2016 High School Student Films

Saturday, March 5th

11:30 am
NAVY MEMORIAL BURKE THEATER
$5 AT THE DOOR


 COUNTDOWN

Directed by Valeria Hansenn
(USA/2015/6:51mins)

Michael Gemelli has the ability to see countdowns above other people’s heads, indicating how long they have left until they die. One day he follows a girl with a dangerously low countdown, and ends up finding himself in a room full of people with the exact same time left on their countdowns.


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DOMAR – TO TAME

Directed by Benjamin Ades
(USA/2015/6:47mins)

A short portrait of a horse tamer and instructor from Uruguay and his passion for taming.


INCUBUS

Directed by Jacob Chang-Rascle
(USA/2015/5:42mins)

A boy sets out on an amateur archaeology assignment with his dad. After he finds a mysterious key, the day takes a turn for the worse as supernatural powers turn a pleasant afternoon into a nightmare.


JUVENILE JUSTICE

Directed by Gandhi Brigade Youth Media
(USA/2015/8:08mins)

It was a turbulent spring of 2015 as protesters and rioters took to the streets of Baltimore expressing their frustration with the justice system. Fifty miles away seven high school students watched the scene unfold and asked themselves why it happened.


LUCIDITY


Directed by Meredith Morran and Ellis Kauffman

(USA/2015/5mins) 

The line between dream and reality is often blurred.


MY TIGER AND I

Directed by Josh Leong
(USA/2015/3:59mins)

A soldier and his dog relish a special bond from their experiences over the years. But when carefree curiosity grasps ahold of him, the young man is catapulted into a reality of fear, guilt, and confusion.


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Directed by Joshua Tebeau
(USA/2015/27:27mins)

The film explores the perspectives of Jewish Child Holocaust Survivors as they rebuilt their lives after the Second World War. Nine survivors’ voices are interwoven together into an ensemble telling the  untold story of the efforts of child survivors to build normal and productive lives from tragic beginnings.


SOMETIMES, MAYBE


Directed by Cole Bacani

(USA/2015/5:41mins)

While packing for college one evening, Anna stumbles upon a mysterious letter that seems to hold her back.


THE CLASSROOM

Directed by Luiz Francisco Alves de Araujo, Tiago Lemos de Araujo Machado , Lucas Gonçalves de Oliveira, and Maria Clara Francabandiera
(Brazil/2015/2:32mins)

A regular day in the classroom that shows different types of teachers and students.


THE RINGING

Directed by Zhe Chen
(China/2015/5:24mins)

A man uses his memory to explore his childhood tragedy, which influences his actions when he ironically faces the circumstances again.


THE WORM


Directed by Alex Rafael Rose
(UK/2015/6mins)

A boy’s doodle comes to life and wreaks havoc all over his house and body.


WOUND – A FILM DIARY

Directed by Lauren Loesberg
(USA/2015/3mins)

A result of the usage of film as a therapeutic outlet. This film is about the filmmaker’s relationship with ambition and the pressure she feels from both herself and society.


YOUNG

Directed by Jack Hochschild
(USA/2015/15mins) 

Set in the south of England, the elder of two orphaned sisters has a child, which puts strain on their relationship. Evie tries to comfort her older sister Molly, now faced with the failure of her dream.


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