VIP PASS - EARLY BIRD

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Get the VIP Experience at the 14th Annual Lady Filmmakers Festival SEPTEMBER 20TH-26TH in Beverly Hills, CA!
Get priority seating in the theatre and reserved seating at parties and panels/workshops plus
2 small popcorns and 2 small drink certificates redeemable at the concession stand.

Opening Night Party is Tuesday, September 20th which includes a drink ticket and heavy hot d'oeuvres and live music at iconic 208 Rodeo in Beverly Hills.
Films will screen at the Fine Arts Theatre (Beverly Hills) from Wednesday, September 21st - Sunday, September 25th.
Closing Night Awards Party is Monday, September 26th in Beverly Hills at Via Alloro.
Workshops and Panels will take place between September 21st-September 25th and more details to follow. Please see web site for updates and past examples of panels.

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Get the VIP Experience at the 14th Annual Lady Filmmakers Festival SEPTEMBER 20TH-26TH in Beverly Hills, CA!
Get priority seating in the theatre and reserved seating at parties and panels/workshops plus
2 small popcorns and 2 small drink certificates redeemable at the concession stand.

Opening Night Party is Tuesday, September 20th which includes a drink ticket and heavy hors d'oeuvres and live music at iconic 208 Rodeo in Beverly Hills.
Films will screen at the Fine Arts Theatre (Beverly Hills) from Wednesday, September 21st - Sunday, September 25th.
Closing Night Awards Party is Monday, September 26th in Beverly Hills at Via Alloro.
Workshops and Panels will take place between September 21st-September 25th and more details on the VIP Page of our official web site: www.ladyfilmmakers.com

Shorts Block #1

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"Betty Skelton: Boundless" Directed By Pam A Miller his is a story of a woman who refused to be held back by societal norms. No one - man or woman influenced the post-World War 2 transportation industry more than Betty Skelton. Nicknamed "The First Lady of Firsts"

"Dear Diary" Directed By Yulong Jones - A woman cleaning out her childhood room is uncomfortable with facing her past self. The old diary that she disregards magically finds its way back to her, echoing the voice of her childhood self.

"Lilian" Directed By Cathy Tyson - Lilian Bader, a mixed-race war veteran of Barbadian-English descent, had enlisted into the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) in 1941 as an instrument repairer, and rose to the rank of Corporal. The story begins in Bournemouth 1960, where Lilian enrols as a mature student.

"UNBOUND" Directed By Sarah Moshman - Weeks before giving birth to her first child, Dr. Anna Fisher is chosen for a mission to space. Although the decision to go is easy, Anna is faced with the difficult intersection of motherhood and ambition on the way to her dream. Inspired by a true story.

"UnCredited" Directed By Fearron DeWeese - Go backstage on opening night at Valley Hills Film Festival. Told through the lens of Elle Ives, one of the lead producers of the festival.

Bridge to the Other Side FEATURE - Block #2

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World Premiere of KT Curran's drama, "Bridge to the Other Side". Produced By Jerry Chambless. Starring Valerie LeBlanc, Chase Garland.
Logline: In a world skidding towards collapse, one woman rises up to face the flames.
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Broken Drawer Directed By Rippin Sindher - Following a sudden breakup with his fiancé, Arjun Singh must confront childhood trauma hidden deep inside his family's heirloom. Inspired by true events and a tragic hate crime, Broken Drawer explores the power of love and letting go.

Shorts Block #3

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Hedgehog Directed By Ye'ela Rosenfeld - A Hispanic caregiver at a nursing home, finds out one night, that one of her patients is a former Nazi criminal hiding under a false identity.

The Pamphlet Directed By Justin Heyl - October 1944. Allied forces determine to destroy the sea-dikes of the Netherlands. Their first target is the coastal village of occupied Westkapelle. Pamphlets warning the citizens of the impending danger fall into the hands of two young lovers on a secret rendezvous in the dunes.

