premiere
Director(Writer: Martin Smith
Producer: Sarah Drummond
Cast: Mikey Hoc, Kathleen McDermott, Ali McBride, Connor Hamilton and Mark Woolner
Synopsis: When a young showman visits a new town he struggles to fit in. Seagulls follows Ryan as he attempts to bond with a group of local boys. The film explores the subtle differences in the lives of these teenage boys and how cultural bonds that are deeply ingrained are never far from the surface.
LOS ANGELES 1991
Drama (10 mins.) USA, East Coast Premiere
Writers/Producers: Zacarias, Macgregor and Tim Hyten
Cast: Chirs Conrad, Victor Ho, Jah Shams, Zach Telles and Gordon Capps
Synopsis: Los Angeles 1991 follows four different characters in the midst of racial tensions just before the riots of '92.