HS-03. Short Films 2

Vorticity

USA, Short Documentary, 2016, 7 min

Colorado Premiere

Blood. Sweat. Tears. Joy. This filmmaker had a goal to get a tornado on time-lapse. After nine states, 18 chase days, 20,000 miles driven, 60,000 time-lapse frames shot, and hours and hours and hours of editing, this is the result of that journey. Directed by Mike Olbinski

Bon Voyage

Switzerland, Short Film, 2016, 21 min

Colorado Premiere

On the Academy Award shortlist. A couple‘s compassion is put to the test when they come across a sinking ship of refugees while on a pleasure trip across the Mediterranean. SUBTITLED. Directed by Marc Wilkins

High Chaparral

USA, Short Documentary, 2016, 9 min

Colorado Premiere

Winner of Audience Award at the Palm Springs Shorts Film Festival. One of the last places you might expect to find an American-style Wild West theme park is in the middle of a Swedish forest. High Chaparral is busy with tourists in summer, but what do they do in winter? When asked about their new winter activities, owner Emil Erlandsson said that his grand- father would’ve done the same. Directed by David Freid

Rated

USA, Short Film, 2016, 19 min

Boulder Premiere

Winner at 7 film festivals around the world. Maggie, a wife and mother of two, must find the courage to own up to her behavior when she wakes up to find she has received a Yelp-like star rating floating over her head, like all adults. While most everyone has a shining 4 and 5 stars, Maggie’s got just 2.5! How many stars would you have? Directed by John Fortson

Joe’s Violin

USA, Short Documentary, 2016, 24 min

Boulder Premiere

Nominated for a 2017 Academy Award A violin donated to a local instrument drive forges an improbable friendship between 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joe Feingold and 12-year-old Bronx schoolgirl Brianna Perez, showing how the power of music can bring light in the darkest of times. Directed by Kahane Cooperman

Just a Song

USA, Short Film, 2015, 5 min

Boulder Premiere

When a songwriter plays his new song for his girlfriend, things get a little weird. Directed by Gina Hirsch.

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