BIFF Shorts: Students

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

Sunday, Oct 7 2018 - 9:00 PM

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

BIFF Shorts: Students

A celebration of emerging voices from around the region. (119 minutes total runtime)

Poor Pat, Erica Rottger (Dir.), 10 minutes, USA, 2018

A lonely introvert reconnects with a childhood crush and things get dark. –––––

Siren, Sara Mann (Dir.), 8 minutes, USA, 2018

Molly heads to a party to impress her crush. She leaves covered in blood. –––––

Party for Two, Gary Swartzel & Veronica Vega (Dirs.), 6 minutes, USA, 2018

Melania and Barron sever their ties to the patriarchy and live their best life in this gender bending romp. –––––

Ode for Dead Things, Isabella Nurt (Dir.), 3 minutes, USA, 2018

Paper imaginations come to life in this study in experimental ornithology. –––––

Dirty Dishes, Katie Kostelny (Dir.), 9 minutes, USA, 2018

A man destroys the darkest part of his thoughts. –––––

Death Perception, Katherine Lipczynski (Dir.), 12 minutes, USA, 2018

A dark comedy about an abused housewife who decides she’s had enough of her husband. –––––

Asher, Mani Mehravrz (Dir.), 45 minutes, USA, 2018

A University at Buffalo student runner battles depression and the challenges of motherhood in this intimate portrait. –––––

Pressure, Jesse Rodkin (Dir.), 10 minutes, USA, 2018

Generation anxieties play out in a dialogue between baby boomers and millennials. –––––

Animoia, Lee Terwillger (Dir.), 3 minutes, USA, 2018

A death-row inmate longs for his childhood in this touching animated film. –––––

Warsaw Robin, Mackenzie Bates (Dir.), 7 minutes, USA, 2018

Late in the winter of 1945, a young girl meets a mysterious old woman and learns about the importance of storytelling and hope.

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

Sunday, Oct 7 2018 - 9:00 PM