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