|Thursday, June 7th, 2012|
|Windrider Shorts Program 7-9pm|
Three award-winning short films followed by a filmmaker Q&A
Written and Directed by Terrie Samundra – San Francisco State University
Story of the burgeoning friendship of two girls from across the class divide in a rural village in North India. Betrayed by her new friend, Kunjo faces a crossroads between standing up for herself or submitting to her place of silence in society.
2010 Wake Up to Justice Award, Angelus Student Film Festival
Shoot the Moon
Written and Directed by Alexander Gaeta -- Chapman University- Dodge College of Film
Faced with piling bills and an imminent home foreclosure, Marcy Meyers places all her faith in a national game show that promises an once-in-a-lifetime chance to win it all. But Marcy’s faith comes with a price as her relationship with her daughter is put to the test as the clock ticks towards a seemingly inescapable fate.
2011 Directors Choice Award, Angelus Student Film Festival
Written and Directed by Julian Higgins -- American Film Institute
Tells the haunting story of Mehdi, an Iraqi boy who befriends a stranger in 1959 during the Revolution. Forty years later, the two men come face-to-face a second time and Mehdi must weigh his desire for revenge against his need to make peace with the past.
2011 Gold Medal Winner, 38th Student Academy Awards