[title size=”1″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]International Short Films:[/title][flip_boxes columns=”3″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”17 years together” title_back=”17 years together” text_front=”Directed By: Javier Fesser” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Alicia-YAQ-Distribucion-17_YEARS_TOGETHER_STILL2-300×125.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

“17 años juntos” (17 years together) tells a touching love story that began 17 years ago and remains as strong as it was on the first day. Under this premise, Fesser delves into the lives of two couples: Pepe and Asun, who have been married for 17 years, and Walter and Mardelina, domestic employees who have to take care of everything for the celebration. Although it is also Mardelina’s birthday and both had asked for the night off.

Runtime: 0:15:00

Screening: Friday, Sept. 28th

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Theatre: ACC Theater

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Bittersweet” title_back=”Bittersweet” text_front=”Directed By: Jeffrey Chu” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-09-10-at-6.13.04-PM-258×300.png” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]

A stubborn old man endures his wife’s persistent nagging while struggling to find a dish, Huo Fang, a taste from his distant youth, however a bite of it puts to rest their life-long quarrels.

Runtime: 0:13:00

Screening: Saturday, Sept. 29th

Time: 12:00-2:00pm

Theatre: City Hall- Catalina

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Bless Me Father” title_back=”Bless Me Father” text_front=”Directed By: Paul M. Horan” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Paul-H-Bless_Me_Father_STILL_5-300×170.png” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]In a small Irish town where secrets are rare, a local man goes to church to confess his.

Runtime: 0:15:40

Screening: Friday, Sept. 28th

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Theatre: ACC Theater

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR PASSES[/flip_box][/flip_boxes][flip_boxes columns=”3″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”Bridget and Iain” title_back=”Bridget and Iain” text_front=”Directed By: Leah Patterson” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Leah-Patterson-Bridget_and_Iain_STILL-300×169.jpeg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

Bridget and Iain is a story of a mother’s love for her adult son.

Bridget, who tries to do everything ‘right’, learns the limits of her power to manage others. Her son Iain is charming, funny, and at times kind. He’s also an addict. Worried sick, Bridget finally gets support to make the changes that need to happen.

Runtime: 0:18:05

Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 1:30PM-3:30PM

Theatre: The Overlook

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Counterfeit Kunkoo” title_back=”Counterfeit Kunkoo” text_front=”Directed By: Reema Sengupta” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Reema-Sengupta-Counterfeit_Kunkoo_Still2-300×170.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]

In a country where marital rape is not a legal crime, it took a lot for Smita to escape an abusive marriage. She lives in a one room apartment in Mumbai, earning her living by making imitation mangalsutras (necklace worn by married women). But the recent tranquility of her life is shaken when the doorbell rings. Smita finds herself fighting beasts of a different kind as she discovers a strange pre-requisite to renting a house in middle-class Mumbai.

Runtime: 0:15:00

Screening: Saturday, Sept. 29th

Time: 11:30AM-1:00pm

Theatre: The Overlook

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”En Garde!” title_back=”En Garde!” text_front=”Directed By: Daniels Joffe” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Daniels-Yoffe-En_Garde_STILL_3-300×169.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]Ten years old Arthur is an aspiring fencer, looking up to his older brother, a successful athlete, his role model for inspiration. He depends on his brother’s advice; he longs to spar with him, even though he is doomed to lose.
But the reality he must face is that of highly competitive sport and his brother’s premature death. How does a little boy, overwhelmed with fear, see through the loss of an important adult? Through hard work, dedication and forgiveness.

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Runtime: 0:12:50

Screening: Saturday, Sept. 29th

Time: 12:00PM-2:00PM

Theatre: City Hall- Catalina

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR PASSES[/flip_box][/flip_boxes][flip_boxes columns=”3″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”ENOUGH | The Empowered Women of Korogocho” title_back=”ENOUGH | The Empowered Women of Korogocho” text_front=”Directed By: Brent Foster” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Brent-Foster-ENOUGHBrentFoster-300×169.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]A few years ago, Beatrice decided enough was enough. It was time to fight back. The result of that decision empowered the group and taught their community to respect them, value them, and to know how to be there for them.

