BIFF SHORTS: GLOBAL

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

Saturday, Oct 7 2017 - 5:30 PM

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

BIFF SHORTS: GLOBAL, 121min

The stories of the world, brought to Buffalo - with unique perspectives from France, Japan, Iran, Brazil, Ireland, and Taiwan.

The Patron, Lionel Auguste (dir), 19min, FRENCH-W-ENG-SUB,2017

A career gigolo finds himself in over his head in Lionel Auguste’s hilarious farce.

Kitakyushu Stories: Chapter 1 Kimi The Star MJ, Di Rocco (dir), 15 min, JAPANESE-W-ENG-SUB, 2017

A young woman searches for meaning in a series of anonymous post cards from around the world.

Edith, Christian Cooke (dir), 15 min, 2017

Screen legendy Peter Mullan stars as a widower attempting to move forward while haunted by the past in Christian Cooke’s lyrical Irish drama.

Lunchtime, Alireza Ghasemi (dir), 15 min, PERSIAN-W-ENG-SUB, 2017

A 16-year old deals battles a harsh bureaucracy in Alireza Ghasemi’s acclaimed Iranian drama.

Sidewalk Angels, Paulo Miranda (dir), 13 min, PORTUGUESE -W-ENG-SUB, 2017

An old man seeks a new purpose for his life, assisting the homeless in Paulo Miranda’s tender Sao Paulo-set thriller.

The Story of Us – to Record a Waning Traditional Cultural Craft, Dongang Nangong (dir) 22 min, CHINESE-W-ENG-SUB, 2017

A transcendent portrait of a Taiwanese multi-generational family’s incense-making business.

@ Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center – Saturday October 7, 5:30PM

The Patron

Still - The Patron - Directed by Lionel Auguste

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

Saturday, Oct 7 2017 - 5:30 PM