Schedule 2016

Tuesday - SEPTEMBER 6TH

7:00PM - Welcome and opening remarks and presentation of the 2016 Film Arts Service Award

7:30PM - OPENING NIGHT FEATURE - Black Gold (America is Still the Place) - Director - Patrick Gilles (1:39:00)

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

9:30PM - NARRATIVE SHORTS

  • Wonderlust – Director - Christine Stronegger (16:25)
  • Cora – Director – Kevin Maxwell (21:47)
  • Worst-Case Scenario, Inc. – Directors – Jenny Lee  & Gareth Smith (17:30)
  • Zaar – Director – Ibrahim Nada – (11:20)
  • The Clue - Director - Judie Feenstra - (9:57) 
  • The Bus Stop - Director - Justin Malone (13:49)
  • Legend - Director - Mark Lammerding (9:54)
  • Blind Date - Director - Adrienne Lovette (7:19)
  • Twinsburg - Director - Joe Garrity (15:48)

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening


Wednesday - September 7th

7PM - DOCUMENTARY FEATURE - IN THE PARLOR: THE FINAL GOODBYE - DIRECTORs - HEIDI BOUCHER and Ruby Sketchley(1:19:24)

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

9PM - DOCUMENTARY FEATURE - POLITICAL ANIMALS - DIRECTORS JONAH MARKOWITZ AND TRACY WARES (1:25:00)


Thursday - September 8th

7pm - Documentary Feature - SALTWATER BUDDHA - DIRECTOR - LARA POPYACK (58:09)

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

8:30pm - Narrative Feature - For What It’s Worth - Director - James Simmons

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

Plays with Music Video - "Its Not The End of The World" - The Hide - Director - Marielle Tepper


Friday - September 9th

6:00PM - ANIMATED SHORTS

We Can't Live Without the Cosmos

We Can't Live Without the Cosmos

  • HEAD – Director - Stav Levi (4:20) 
  • Animation Hotline - Director - Dustin Grella (7:05)
  • We Can’t Live Without the Cosmos – Director - Konstantin Bronzit (15:00) 
  • Return to Sender - Director - Catherine Bailey (2:35)
  • Darlingside - White Horses - Director - Abraham Dieckman (4:31)
  • Cacophony - Director - AiHsuan Shih (2:00)
  • Swimming Into Darkness - Director - Michael Forrest (3:51)
  • CAGE - Director - Pengpeng Du (4:26)
  • The Night Witch - Director - Alison Klayman (3:53)

7:30pm - Sacramento SHORTS

Forgotten Sunset

Forgotten Sunset

  • Luke - Director - Cody Dorkin (5:10)
  • With Your Spikes Up - Director - Will DaRosa (9:59)
  • Forgotten Sunset - Director - Alex Costello - (24:25)
  • Jaspy’s Day Out - Director - Jason Borroel (6:31)
  • Forest Green - Director Josai “Yoshi” Rodriguez (19:45)
  • Dean’s Well - Director - Micah Williams (19:31)
  • Cognizance - Director - Kevin Ulrich (10:18)
  • Worth the Wait - Director Joel Berry (11:03)

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

10PM - NARRATIVE FEATURE - Shortwave - Director - Ryan Gregory Phillips (1:26:00)

PLAYS WITH MUSIC VIDEO - "The World Ender" - Lord Huron - DIRECTOR - Ariel Vida


Saturday - September 10th

10:30AM - STUDENT SHORTS

What the Water Gave Him

  • This Moment – Director – Greyson Horst (5:43) Chapman University
  • Doris - Director - Oscar Rodríguez Górriz (16:57) - UCLA
  • Jeff - Director - Adam Linzey (16:34) -USC
  • Tim’s Encounter - Director - Ed Elias (12:26) - CSULB
  • The Spotter - Director -  Mitchell Lazar (8:52) - NYU Tisch
  • What the Water Gave Him - Director - Asia Doubikin (14:42) AI Sacramento
  • Damaged Goods - Director - William Condon (15:30) AI Sacramento
  • The Mars Interrogation - Director - Ryan Gali (15:06) AI Sacramento
  • Loved and Lost - Director - Matthew Bates (16:41) AI Sacramento
  • Queen of Earth - Director - Chelbert Dai (6:31) UC Davis
  • Fever - Director - Ryan Hepkema (15:00) AI Sacramento
  • Reception - Director - Curtis Corona (13:30) AI Sacramento

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

2pm - Documentary Shorts

  • Aggie Pride: The Jim Sochor Legacy - Director Brian Hilton (35:02)
  • Brother Valentine – Director – Tim Rundel (30:07)
  • Stop. - Director - Julia Retzlaff (5:25)
  • Fragile - Director - Nilo Batle (9:18)

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

4pm - Student Feature - An Evening of Eternity - Director - Constantin Maier (01:25:00)

6pm - Narrative Feature - Minor - Director - Sam C. Avery (1:12:00)

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

PLAYS WITH MUSIC VIDEO - "Porcelain Frame" - Rabbit Wilde - DIRECTORS - Zack Hamer, Nathan Hamer