Hummingbird Directed By Lindsey E Gary - Over one disorienting evening, Rosa discovers that her daughter has developed unusual abilities that threaten the harmony of her perfect family, and the world at large.

Memory Directed By Stephanie Turci - A young woman puts on a backyard play for her mother, Maria, sick with Alzheimer's, to transport her back into her lost memories for one magical night.

In love with a problem Directed By Julie Kim - Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao were still in high school when they discovered plastic-eating bacteria in Vancouver’s Fraser River. Passionate about the problem of plastic waste, the two millennial innovators are now on an inspiring journey to solve it. Their dedication has taken them all the way from Vancouver to Silicon Valley.

The Walled Garden Directed By Emma Morley - Two people, separated in time, united through their love of The Walled Garden and their concern for its future.

1874 – Undergardener Matthew Lacy (Tom York) is proud to be foreman at Treefall House. Matthew’s passion is the estate’s walled kitchen garden he had worked on as a Garden Boy when he was a child.

Unexpected FEATURE - Block #4

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Directed By David B Hunt. Produced By Patricia Heaton. Starring Joe Mazzello, Anna Camp and Neil Flynn.
Synopsis: Music critic Bob is out of a job, addicted to Zoloft, and trying to wrangle the menagerie of animals that his wife Amy has accumulated. Will adopting a baby cure their existential angst? Or should they just rescue another duck?

Dance Block # 5

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Be Still Directed By Nicole Manoochehri - In a world of excessive noise, one finds stillness.

Falling Dreams Directed By Jordan Miller - A surreal journey of self-discovery, with soundtrack by Very Good, "Falling Dreams" explores the protagonists’ relationship to herself and her community — the people who intoxicate us with inspiration and belonging.

"John L" Black Midi Directed By Nina McNeely - An absurdist dance and animation extravaganza about when cult followers turn on their leader.

Once There Was III Directed By Nina McNeely - women bound to a shared soul oscillating between the throes of brutality and piety. A visceral display of true sisterhood- they suffer together, thrive together and bleed together.

In This Body Directed By Caroline Aylward - A short film dedicated to womxn's body image and self worth. Shot with an all female cast and crew in Boston, MA, this film feature womxn from the community moving from a place of fear to empowerment, using movement as a channel for transformation.

MIRAGE Directed By Tina Nubia Love - A metaphorical dance fantasy in the desert.

Bears Stars and Trees Directed By Malgorzata Nowacka-May - What we see and what we do not see – the knowledge of the Seven Grandfathers Teachings brings ancient Indigenous wisdom to a world desperate for salvation.

When We Arrive As Flowers Directed By Susan C O'Brien - Diovanna, a dancer realizes her transfemme identity through a choreographic journey of self-discovery, celebration, and the poetic metaphor of a flower coming to bloom.

En Dehors de Toi Directed By Kajsa Eklund - When Mia and Sasha are alone, everything is easy. They are free to love each other, uninhibited by their fears and the opinions of those around them. Unfortunately, life isn’t always that simple.

Vultures Directed By Daniel Denegre - At the end of a dying world, two scavengers are running out of options. When they find a way out, one doesn't hesitate to take what she can. But when faced with her victim, she has to decide if her survival is what’s most important.

I AM NOT OK Directed By Gabrielle Lansner - A mother and son respond to the unending killings of black Americans amidst the backdrop of the protests that followed the death of George Floyd. Dance and archival photographs are woven together to evoke fear, outrage, and anger and the need for communities to come together and find solutions.

Heart Directed By Allison Chaves - A couple is going through a difficult time in their relationship as they are both unhappy in some way, but they are unable to communicate with each other.

This Little House I Planned Directed By Summer Baldwin - A dream-like uncovering of the in-between through dance, landscape and sound.

Behind the Clouds Directed By Denia Zerouali - 3 générations of women facing Alzheimer decease.

