In an encore celebration of our stand-out films for 2014, the Atlanta Film Festival proudly presents the festival's best of the best Short Films Block; programmed by Christina Humphrey.
Location: LeFont Sandy Springs Theaters
Seating Time: 6:30PM (7PM showtime)
Price: $6.00; free for members with their 2014 pass (NOTE: Need your pass reprinted? Email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Line Information: Online ticket buyers will be admitted into Priority Seating Group B.
SHORT FILMS BLOCK
Confusion Through Sand – Danny Madden – USA - 12:00
A nineteen year old kid finds himself alone in a hostile desert, scared as hell and trained to react.
Monkey Rag - Joanna Davidovich – USA – 3:45
A bouncy, animated romp set to the rollicking Asylum Street Spankers tune.
empathia - Cali Berry – USA - 4:35
Troubled by matters of her past, filmmaker Cali Berry reflects on her relationship with her mother as she considers forgiveness and her own intimate relationships.
Thomas Bennett - Nathan Honnold – USA - 9:40
An Intimate portrait of my friend Thomas, who lives on the fringes of society. Every week he gets a check from the state of Georgia for $30, and he spends his allowance buying costume jewelry, war medals, and trophies.
Saturar - Joshua Winters – USA - 1:35
The film in which a man is squirted with ketchup and mustard.
Welcome to Dignity Pastures - Brian Lonano – USA - 3:21
Dignity Pastures Funeral Home takes great pride in assisting families to grieve their lost and will give you a respectable and dignified service...no matter what happens.
Bait - Jared Young, Raymond Carr – USA - 9:57
A desperate father uses his willing young son as bait to rescue his wife from a monster conjuring cult.
All You Can Eat - Tommy Groth – USA - 3:05
Did you have nightmares about clowns when you were a child? Do you still have nightmares? This short film about a clown and his secret will confirm your fear.
Ed is a Portal - Darrell C. Hazelrig – USA - 9:22
"Ed is a Portal" is a sci fi comedy by the New Puppet Order about all of life's little headaches: obnoxious coworkers, slovenly roommates, and having an interdimensional gateway growing in the back of one's head.
Olive - Harriet-Lane Ngo – USA – 3:04
Olive finds herself lost in the woods. When she sees a tree in the clearing, she attempts to climb it.
For additional information and to view a trailer these shorts, please check out this block's home on our festival website here.
Christina Humphrey is the Atlanta Film Festival's Short Film Programmer; she lovingly curated each of these films, out of over 2,000 submissions from 20 different countries, for our 2014 festival audience and filmmakers.
ADDITIONAL "BEST OF THE FEST" INFORMATION
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During our attendance record-breaking 2014 festival, our members enjoyed a plethora of benefits and communicated rave reviews. We're thrilled to have announced our dates for 2015 (March 20th-29th) and can't wait to wow them all over again!
For those interested in becoming members, now couldn't be a better time to join. Not only will you receive unlimited access to all "Best of the Fest" screenings, but you'll also receive access to our 10-day 2015 festival, which comes with year-round membership benefits through December 31st, 2015.
These benefits include: free ATLFF screenings and events, free early-access screenings from the big-time production companies, discounted workshops, and much more. Plus, we'll be adding new benefits throughout the year!
Furthermore, our festival caters to anyone's budget. A $50 investment gets you all of the above, with Priority Seating Group C access to every film during our 10-day festival via our wildly popular MovieHopper Card.
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2014 PASS HOLDERS
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