BIFF Shorts: Turning Points
Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
October 9, 2022
Sunday, 4:00 PM
__BIFF Shorts: Turning Points __
Intimate stories and windows into the characters' worlds at pivotal moments and tipping points. 106 minutes.
Kyle B. Thompson (Dir), 11 minutes, USA, New York State Premiere
Director Kyle B. Thompson in attendance.
A drag queen protects a child during a crisis as prejudices reach a breaking point.
Megan Trufant Tillman (Dir), 30 minutes, USA, New York State Premiere
A nine-year-old loner wants his brother to teach him how to play the trumpet. In the 7th Ward of New Orleans, that’s not so simple in this soulful drama.
Love’s Baby Soft
Lanie Zipoy (Dir), 14 minutes, USA, New York State Premiere
It's 1976. A feisty preteen (Alexa Swinton) desperate to grow up, learns how tough it truly is when her world collides with her super cool 16 year old babysitter (Shian Tominson) in this charming coming of age comedy.
This film is presented in loving memory of Director Lanie Zipoy (June 30, 1972 – June 25, 2022).
Zane Rubin (Dir), 12 minutes, USA, New York State Premiere
17 year old Maddie (Addison Riecke) wishes someone would pay attention to her, when JJ (Larson Rainier) appears, she gets what she thought she wanted.
James Lantz (Dir), 19 minutes, USA, New York State Premiere
Director James Lantz in attendance.
Troubled teen Otto (Oscar Williams) just wants his grandpa (Dennis McSorley) to listen to reason in this musical drama.
Ivar Wigan (Dir), 20 minutes, France, World Premiere
Director Ivar Wigan in attendance.
A murder on an uninhabited island near Marseille leads to a battle to find the truth and escape back to civilisation.