Traum Directed By Silvia Giambrone - Traum means dream in German, but in Italian and English it sounds like the word trauma. With the performance and accompanying sculptures that comprise TRAUM, it is Silvia Giambrone’s intention to remind us of the dream-like reality that trauma can instigate.

Mirror Image Directed By Emily Freeze - A dancer struggling with her body image comes to the realization that she is a role model to her younger sister.

Shorts Block # 6

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The Coupon Directed By Laura Seay - A woman finds herself embroiled in a Kafkaesque legal nightmare when her husband gives away the cutesy romantic coupon she made for him to a stranger, and that stranger shows up on her doorstep demanding she honor it.

Whores Directed By Sydney Painter - Disillusioned with her survival jobs and disappointed by her dating prospects, Avery, a struggling comedienne, gives gig-economy sex work a shot. With her long history, it sounds like easy money, plus a little thrill. With the help of some close friends coaching her to be the best little prostitute she can be, she discovers there's more overlap between her new hustle and her old performing arts grind than she anticipated.

Breakfast Club Directed By Sumin Kim - A lonely though bold and unusual woman joins a club for feminists but fails to fit in.

Running on Love, Season 1 (Pilot) Directed By Katie Preston - Pilot: Kris is unhappy. She feels trapped in her relationship and can’t separate sexual connection from emotional connection. She asks Justin to consider sleeping with other people while she figures out what she is missing.

Triple A Directed By JB Rutagarama - A man and a woman wait for AAA to arrive after a hard day.

Perfect Match Directed By Lynda Reiss - A woman wants to search the internet for her soul mate, and invites a friend over to help her choose.

TULA Directed By Bea de Silva - Tula is the cleaning lady at a private school for girls. During her workday, she meets the headteacher's fourteen-year-old daughter in the toilet. The girl is going to tell Tula her secret. Tula will have to decide whether to help her or not.

I Mustache You Directed By Shara Ashley Zeiger - A whimsical magical realistic comedy, inspired by Buster Keaton, Looney Tunes, and NYC about Abby, a woman with social anxiety, OCD and agoraphobic tendencies who receives an invitation to love, self acceptance, and the outside world.

Balloon Animal FEATURE - Block #7

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Directed By Em Johnson. Produced By Katherine Waddell, Ruvi Leider, Monica O'Hara,Ben Plotkin. Starring Kathering Waddell, Ilia Volok, Michael David Wilson, Danielle Baez, Erin Rae Li.
Synopsis: A young circus performer, Poppy Valentine, is stuck under the harsh demands of her father and their community's expectations. But while on a quick night out to let loose and have some fun with her friends, she finds herself captivated by small-town America, which then forces her to question everything.

Mirror Game + Shorts Block #8

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La Premiere of Drama Feature Film, The Mirror Game Directed By William J. Stribling - Two old friends. One big ask. The Mirror Game is the story of a friendship pushed to its limits. Childhood friends Rose and Abe both find themselves in Las Vegas on the same weekend, but when Rose asks Abe for a life-changing favor, the evening takes a turn for the unexpected, and the two spend the night trying to beat the odds.
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Shorts
The Leap Directed By Zoe Loftowski - A man drops a woman off after a romantic night together -- planning never to see her again - but gets a talking-to from the sweater she's left behind in the car.

Someone to Carry You Directed By Cyrina Faillo - After receiving an unexpected text from her childhood BFF, Serena reminisces about the ups and downs of adolescence and meeting her first real soulmate, Laura Lee.

Halloween Teasers Shorts - Block #9

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Ages of Man Directed By Claire Leona Apps - An anthology fiction short where three men find themselves in vulnerable positions with three women. This comedic horror drops the audience in the middle of stories about the invisible labor that women perform every day, the labor that makes the world go round.

Black Creek Trail Directed By Soma Helmi - A woman on a solo backpacking trip battles her intuition when she encounters a friendly and overly helpful hiker whom she can't seem to shake.

