2019 OFFICIAL CIFF SELECTIONS

Features, Shorts, Music Videos & Screenplays - in alphabetical order.
10 SYLLABLES
Dir. Emily Skyle-Golden
Short Film Program #8
Saturday, July 27th
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

One woman's inspirational journey to turn her #metoo into everyone's #nomore.

15 DOWN
Dir. Mike Hayhurst
Short Films Program #4
Friday, July 26th
5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

A transformative summer finds 3 generations  of the Yau family discover what it means to be a mother and a daughter.

3 DAYS
Dir. Julie Sharbutt
Short Films Program #1
Thursday, July 25th
9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

When three women friends sense danger on a camping trip, they keep each other laughing until a horrible twist makes them feel more alone than ever.

40 MINUTES OVER MIAMI
Dir. Michael Feld, Josh Covitt
Short Films Program #8

Saturday, July 27th

5:30 p.m - 7:30 p.m.

For 40 minutes on January 13, 2018, the fate of the world hung in the balance, for Larry and Penny... their Hawaiian vacation was ruined.

ABOVE THE HIDING
Dir. Bryon Evans
Short Film Program #6 Music
Friday, July 26th
11:00 p.m. - 2:00AM a.m.

THE NOVELISTS

A boy grows up struggling with what society expects him to be.

ADINA E - CHANGING
Dir. Yoni Goodman 
Short Film Program #6 Music
Friday, July 26th
11:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

A young girl runs away from home,  not knowing where her path will take her, she heads out on a journey of self discovery.

ALERT
Dir. Marcus Støren 
Short Film Program #9 
Sunday, July 28th
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

After a five year old girl dies during an operation her parents sue the doctor believing he is responsible for her death.

ALL I SEE IS THE FUTURE
Dir. Nancy Dionne
Short Film Program #2 
Friday, July 26th
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

An Optometrist and a former inmate form an unlikely relationship that helps the vision of his future come into sight.

ANAMNESIS
Dir. Vincent Moran
Short Film Program #11 
Sunday, July 28th
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Anamnesis is a family drama/thriller that focuses on the fickle nature of memory and the impact it has on us and our love ones.

AROUND THE SUN
Dir. Oliver Krimpas
Feature Film Two 
Friday, July 26th
1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Touring a repossessed chateau, a film location scout falls for its flirtatious representative, who recounts the story of an influential book written there.

AUGUST IN THE CITY
Dir. Christie Conochalla
Short Film Program #7 
Saturday, July 27th
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Two young women find themselves completely drawn to each other but one fears the repercussions of society in 1978 Brooklyn.

BAD PEOPLE
Dir. Giorgi Tavartkiladze
Short Film Program #3 
Friday, July 26th
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

1991 Tbilisi, Georgia after the collapse of the USSR, in the midst of a civil war, Gia tries to find medicine for his son when he meets an old friend who fights on the opposite side.

BAD TRASH
Dir. Stephanie Franz
Short Film Program #1 
Thursday, July 25th
9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

While struggling to put a past relationship behind her, Nicole’s day takes a turn when she begins to suspect someone is stalking her.

BE A BEAR - ABOUT LINKS
Dir. Duccio Parisini 
Short Film Program #6 Music 
Friday, July 26th
11:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

A reflection of different worlds, held side-by-side served with a side of irony.

BERTIE
Dir. Garry Crystal
Short Film Program #14 
Sunday, July 28th
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

A classic suburban tale of parenthood, bereavement and a mysterious pug.

BLACK STAR RISING
Writer:  Doug Williams 
Table Reading 
Sunday, July 28th
3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Barbara Jordan conquers poverty and racism to become a leading black politician in the 1970s.

BREATHE
Dir.Mitch Yapko
Short Film Program #1 
Thursday, July 25th
9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

When Marvin comes home from work one day, he discovers that not everything is as it was when he left - it seems that the air outside isn't for everyone anymore.