FRIDAY SEPT. 9, 2022
7:00pm - 9:00pm
DRAMA FEATURE FILM 1 + Q&A
The Grand Bolero
Logline: In this Covid-era Italian thriller, Roxanne, a gruff middle aged pipe organ restorer struggles to control her obsessive attraction to her new 20 years old mute assistant.
Review: “The Grand Bolero is visually striking, especially during scenes in the woods, while the classical music enhances whatever emotional ambiance the scene calls for. It’s crazy to think that this is Fabbro’s first feature film because it feels so expertly crafted." (Jason Delgado, Film Threat)
9:00pm - 10:00pm
SHORT DRAMA FILMS Block 5
Break Any Spell
Logline: In this collision of reality and fantasy, a teenage girl uses Live- Action-Role-Playing (LARPing) to cope and escape from her mother, who suffers from early-onset Alzheimer’s.
Review: “Fantastic short. Quality filmmaking and storytelling.”
Logline: While stuck in a dingy laundromat, a man is confronted with the reckless actions of his past and is given an ultimatum.
Review: “Suspenseful. Good acting. Like the laundromat. It's different.”
Logline: A young boy unexpectedly finds a comic book that changes his reality.
Review: “This is a terrific short, I give it a 10+”
Slice & Hook
Logline: Slice and Hook follows a close-knit group of college friends as they make their way into adulthood.
10:00pm - 11:00pm
SHORT DRAMA FILMS Block 6
The Sweet Taste of Freedom
Logline: A man facing a life-time prison sentence has 48 hours to put his life in order.
Something in the Clouds
Logline: A fourteen-year old boy witnesses his neighbor get abducted across the street. A moment of bravery to save her will test his courage on the bike ride of his life.
Review: “Beautiful story, great writing, great directing, outstanding, believable performances. Such a great message, so inspirational!”
Logline: During Covid-19 pandemic, a student doctor struggling financially cannot focus on study. She must quickly find a way to pay her bills.