Dirty Laundry Directed By Westley Cornwell - After an infuriating argument with his soon-to-be baby mama, a young screenwriter sets off to the apartment laundry room for some boozy respite only to meet the alluring cowgirl from his dream. Or was it a nightmare?

Gnaw Directed By Rosalee Yagihara - When Cote gets a hangnail it gets the best of her, nothing can help her, not even her attentive and caring girlfriend. Her obsession with her hangnail reduces her to her rawest form.

Harvey & Sunshine Directed By Damon McGinnis & Madeleine Murden - A couple struggles over their decision to bring a stranger into their relationship.

Into the Stream By Quetzal Bulnes - A boy, Cesar, wakes up in an abandoned workshop, intrigued tries to escape with his friend Yooko, however, the terror of his nightmares will make his escape a difficult task.

Joshua Directed By - Austin Lewis - Identical twin sisters seek to remedy a childhood trauma, but each attempt takes them further into the deep end.

Mosquito Directed By Alexis B Preston - How much pain should we tolerate from the ones we love?
When every kiss from Ava's boyfriend causes an itchy bite, Ava must decide between love and her own health.

Off Limits Directed By Megan Gorman - A girl struggles with taking the "safer option" of a rideshare.

The Maid Directed by Kristin Goodman - A maid arrives at a palatial home and discovers an evil living inside that has no intention of letting her leave.

The Plan Directed By Gigi Burgdorf - Amy and Becca - two ordinary women - find themselves in an extraordinary situation. Fighting anxiety and doubt, they come up with a plan to solve their problem and eliminate the mess.

Shorts Block #10

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To The Wood Directed By Miho Kahn - "God is good and He’s in the Wood" is the enduring refrain of little Adeline, an ever shrinking child who doesn’t fit in, and longs for the beauty, peace and safety of “The Wood.” Fine art, puppetry, and salvaged collectables intersect with beautiful live action film to create a world that allows us to imagine and follow Adeline's journey to her dream.

The Fork in the Road Directed By Carolyn Corkindale - The film mostly follows a boy who is escaping within himself. He is caught up in fantasies in the woodland that reflect the trials he faces in the real world. As these occur, there are glimpses of his parallel life in the real world, experiences of the boy who chose not to follow the path less travelled, but to return home to an uncomfortable situation

Bridge Directed By Shannon Morrall - When her grandfather passes away, a young girl sets off on a quest to find him and bring him home. "Bridge" explores a child's journey experiencing grief and loss for the first time.

Waiting in the Wings Directed By Josie Andrews - A short documentary that follows Five Star Theatricals and Teatro Frida Kahlo, two non-profit theaters in southern California as they attempt to reopen amidst the Covid19 pandemic. With the threat of surging coronavirus cases and bureaucratic hurdles, how will they save the art form that has sustained them both financially and emotionally?

Zero Stars Directed By Kirsten Foe - A shocking event leaves a wife fighting against lemons and privilege to avenge her husband.

Bird Keeper Directed By Linda Dahlem - Young Lumen finds herself captured in a surreal world between death and life. Guided by the dreamcatcher she has to face her inner self and make a tough choice before she is able to see the light that brings her back home.

A Moveable Feast Directed By Yixue Wang - A Moveable Feast is an animation about animal protection. In a de-anthropocentric view, it shows how the animals living freely in the forest become a feast on the table. By comparing the natural environments before and after, the work emphasize the goal to strive for a world of peaceful coexistence between humans and the natural environment.

Pluto's Gender Directed By Hsiao-Hsia Huang - By teaching his sister about the nature of planets, a young astronomy professor, Gavin, reveals a hidden aspect of his own nature.

Shorts Block #11

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Grandes Horizontales Directed By Leslie Zemeckis - Grandes Horizontales is a documentary about the lives, loves and enduring influence in art, literature and fashion of the Grandes Horizontales - the A-list of courtesans, the pop stars of their day. They were a part of the demi-monde. The term literally means, half world, or shadow world, and refers to those living on the fringe.

