Frozen Film Festival
First show: July 22
SATURDAY JULY 22
2:45 pm: Best Local Shorts of 2017
Shorts made for and by the Bay Area this year cover a range of genres, including drama, musical, documentary, and mystery. Program includes: Dead Dog, The Lottery, I Take a Long Nap on the White River, Ambush, Distance, STAY, A Good Man, Neighbor, The Doodler Homicides, An Inch of Balance, and Releve. 1 hr 53 min.
5:00pm: Best Short Films of 2017, Part 1
This year’s national and international collection of dramatic shorts will make you laugh, cry, and question everything you know about memory, time, and love. Program includes: Sometimes, Sleep, Only Five Minutes, Scent of Geranium, Stations, Life on Mars, King Grandpa, Antoine, Destination, ONERE, and MMF. 1 hr 50 min.
7:10pm Best Documentary Short Films of 2017
Metal scrapping in Oakland, Afro-Cuban dance, and Yellow-Eyed penguins are among the subjects of this year’s short documentaries. Program includes: Code Yellow, Christ/EL, Dance With Your Heart (Tengo Talento Cuba), Unheard, Scrap, 23rd of May, The Submarine, and Into the White: Portrait of a Friend. 1 hr 34 min.
9:05 pm Best Comedic Shorts of 2017
Whether it’s the endearing story of a professional catfish or the complex back-and-forth between a woman and her brother’s boyfriend, this year’s comedic shorts are bound to keep you entertained. Program includes: Hi, My Name is, The Traps, Olivia, Go Paul, and ¿SEÑOR O SEÑORITO? 56 min.
10:25 pm Best Animated Shorts of 2017
Robots, entrepreneurial sea creatures, and a bipedal horse named Stewball are just a few of the protagonists featured in this year’s best animated shorts. Program includes: Ferus, Beyond You and I, Land Without Evil, VACANCY, Built to Serve, CITIPATI, Light Sight, All the World is a Stage, O Mal, Stars, Persepolis: A Virtual Reconstruction, We Put the Sea in Coffee, Fred, Made in Spain, Dear Death, UKA, Rad Rovers, and Roger. 1 hr 35 min.
SUNDAY JULY 23
1:00pm Best Experimental Films and Music Videos of 2017
Open your mind and question the nature of your reality with the most disarming and beautiful experimental shorts and music videos of 2017. Program includes: Inertia, Dissolving Mind, Final Gathering, Hyphe Myzel Hype, Madrid en David, DIVE, Did You Really Say No, Come to the Edge, Dead Mall, I’m Sorry; It’s Ok, The Catch, There’s more than one way to skin a man, EGO, and Passage of Flick. 2 hrs 4 min.
3:25pm Best Surf and Skate Films of 2017
This year’s surf and skate films are full of more than just awesome shots, they’re loaded with compelling characters who prove to you with every second just how much their sport means to them. Program includes: Pencil Urchin, Permission and Kyanq: a Short Skate Film. 39 min.
4:25 pm Best Short Films of 2017, Part 2
Some of these films will trap you; others will set you free. All of this year’s best shorts, though, will heighten your emotions and drive you to the edge of your seat.Program includes: Trial, Nights of Contrition, Sisak, Words of Caramel, Heart, HELGA, and Fils. 1hr 48 min.
The San Francisco Frozen Film Festival (SFFFF) is a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2006 that is dedicated to creating avenues for independent filmmakers, filmmakers of conscience, and artists from underserved communities to come together and exhibit their work to the widest possible audience. Learn more at www.frozenfilmfestival.com or by contacting [email protected]
All festival passes are available for only $20 at the Roxie box office!
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