HIGHLIGHTS: April 2022 Film Festival

Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today. Audience Award Winners:BEST FILM: ONCE I PASSEDBEST ANIMATION: CHRISTMAS PRESENTBEST SOUND & MUSIC: LUCHA AND THE EKEKO Watch the Audience Feedback Video for each film: GRAY MATTERS, 1min., EgyptDirected by Mariam Khodeir, Andrea QuinteroGray Matters is a stop-motion animated short film that highlights fascinating aspects of… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS: April 2022 Film Festival

Short Film: ONCE I PASSED, 10min., Germany

Directed by Martin GerigkWalt Whitman is one of the most important poets in American literature. His main work, Leaves of Grass, was written over a period of forty years, and describes human nature, society, and the natural world, both physically and philosophically. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Project Links  Website  Facebook Director Biography – Martin Gerigk… Continue reading Short Film: ONCE I PASSED, 10min., Germany

Short Film: AMERICAN CINCINNATUS, 12min,. USA, Documentary

Directed by Matt WoodCan you imagine Julius Caesar willingly turning back power? History is littered with examples of military men who seized power and were reluctant to give it up. Yet two remarkable individuals, separated by 2,000 years, both made the decision to give up near-absolute authority in favor of life as a citizen. George… Continue reading Short Film: AMERICAN CINCINNATUS, 12min,. USA, Documentary

Short Film: JUMALAUTA, 3min., Finland

Directed by Karri EsalaAn alcohol-thirsty fellow seeks for a drink. Unbeknownst to him, his recklessness manifests into violence towards those around him. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Director Biography – Karri Esala Finnish animator Karri Esala 35, grew up in a small town of Nummela, and is now based in Helsinki, Finland. Animation being his passion,… Continue reading Short Film: JUMALAUTA, 3min., Finland

Short Film: LUCHA AND THE EKEKO, 8min., USA

Directed by Roger EdwardsMARISOL is a shy, recently orphaned, middle-schooler. Today, with the help of her adoptive mother, ELENA, she rummages for items to sell at her school’s fundraiser. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: News & Reviews “Fresh Story Cleverly Blends Adventure with a Tender Social Perspective”The Monthly Film Festival (TMFF)https://tmff.net/reviews/lucha-and-the-ekeko/ Director Biography – Roger Edwards… Continue reading Short Film: LUCHA AND THE EKEKO, 8min., USA

Short Film: CHRISTMAS PRESENT, 7min., Greece

Directed by Konstantinos P. KakarountasWhen the financial crisis destroys your life and everything around you dissolves, you start an internal monologue trying to pamper yourself as much as you can. Your only goal is to save your family. By all means! And Christmas is coming soon… Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Project Links  Facebook Director… Continue reading Short Film: CHRISTMAS PRESENT, 7min., Greece