Each Lovely Thing Directed By Paloma Nozicka - In the midst of setting up for a mysterious party, a woman tries to stop her flighty younger sister from making a devastating choice.

Betsy & Irv Directed By Nicole Noren - Using extensive archival video and photography, Betsy & Irv opens in the fall of 1978, as the Penn State football team seeks its first-ever number one national ranking. Senior Betsy Sailor is sexually assaulted the week after school begins by a member of the football team. As the undefeated season rolls on, so does Betsy’s resolve and quest for justice.

My Dear Friend, Body Directed By Rós Alexander - 'My Dear Friend, Body' is a short film created in isolation* by Rós Alexander, that explores the relationship between a girl and her body. We live in a world that teaches us to judge our bodies, leading to many of us saying the cruellest things to the mirror.

Wannabe Directed By Josie Andrews - On the verge of their big break, a 90s girl group will stop at nothing to push themselves to stardom. But the promise of the future shifts to a nightmare when spotlights reveal a familiar face from the past, causing their frontman Jada to freeze mid-audition.

Not a Teacup Directed By Mattan Cohen - This video is about the harmful effects of purity culture, including the testimonies of dozens of survivors and what objects their sexuality was referred to. Features stop-motion body painting and lots of teacups!

Leveling Lincoln FEATURE - Block #12

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Directed by Arden Lewis. Produced by Arden Lewis, Tinks Lovelace, Kimberly Woods
Leveling Lincoln - Documentary Premiere - West Coast Premiere -
Synopsis: The film, Leveling Lincoln interviews the children who lived the history behind the landmark desegregation case of Taylor vs. Board of Education of New Rochelle, NY - 1960-1964. This case branded the city the “Little Rock of the North” in the press, leveled an entire school, and brought the Civil Rights struggle to the “tolerant” North East. The Supreme Court made a covenant with the minority parents of our nation that they could seek a better education in every school district. With the best of intentions, they sent their small children into white schools. What were the intended and unintended consequences?

Lift - Directed By Dana Koops Synopsis: Stuck in an elevator, a feared member of the apartment complex and a frightened Latino youth are challenged to discover each other's humanity.

Queen Of The Desert DIRECTED BY MARY ANN ROTONDI -Synopsis: When a young Black woman hitches a ride with a lonely trucker, her arrival in his cab presents them both with an uncomfortable journey. An unscheduled stop forces them to confront their prejudices, allowing them to form an unexpected bond.

Division FEATURE + Short Block #13

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World Premiere of Drama "Division". Directed By Jason Winn - A z-list actress connects with a fan who has opposing political views, will they come together or prove we're too far apart?
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Father Daughter Dance Directed By Gabrielle Fox - A daughter confronts her father about his "hunting" trip with the guys.

Gringa FEATURE - Block #14

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Los Angeles Premiere of Feature Father/Daughter Coming of Age Dramedy, "Gringa", Directed by Mary Eng and EJ Foerster.
Starring Judy Greer, Roselyn Sánchez,Steve Zahn, Gala Montes, and Jess Gabor.
“Gringa” is a heartwarming story of healing and second chances. There is a lot of work to do. Dad drinks too much and his daughter's self-esteem is in the toilet—along with most of what she eats thanks to her battle with bulimia.

But somehow these two misfits begin to make each other stronger, better, more loving and real.

Shorts Block #15

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42 Tickets Available
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YuanYuan Directed By Shiyue Xu - "A young girl named Yuanyuan once lived in a happy family with loving parents. But when her mother found out that she is pregnant, her unborn brother brought upon a tense atmosphere into the family. At the same time, Yuanyuan found out about her father’s “affair” and in order to protect her home, Yuanyuan launches her “master plan”
Before It's Time To Say Goodnight - A Bedtime Lullaby Directed By Diane F Baumann - Pansie the piglet can't sleep because she is terrified of the outside noises. Fiore the Fairy helps her to overcome her fear and shows her that the night sounds are not so scary after all.

