The Boulder International Film Festival Presents
HS - 06 Short Films 3
1604 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO, 80302
Doors 9:30 AM / Show 10:00 AM
Short Films 3
Mozambique, USA, Short Animation, 2017, 16 min
Winner of 14 film festivals
This short documentary, which uses puppets made from AK-47 parts, is based on the horrific childhood memories of renowned artist Fiel dos Santos. He grew up during the 16-year Mozambique civil war... another proxy war sustained by foreign powers. SUBTITLED
Directed by Irina Patkanian
Irina Patkanian (in person)
BRIAN AND CHARLES
UK, Short Film, 2017, 12 min
From Aspen Shortsfest 2018
Brian, by choice, has lived alone for many years in a cottage on the rainy moors, tending his sheep. This lovely Monty-Pythonesque tale involves Brian's up-and-down, emotional relationship with his friend Charles from the farm. (No, Charles is not a sheep...that's another movie). Charles is something completely different.
Directed by Jim Archer
Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden, Short Film, 2018, 25 min
Winner at 11 film festivals around the world
Mohamed, a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons, is deeply shaken by the return of his estranged son, Malik, from Syria, accompanied by a mysterious new wife. SUBTITLED
Directed by Meryam Joobeur
USA, Short Documentary, 2018, 14 min
Winner of Pure Joy Award at the 5 Point Adventure Film Festival
Jaques “The Frenchy” Houot is an 82-year-old ski racer, competitive mountain biker, incorrigible flirt and one of Carbondale's most famous characters. But the real story is how he inspires us with his contagious love of life, epic tales of survival, ability to counter aging through laughter, and his impact on the community over decades.
Directed by Michelle Smith
Michelle Smith (in person)
FIRE IN CARDBOARD CITY
New Zealand, Short Animation, 2017, 9 min
Winner at Tribeca and LA Shorts film festivals
Best short film I've seen this year. - IMDb reviewer
When a city made entirely from cardboard catches fire, it is up to the local fire chief and his brave deputies to save Cardboard City and its citizens from impending doom. (“Cardboard City” has recently landed its own TV show).
Directed by Phil Brough
$10.00 - $12.00
Also screening at eTown Hall
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Box Office Hours:
Friday 3/3: 9am-close
Saturday 3/4: 9am-close
Sunday 3/5: 9am-close
*The Box Office will close each night of the festival 15-30 minutes after the last film at Boulder Theater begins.
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