Short Films Screening in Competition
“Blank” – directed by Steven Young ^ Evil seductresses, drug addled vampires, sex fiend neighbors, and vague declarations of insect war are all part of life’s rich tapestry for a maniacally lonely oddball.
“Clyde” – directed by Måns Månsson ^ In this documentary, a black homeless man contemplates his life in the wake of 9/11.
“Faithful” – directed by Marzena Grzegorczyk ^ A wife, a sister and an alleged lover are confronted by the limits of their own honesty as they deal with uncovering the truth about an extramarital affair.
“Himrod Forever” – directed by Kaen Leo ^ Love, loss and yarn in Queens, NY unravel in this story of a life-sized sock puppet and his relationships with smaller companions and ghosts.
“Little Hearts” – directed by Stephen T. Maing ^ This film captures a brief moment in an unexpected friendship between a lonely Korean boy and the mysterious twins he befriends while visiting his grandmother’s apartment.
“Miguelina” – directed by Reyther Ortega ^ Faith is everything for a woman living in a small town in the middle of nowhere.
“Peluca” – directed by Jared Hess ^ Seth, a guy with a penchant for drawing, fanny packs and illegal ninja books, makes friends in rural Idaho.
“Second Place” – directed by John Hime ^ Two roommates can’t stop competing with each other, even when faced with impending eviction.
“The Secret Heaven” – directed by Sun Koh ^ A five-year-old girl, who hates her piano lessons, reaches for a way to break free.
“Shadowman” – directed by Amanda Rudman ^ A young girl reaches out to befriend a man with shadowy intentions.
“The Snell Show” – directed by Andrew Black ^ Every year, the community gathers at Old Man Snell’s trailer for the greatest show on earth.
“V.O.” – directed by Antonia San Juan ^ Goya Award nominated film about a blind date gone awry.
A variety of awards will be presented to the winners of the competition films at the Slamdance “Sparky” Awards starting at 7pm on January 24th. The location of the awards ceremony will be announced at a later date. In addition to competing for the coveted bronze “Sparky” dog trophy, filmmakers will be eligible for cash and other prizes.
Get coverage of these films and more as Film Threat invades Park City, Utah in January.

Posted on December 11, 2002 in Festivals by

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