Odd Dog Directed By Keika Lee - A young boy pleads with his mother to get him a dog but his mother prefers a cat. Years later, the boy runs into what looks like a cat on the street. Can the cat win the boy over with his crazy dog-like antics and become the boy's "odd dog"?

Push Directed By Varina Shaughnessy - a story of self discovery, found in the simple joys of skateboarding. Written and directed by Jasmine Quinones, the film explores ideas of identity and quickly becomes an anthem for the inner-strength that can be found in finding a community

The Empyrean Directed By Hannah Smith - In a future world full of darkness and oppression, a young girl, inventive and determined, fights to see ‘the stars’ for the first time.

Tippy Topper Directed By Isis Rubio & Paige Thorsen - A fledgling jello gets too curious about his final destination in a massive food processing plant, a mistake that sends him on a unexpected adventure.

Put It Back Directed By Diane Catsburrow Linnet - The boy is told he has to let the fish go.

Just Believe Directed By Nya Chambless A confidently precocious, home-schooled girl begins to doubt herself and her social skills in the wake of life changing news.

The Jackalope Directed By Jenna Sackett - When an imaginary friend comes to life, a lonely boy embarks on a challenging journey towards reconciling with his sister.

Head Over Heels Directed By Regan Patterson - A pair of socks that are madly in love get separated when one is lost on the way to the laundry. After a series of traumatic adventures for the stray sock, the two are united again through an unexpected discovery of a playful young girl.

Yes No Maybe Directed By Isabella Herrera - As Vanessa hunts down the thief who stole her package, she and her best friend Nicolette fall into an unforeseen ever-changing story - one that will test their life-long friendship.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Directed By Shiyue Xu - Throughout Tommy’s life, the song “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” has undergone many changes that mirror his journey through the different stages of his life.

THE NICKNAME Directed By Lisa Aimola - A nickname picks you.

Woman of the House Feature + Shorts Block #16

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Los Angeles Premiere of Dramedy Woman of the House Directed By Michelle Salcedo - YA novelist, Christine Chandler, surprises her group of friends at her anniversary party: she's filing for divorce and sleeping with the much younger lifeguard. But when her husband goes missing, her friends start to worry and begin to question their loyalty to her and each other.

ANACONDA Directed By Chelsea Gonzalez - Single and new to LA, Annie agrees to tag along with a group of new friends to Burning Man. When they all have to unexpectedly share ONE hotel room in Reno, she finds herself in a terribly embarrassing situation that could ruin her newfound love interest. After a comedy of errors, Annie is forced to make the decision that could define her forever.

Send Me A Color Directed By Molly Tomecek - A young successful woman, Mae, lives alone and sends more than she is comfortable with in hopes of holding the attention of a man who is texting her.

Pistachio Directed By Isabella Spadone - When Petra spends an evening with her best friend Sanna, Sanna asks how she knew she was bi. Petra tries in earnest to show her the truth.

Caralique Feature +Shorts Block #17

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Los Angeles Premiere of Feature, Caralique Directed By Elizabeth Blake-Thomas - Caralique is a determined, young fashion designer looking to bring color to the people around her. Constantly being told no, Caralique must learn to stick to her instincts and continually try again in order to achieve her childhood dreams. Starring Isabella Blake-Thomas

The Lady Edison Directed By Jaye Davidson -In 1870, Margaret Knight launched a patent dispute that would be the first of its kind. She is forced to prove in court that she the designer, is the rightful owner of the patent of the machine that puts bottoms on paper bags; not Charles Annan, the man who has already built it.

Touch Directed By Cat Dale - TOUCH is a story about the power of love and how we pass that from one generation to the next. Riley and her grandmother, Nana, always had a special relationship, mostly centered around baking. Riley’s mother, Babs, never understood this connection, nor had much in common with her daughter. When Nana is put into hospice, Babs tries to help Riley accept that Nana will not be around forever.