Runtime: 0:05:00

Screening: Friday, Sept. 28th

Time: 1:30PM-3:30pm

Theatre: The Overlook

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR PASSES[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Girl of the Sky” title_back=”Girl of the Sky” text_front=”Directed By: Ariel Martin” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Ariel-Martin-Girl_of_the_sky_still3-300×113.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]

Dasha, a 15 year old Ukrainian girl with an unwanted reputation is forced to stand up to her past.

Runtime: 0:11:00

Screening: Saturday, Sept. 29th

Time: 12:00PM-2:00PM

Theatre: City Hall- Catalina

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Old Man” title_back=”Old Man” text_front=”Directed By: Trueba & Trueba” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Mailuki-Films-Abuelo1-300×127.png” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]

One night something extraordinary happens, sadly not for Carmen. Soon the dystopian society posed by “Old man” can become a reality.

Runtime: 0:08:06

Screening: Wednesday, Sept. 26th

Time: 4:00PM-6:00PM

Theatre: Courtyard Marriott- Downtown Long Beach

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[/flip_box][/flip_boxes][flip_boxes columns=”3″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”Man Of The Hour” title_back=”Man Of The Hour” text_front=”Directed By: Linda Ludwig, James Curle” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Inquisitive-Pictures-Man_of_the_Hour_STILL_2-300×169.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

Gemma receives a mysterious invitation to the birthday party of an enigmatic millionaire, Jeremy. She must pass herself off as Jeremy’s old friend and mingle with his glittering guests. Who is Jeremy and why has he tasked her with such a peculiar job?

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Runtime: 0:17:51

Screening: Saturday, Sept. 29th

Time: 2:00PM-4:00PM

Theatre: City Hall- Catalina

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Secret Sweets” title_back=”Secret Sweets” text_front=”Directed By: Aaron Ellis, Dale Peterson” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Aaron-Ellis-Secret_Sweets_STILL_2-300×188.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]

An eight-year-old boy narrates his experience of living with drugs and violence in the family home.

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Runtime: 0:09:54

Screening: Friday, Sept. 28th

Time: 1:00Pm-3:00PM

Theatre: ACC Theater

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”THE GIRLS WERE DOING NOTHING” title_back=”THE GIRLS WERE DOING NOTHING” text_front=”Directed By: Dekel Berenson” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-09-10-at-7.43.57-PM-300×180.png” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]The Girls Were Doing Nothing is a study into the conflicting nature of love and the human soul – our basic needs for stability, comfort and routine which clash with equality strong desires for novelty, variety and freedom. Marta and Jake are a married couple in their late 30’s.

Runtime: 0:17:00

Screening: Saturday, Sept. 29th

Time:

Theatre: City Hall- Catalina

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR PASSES[/flip_box][/flip_boxes][flip_boxes columns=”2″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”The Noise of the Light” title_back=”The Noise of the Light” text_front=”Directed By: Valentin Petit” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Germain-Robin-The_Noise_of_the_Light_STILL_10-300×130.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

Pablo and Marius make a disturbing discovery about their childhood friend Lou: she appears to be able to synthesize into sound the light she is exposed to. But as she soon becomes an instrument of their musical experiences, her gift turns into a sort of curse…

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Runtime: 0:23:20

Screening: Saturday, Sept. 29th

Time: 2:00PM-4:00PM

Theatre: City Hall- Catalina

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”What happened to Evie” title_back=”What happened to Evie” text_front=”Directed by: Kate Cheeseman” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Georgina-French-WHAT_HAPPENED_TO_EVIE_STILL_5-300×257.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

A girl’s fractured memories distort the truth of a sexual assault in this multi-layered thriller.

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Running Time: 11:00

Screening: Wednesday, Sept. 26th

Time: 4:00PM-6:00Pm

Theater: Courtyard Marriott- Downtown Long Beach

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