CCFF Shorts Program #1

CCFF Shorts Program #1

A FILM BY: Raed Alsemari, Amy Bench, Scott Calonico, Christopher Good, Will Goss, Alex Kavutskiy, Geoff Marslett, Nara Normande

***Directors Raed Alsemari, Amy Bench, Christopher Good, Alex Kavutskiy, and Geoff Marslett in attendance for a post-film Q&A***


Everything You Wanted to Know About Sudden Birth* (*but were afraid to ask) Dir. Scott Calonico | 11 min.
The amazing story of "Sudden Birth", one of the most unintentionally hilarious and disturbing educational films ever created.

Crude Oil Dir. Christopher Good | 15 min.
Jenny breaks free from a toxic friendship and learns to harness her magical, useless superpower.

Squirrel Dir. Alex Kavutskiy | 17 min.
A meager apology tests a woman's fortitude to forgive.

Dunya's DayDir. Raed Alsemari | 14 min.
Abandoned by her domestic help, Dunya fights to throw the perfect graduation soirée.

The Phantom 52Dir. Geoff Marslett | 8 min.
Loneliness is a trucker who calls out on his CB radio waiting for a reply that never comes; A ghost that haunts the deserted highways; and a whale that sings at a frequency no other whale can even hear. Featuring the voice of Tom Skerritt.

A Line Birds Cannot See Dir. Amy Bench | 9 min.
Separated from her mother by smugglers at the border, a determined 12-year-old sets out across a desert and escapes kidnappers to find her mother and a place where they can be safe again.

Sweet Steel Dir. Will Goss | 5 min.
A depressed man puts off an important task.

Guaxuma Dir. Nara Normande | 15 min.
Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the north east of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy memories.

Technical Information

Run Time: 92 mins
Format: DCP