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Friday, August 16


Shorts 1
Deep Creak
Director: John Knipp, Joel Flora (USA, 2019, 13 minutes)
Noah, a disgruntled writer, searches for seclusion at an old waterfront cabin. After a power outage, Noah discovers the identity of a previous tenant. His search for answers takes an interesting turn, leading him towards a disturbing conflict with his own reality.
Starring: Christopher Morson, Laura Gede

Go Back Forward 
Director: Marialejandra Matin (Venezuela, 2019, 9 minutes)
Coco reveals something she kept for herself, a connection with the past that transforms her self-conscious into sheer happiness.
Starring: Liliana Melendez, Rafael Marziano Tinoco, Gabriel Aguero, Hernan Marcano.

The Seal (World Premiere)
Director: Richa Rudola (USA, 2019, 16 minutes)
A young woman receives a mysterious package that upends her sedated life.
Starring: Shahana Goswami

Director: Sean Fredricks (USA, 2018, 17 minutes)
A type-A Brentwood mom hires a superstitious hitman...but the universe teaches them one big lesson: inertia's a bitch. Starring: Trevor Torseth, MJ Brackin
Premiere: Colorado

Director: Ryan McGlade (USA, 2018, 13 minutes)
Jed's family isn't how he remembered it.
Starring: Keith Poulson, Keith McDermott, Kristin Griffith, Tom Tumminello

Friday August 16, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
CinéBistro 1 at Solaris 141 E Meadow Dr #104, Vail, CO 81657, USA


Shorts 2
Going Down Slow
Director/Writer: Eryk Pruitt (USA, 2019, 28 minutes)
A married couple at a crossroads in their relationship must put aside their differences in order to bury a body. Starring: Edith Snow, Michael Howard, Tracey Coppedge, Jeffrey Moore, and Sam Allen

Sides of a Horn
Director: Toby Wosskow (USA, 2018, 17 minutes)
From executive producer Sir Richard Branson, Sides of a Horn is the first film to tell the story of South Africa's poaching war from both sides of the fence. This dramatic film paints an unbiased portrait of a modern war that is tearing apart communities and driving a species to the verge of extinction.
Starring: Sherldon Marema, Welile Nzuza, Ayanda Seoka, Dimpho Motloung
Premiere: Colorado

Black Hat
Director: Sarah Smith (USA, 2018, 15 minutes)
At first blush, Shmuel is a pious Hasidic man leading a fairly simple life. But when his wife and daughters leave town for a few days, Shmuel will step out of his simple daily life and into a more complex world lit by the night. Starring: Adam Silver, Shelly Kurtz, Sebastian Velmont
Premiere: Colorado

The Moon and the Night
Director: Erin Lau       (USA, 2018, 19 minutes)
A Native Hawaiian teenage girl must confront her father after he enters her beloved pet in a dog fight. Through the journey the film explores undercurrents of strife in Hawaiʻi, but at it’s heart, it is a coming-of-age tale.

Open House
Director: Michael Muncatchy (USA, 2019, 19 minutes)
A violently British real estate agent lands a starring role in a student documentary. We learn more about this weird English bird than how to sell a house. Starring: Georgia Dolenz, Daniel Acker, Johnno Wilson, Burt Moseley, Ruth Connell

Friday August 16, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
CinéBistro 1 at Solaris 141 E Meadow Dr #104, Vail, CO 81657, USA
Saturday, August 17


Shorts 3
Trip’s Duplage      (USA, 2019 15 minutes)
Director: Spencer Squire
After years spent relegated to the shadows, Trip Parker decides to take action and murder his lover, aging actress Diana Duplage. Post kill, Trip steps into the sun, finally able to flourish via the assumption of his ex-lover's identity.
Starring: Stephanie Beacham, Carolyn Hennesy, Colleen Camp, Spencer Squire, Jayson Blair
Premiere: Colorado

Director: Jessica Mendez Siqueiros (USA, 2019, 10 minutes)
La gringa killed her Nana.
Starring: Ana Isabel Dow, Monica Sanchez, Mike Salazar, Peter Quintana, Jessica Hinojos

Hula Girl
Director: Chris Riess and Amy Hill (USA, 2018, 10 minutes)
Hula Girl is the untold story of one of the biggest fads in modern American history. At 94, Joan Anderson has waited 60 years to prove that “a gentleman’s handshake” was hardly a deal and it’s time to set the record straight.
Starring: Joan Anderson

Long Time Listener, First Time Caller      
Director: Nora Kirkpatrick (USA, 2019, 17 minutes)
After accidentally tuning to a mysterious late night radio show, small-town and sexually repressed woman, NAN, calls in to get some answers about existence, marriage, and her purpose.
Starring: Breeda Wool, Demorge Brown, Dominic Bogart, Jen Tullock, Sam Carson, Juliet Mills

My Dinner with Werner
Director: Maverick Moore (USA, 2019, 17 minutes)
Inspired by the real-life, insane 'friendship’ between madman German filmmaker Werner Herzog and maniac German actor Klaus Kinski, this is a wildly bizarre and wacky comedy about a dinner date with a murder plot as the main dish.
Starring: Chynna Walker, Matthew Sanders, Andrew Perez, Grant Virtue
Premiere: Colorado

Saturday August 17, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
CinéBistro 1 at Solaris 141 E Meadow Dr #104, Vail, CO 81657, USA