BIFF Shorts: WNY Stories

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

BIFF Shorts: WNY Stories

Shorts by Western New York media makers. (92 minutes total runtime)

Sherman, Patrick Houge, (Dir.), 25 minutes, USA, 2018

A man returns for his father’s funeral and becomes consumed with finding his family’s cat that’s gone missing in this Medina-shot family drama.

Sefid, Maliheh Rahrovan (Dir.), 3 minutes, USA, 2018

A 13-year-old boy imagines his death in this unconventional, animated thriller.

YanYan, Yuxin Zhao (Dir.), 9 minutes, USA, 2018

A deaf Chinese immigrant and her husband find “home” in this captivating poetic documentary.

The Last Year, Liam Peterson (Dir.), 23 minutes, USA, 2018

A worldwide phenomenon known as The Calendar Plague comes to town in this thrilling local pilot.

Zero Shapiro, Brett Roedel (Dir.), 12 minutes, USA, 2018

A 13-year-old boy runs across the country in search of the man who raised him.

My Neighborhood, Annette Daniels Taylor (Dir.), 10 minutes, USA, 2018

A poetic documentary exploring Buffalo’s Leroy-Fillmore district as told through the eyes of its residents.

Post Verba, Collin Hotchkiss (Dir.), 10 minutes, USA, 2018

A woman with a hyper-sensitivity to sound moves to the forest to escape in this tightly constructed psychological thriller.