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Saturday: Block 3

Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 2pm

at Charleston Music Hall
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Drama (20 mins.) Australia/Greece, SC Premiere

Director/Writer: Antonis Tsonis

Producer: Tia Spanos Tsonis

Cast: Panos Natsis, Yannis Papadopoulos and Daphne Patakia

Synopsis: When Leon’s best friend Ari shares tragic news about his battle with cancer, unemployed and desperate to help, Leon secretly decides to become a criminal to pay for more cancer treatments. Against the backdrop of contemporary Athens, Greece, Leon’s actions to save his best friend have irreversible consequences.

 


THE GULLAH PROJECT

Short Documentary (7 mins.) USA, SC Premiere      

Director/Writer/Producer: Denise McGill

Synopsis: Descendants of slaves are under pressure to sell the land that has been in their families for generations. Farmers and fishermen on St. Helena Island, South Carolina, use hard work and common sense to preserve their pristine coastline for their children.

 


THE LAND OF EXODUS

Drama (11 mins.) USA, SC Premiere         

Director/Writer/Producer: Skinner Myers

Cast: Eddie Diaz, Alonso Alvarez, Moah Pollas, Martinez, Link Ruiz and Ernesto Cornejo

Synopsis: A Mexican street kid confronts the harsh realities of the border between the United States and Mexico as he attempts to assist an abducted American teenager.

 


IN MEMORY

Drama (15 mins.) USA, SC Premiere

Director: Robert Kirbyson

Writers: E.R. Womelsduff and Robert Kirbyson

Producers: Ron Allchin, Barbara Nicolosi and Dick Lyles

Cast: Lee Meriweather, Max Gail and Christopher Emerson

Synopsis: In a seemingly utopian future, the time has come for Beth and David to decide if their lives are still worth living. 

 


LEO TWIGGS: REQUIEM FOR MOTHER EMANUEL

Documentary Short (7 mins.) USA 

Director/Writer: Joe Clark

Producer: Ken Beale

Cast: Leo Twiggs

Synopsis: A short tribute commentary film on the artist’s series of paintings on the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. The film describes the art of Twiggs, but most importantly the grace shown by the church in the aftermath of the attack.



GETTING FAT IN A HEALTHY WAY

Short Fiction (22 mins.) Spain, SC Premiere           

Director: Kevork Aslanyan           

Writers: Kevork Aslanyan and Georgi Merdzhanov  

Producers: Toma Waszarow and Anna Stoeva         

Cast: Ovanes Torosyan, Petyo Cekov, Keti Raykova, Tsvetomira Daskalova, Ivan Matev, Silva Petrova, Lyudmila Daskalova, Ana Topalova, David Torosyan, Dimitar Katsarov and Toma Waszarow       

Synopsis: In a world where gravity is weak and skinny people fly into the sky, Constantine has never left the apartment he shares with his father Atanas. But one day the beautiful stewardess who moves into the building will change Constantine's life forever.

 

 

UNCANNY VALLEY
Sci-Fi (9 mins.) Argentina, SC Premiere 

Director/Writer: Federico Heller

Producer: German Heller

Cast: Marcela Sandra Ballesteros, Steve Kisicki, Ivan Steinhardt, Agustin Olcese, Raymond Lee and Nicole Apstein

Synopsis: In the slums of the future, virtual reality junkies satisfy their violent impulses in online entertainment. An expert player discovers that the line between games and reality is starting to fade away.    


Charleston Music Hall

37 John St.
Charleston, SC 29403

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