la short films
PFF7 SATURDAY SHORT FILM SHOWCASE:
Sat. Nov. 3 at the Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville
$5 admission for the day
4 p.m. LOUISIANA MADE SHORT FILMS
A curated selection of films by Louisiana filmmakers.
Q&A with filmmakers in attendance.
THE INTERVIEW by director Benjamin Connell, 24 min. A young man must find a job to support his new-found relationship with the girl of his dreams.
DEAD MAN’S FUEL by director John Darbonne, 12:30 min. A man wakes up in a riverbed with no idea of how he got there. Soon, he meets a gunslinger who tells him he is there to give him instructions and equipment for a journey, one he will take alone.
THE MELANCHOLY MAN by director Samantha Aldana, 5 min. The world's saddest man meets the world's saddest woman.
LANGUAGE OF SILENCE by director Caterina Picone, 20 min. A musician who has recently lost his hearing must decide whether to get cochlear implants. Although his born-Deaf girlfriend is supportive, his anxieties about fitting in with society begin to cause a schism in their relationship.
SEED OF THE FREE by director Jency Griffin Hogan, 9:55. Based on a true story about Sojourner Truth in her early years, and the love she had for her son that transcended racial and social boundaries.
NOPD: GETTING IN by director Rachel Grissom, 6:11 min. Two best friends move to New Orleans, where they hope to be part of a brave new police department. Two best friends apply to the New Orleans Police Department.
FATHER by directors Baron and Brandon Creighton, 15:00 A young man, Bronson, is forced to deal with the demons of having an abusive father as his wife is giving birth to his first child.
5:30 p.m. THE 2018 LA FILM PRIZE WINNERS
See the Top 5 winners of Shreveport’s $50,000 short film competition including the winner, FUNKY BUTT by Jonnie Stapleton and LILAC OCEAN PUMPKIN PIE by Sarah Phillips, WAR PAINT by JC Doler and Taylor Bracewell, ESMERALDA by Paul Peterson and GIRL STEALS PAINTING by Alexander Jeffrey.