Honey Bee Directed By Sandy Garfunkel - Honey Bee is a short visual poem which reflects on memory, and moments in life that mark us and hold us back. For each of us, various moments leave their mark, but this one is inspired by today's headlines.

Shorts Block #18

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The United States was my Mom Directed By Olga Jaramillo - Sara Raquel was born and raised in San Salvador, El Salvador. She left El Salvador at 16 in 2016, crossing the Mexican border to reunite with her mother who migrated to the United States when Sara Raquel was three years old. Sara Raquel S. became a permanent resident of the United States in August 2021.

The Book of Ruth Directed By Becca Roth - Margo, Dan, Jordan, and Lizzy visit grandmother Ruth for Passover. Later that night, Lizzy finds Ruth watching a midnight news story about Anne Frank’s death. Lizzy then confesses to have known a related secret for years and Ruth is left with some explaining to do.

Emilia Directed By Christina Guillen - Emilia and her granddaughter Silvia have a very special bond. This relationship will be truncated with the appearance of the first symptoms of Alzheimer's.

Distance Directed By Seri DeYoung - Two sisters reunite when the despondent younger sibling is kicked out of college and refuses to seek help.

Blue Moon Directed By Diliana Deltcheva - A family unravels one evening as they struggle with the best course of care for their mother, who is in the later stages of Alzheimer's.

No Girls Allowed! Directed By Courtney Deelen - An empowering documentary set out to inspire change by calling out toxic sexism in geek culture.

RAINE Directed By FREY dagne - Raine touches on the interesting historical and ongoing dynamic between Ethiopia and Italy. The story focuses on an Ethiopian child who is abandoned by her father at birth only to be brought back, at the age of six, into his destructive world. The events of that day lead Raine to be hunted throughout her life, until she learns to become the hunter.

The Multi Directed By Natasha Ofili & Storm Smith - An isolated Black Deaf woman has constructed a world of order to keep a childhood trauma buried deep in her psyche. Then an unexpected turn of events forces her to confront her demons from the past who threaten to destroy everything she has built. She tries to keep control of her life before it's too late.

Conceal & Carry Directed By Carlos Velasco - In a not too distant future new laws have created more hurdles for basic medical rights. Police are militant and anonymous, citizens going into clinics can become criminals.

SIGNING Directed By Gina Catalfo Nelson - A heartwarming teenage love story about trust and accepting others for exactly who the are. Noah begins to fall in love with his new neighbor Becky, only to find out she has a secret.

Life's A Pitch Workshop

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2 hour class about the written & elevator pitch. Every participant will get a chance to pitch their script, and the class will vote on the Best Pitch. Winner receives 10 free pitches on VPF. Participants get one free pitch for attending.
Free to Filmmaker Pass and VIP Pass Holders.
Early Bird Pricing Now! Please note prices go up after September 1.

Framing The Lens Directing Panel

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A candid discussion with professional working directors on their insights for a successful day on set, prep, overcoming challenges, and their favorite tools they use!
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* Filmmaker Pass Holders get a snack included at the event. VIP Pass Holders will also get a drink ticket for a small drink.
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Writers Panel

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A candid discussion with professional writers on their experiences in the industry and writing.
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Casting Panel

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A Virtual candid discussion with veteran Casting Directors in the industry over ZOOM. Please go to our 2022 Event Page for more details on our speakers!

Please note all passes must registered to (1) person and are not transferrable after September 5th.
Passes and Tickets are non-refundable after September 10th.
Early Bird Prices end September 1st.
A photo is required for all VIP PASS HOLDERS.
A Mask is required for all indoor activities and film screenings.
Pass Holder or Ticket Holder will not come to events if sick.
Tickets will be available at the door unless SOLD OUT.
Tickets are Will Call
Ticket Prices are higher at the door.
If you arrive late, we reserve the right to not allow late access to the screenings so please arrive early.