BIFF Shorts: Global

Friday, Oct 11 2019 - 5:00 PM

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

BIFF Shorts: Global, 111 minutes

International narratives from Austria, Spain, Japan, Denmark, and Croatia.


Mama

Simon Maria Kubiena (Dir.), 5 minutes, NY Premiere, Austria

In Simon Maria Kubiena’s tender drama Mama, a child experiences her father’s grief firsthand when dealing with a family emergency.


Your Last Day on Earth

Marc Martinez Jordan (Dir.), 12 minutes, Buffalo City Premiere, Spain

A man dressed as a fox breaks the spacetime limits with only one goal: to spend some time with his wife.


Clay

Leonard Raaf (Dir.), 34 minutes, NY Premiere, Denmark

Agnes, a resourceful twentysomething, travels to a remote Icelandic town to serve as an au pair for twin girls only to find her pluck and resolve tested by the girls’ abusive, unstable mother.


In The Name of the Strawberry, Chocolate, and the Holy Spirit

Karla Lulic (Dir.), 20 minutes, NY Premiere, Croatia

Father Petar’s goal is simply to eat some delicious ice cream on the first day of Spring, but his goal is thwarted by his devout Mediterranean community in this witty film.


Fishing with Father

Shigeru Hirai (Dir.), 23 minutes, NY Premiere, Japan

Bored with school, Hijime hopes to turn his passion for fishing into a profession, much to the chagrin of his father.

Mama

Still - Mama - Directed by Simon Maria Kubiena

Your Last Day on Earth

Trailer - Your Last Day on Earth - Directed by Marc Martinez Jordan

In The Name of the Strawberry, Chocolate, and the Holy Spirit

Trailer - In The Name of the Strawberry, Chocolate, and the Holy Spirit - Directed by Karla Lulić

Fishing with Father

Still - Fishing with Father - Directed by Shigeru Hirai

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

Friday, Oct 11 2019 - 5:00 PM