SFLFF: CLOSE TO HOME SHORTS
September 14 only
From comedy to romance to gentrification- here’s a sampling of films by local filmmakers.
Joe Saldana, Yonash Breneman / Local / United States / 2017 / Drama, Fantasy / 10 mins
A disturbing conversation between two friends takes a turn for the worst.
Naomi Garcia Pasmanick / Local / United States / 2018 / Drama, Romance, Urban, Women in Film, Youth / 10 mins
Encuentros explores the soul of chance encounters, falling in love, and the certainty of death.
George Almanza / Local / United States / 2018 / Drama, Migration, Youth / 9 mins
An undocumented teen is driven to realize his dream in the United States despite the recent increase in deportations.
Maria Victoria Ponce / Local / United States / 2017 / Comedy, Women in Film / 11 mins
East Bay princess, Esmi, learns during an ambush makeover that her boss, Chucha, has been through some rough times. nothing a lil’ dancing can’t fix!
Aileen Candelario / United States / 2018 / Animation, Essay, Fantasy / 5 mins
Mi Migracition acts as a visual metaphor for human migration and attempts to further explore the workings of this universal movement.
Akil Carillo / Local / United States / 2018 / Documentary, Society / 4 mins
A short documentary on the issue of displacement in the actively changing Mission District in San Francisco, CA
Oscar Guerra / Local / United States / 2018 / Documentary, Society, Youth / 23 mins
Stories of two courageous and bright undocumented Mexican students living in San Francisco, in order to shed light on their challenged history, their brave present and the uncertain days to come.
Kristin Tieche / United States / 2017 / Documentary / 11 mins
Velo Visionaries presents a series of interviews with great thinkers of today’s global bicycle culture from the point of view of the person behind the handlebars.
SFLFF: CLOSE TO HOME SHORTS: Upcoming Showtimes