8pm - Sac Music SeeN

Be Brave Bold Robot – Sugar Shack Snake Shop Snapshot

Be Brave Bold Robot – Sugar Shack Snake Shop Snapshot

  • Be Brave Bold Robot – Sugar Shack Snake Shop Snapshot – Director – Chuck Johnson (6:08)
  • Animals in the Attic – Half Asleep Surf  - Director – Lucas Dudley (4:09)
  • Animals in the Attic – Underwater – Director – Lucas Dudley (3:48)
  • The BlackEyed Dempseys – Sail Away to Amerika – Director – Trey Hamilton (4:37)
  • Jay Jai - It is What it is - Director - Arty Flores (5:03)
  • Rachel Wagner - To You - Director - Rachel Wagner (4:18)
  • Be Brave Bold Robot - the 99% - Director - Sarah Wissenbach (0:58)
  • Gio of Mula - Strut - Director - Alexi G Orduno (2:41)  
  • The Pikeys - Banshees Torment - Director - Matt Baker (5:30) SMS*
  • Diversity of O.N.E. - One Last Time - Director - Alan Cuevas (4:12) SMS*
  • The Bitter Elegance - Paper Airplane - Director - Gregory Parrish (4:30) SMS*
  • The Bottom Feeders - Salty Song - Director - Pedro Diaz SMS*
  • Graveshadow - Lycan Lust - Worst Nightmare Producers (5:30) SMS*
  • sEt tHoery - IDK - Director - Amir Haeri (4:33) SMS*
  • M2 & The People - Director - Steven Tyler SMS* 
  • Ghostplay - Science - Director - Heather LaVergne (5:13) SMS*
  • Dana Moret & Mr. December - You're the One - Director - Phillip M Kampel
  • The Ghost Town Rebellion - Poverty Ridge - Director - Mike Shively

10pm - Narrative Feature - Money - Director - Martín Rosete (1:26:00)

PLAYS WITH MUSIC VIDEO - "Wait for your love" - Bay Uno - DIRECTOR - Sebastian Mlynarski


Sunday - September 11th 

11am - International Shorts

Like a Butterfly

  • The Thief – Director - Kristine Rande (5:00) Norway
  • Like a Butterfly – Director - Eitan Pitigliani (27:59) Italy
  • Somebody Else - Director - Laurent King (15:13) - France/China
  • Dreaming of Peggy Lee - Director - James Everett (10:53) United Kingdom
  • Repaired - Director - Marcelo Barbosa (10:45) Brazil
  • Jewish Blind Date - Director Anaelle Morf (15:54) Switzerland
  • DOPADO - Director - Poitr Wieckowski - (15:00) Poland

1pm - Documentary Feature - A Bitter Legacy - Director - Claudia Katayanagi (1:14:00)

 

2pm - Mamaboy - Director - Aaron Leong (2:04:00) - Esquire IMAX THEATER

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

3PM - Futures EXpored - Watching Eyes Dirs. Jackie Taylor and Dawn Deason - Jean Runyon Memorial Theater

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening

Playing with

  • William Shakespeare Marriage Therapist - Dir. Rochelle Carr (3:58)
  • Romeo and Juliet Alternate Ending - Dir. Mike Villadon (3:58)
  • Loose Lipps - Dir. Morgan Marjerison (4:01)

 

6pm - 10x10 Filmmaker Challenge - Esquire Imax Theater

  • What If I Wasn't Trapped? - Dir. Javier Fernandez (6:00)
  • What if I Knew - Dir. Jeffrey Vanacore (7:51)
  • What if... You Had to Choose - Dirs. Chris Basso and Glenn Spillman (7:14)
  • Matt Baker
  • What if You Had to Choose, Love or Money? - Dir. S. Luis Bocardo (8:00)
  • What if Monkeys Could Talk? - Dirs. Avery Peck and Samantha Laurenti (6:02) 
  • What if We Lived In That Place That Doesn't Exist Anymore? - Dir. Marco Cabodi (7:51)
  • What if Connor Unleashed Himself - Dir. Ben Steiner (8:00)
  • What if Secrets Kill? - Dir. Anthony V. Michael (4:50)
  • Pay for Play - Dir. Jacob Schantz (6:17) 
  • What if I Love You? - Dir. Justin Buettner (6:37)
  • What if We Don't Pay (An Unlove Story) - Dir. Clint Quillin (8:00)
  • What if a Banana Wasn't Peeling Well - Dir. Davon Davis (5:52) 
  • What if a Shark Attacked a Small Town Because a Guy Called In Sick? - Stephen Buell (5:31)
  • What if You Sign on the Dotted Line? - Dir. Maria Palazzolo (7:20)
  • What if the Stars Were Violet? - Dir. Milo Mendoza (8:00)
  • What if You Could Tell a Book by It's Cover? - Dir. Gwen Conklin (7:57)
  • What if We Got Off on the Wrong Foot? - Dir. Bo Campbell (8:00)
  • What if I Hadn't Listened - Dir. Tay Ouk (5:36)
  • What if Your New Job... Was With... The MOB! - Dir. Cami Ferry (9:59)
  • What if "Tarzan" Were Reversed - Dirs. Mikko Kuch and Sean Dunnigan (6:29)
  • Inside - Dir. Josh Fesler (7:58)