The San Francisco Frozen Film Festival (SFFFF) is a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2006 that is dedicated to creating avenues for independent filmmakers, filmmakers of conscience, and artists from underserved communities to come together and exhibit their work to the widest possible audience.
Friday, July 12th
From Nothing, Something at 6pm
Directed by Tim Cawley http://fromnothingsomething.com/
From Nothing, Something profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines and finds common methods, habits, mindsets and neuroses that help bring breakthrough ideas into being. This is a thoughtful, intimate, often funny look at the creative process – straight from the brains of some of our culture’s most accomplished and inspiring talents.
Best Short Documentaries at 7:35pm
Directed by Bayou Bennetthttp://laaboriginal.com/
Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution
Directed by Matthew VanDyke http://www.syrianrevolutionfilm.com/
Chicken and Zoe
Directed by Yael Bridge
Eating chicken takes on new meaning for 4 year old Zoe as she observes her first slaughter.
Quest For Energy
Directed by Vinit Parmar
Over one billion people still live without electricity. Off grid Indian villagers have found a way that is sustainable.
Directed by Helen Hood Scheer and Yael Bridgehttp://www.nutshellproductions.com/REBORNING
Directed by Louis Mole
A newly released prisoner from the South Bronx, Randy, struggles to reconnect with his children after re-entering society.
Track By Track
Directed by Anna Moot-Levinhttp://www.annamootlevin.com/track-by-track/
The Unique Ladies
Directed by Gloria Moranhttp://theuniqueladies.com/
Blood Brother at 9:25pm
Directed by Steve Hooverhttp://www.bloodbrotherfilm.com/
Rosemary’s Baby: The Story Behind the Movie + Spanish Horror at 11:15pm
A Story for the Modlins
Directed by Sergio Oksmanhttp://www.astoryforthemodlins.com/
Directed by Fran Moreno
Mari sleepwalks around her house, debating her reality and her childhood games. (Shown with English subtitles)
Saturday, July 13th
Local San Francisco Films at 2pm
Directed by Stephanie Hoang, Jasmine Ehrhardt, and Lilly Yu
This visual interpretation of a spoken word piece explores the struggle of a student facing the decision to drop out or stay in school.
Directed by Takai Ginwright, Marielle Boland, Elliot Carroll
Two young men take vastly different paths in their preparation for an important exam.
Grin and Bear It
Directed by Neil Corbin
A man and woman accidentally smoke the wrong joint and strange things abound.
Directed by Viking Teng
A guy and a girl meeting for the first time expecting a romantic evening, but with Bram's negligence with filling up gas, they are forced to look for help. The evening turns into a nightmare when they encounter the zombies.
Directed by Naga Kataruhttp://exhibition.thefreestylelife.com/boxed-in.html
The Last Tournament
Directed by Chih-Yang Chenghttps://vimeo.com/38419267
Best Comedic Short Films at 3pm
Otra Cosa (Something Different)
Directed by Laura Molpecereshttps://vimeo.com/60837802
Madly Unto Eternity
Directed by Pikey Holdredgehttps://vimeo.com/42110724
Spaghetti für Zwei (Spaghetti for Two)
Directed by Matthias Rosenberger and Betina Dublerhttp://www.spaghetti-film.com/gb/
Directed by Stefano D. Andriani
A young man reflects and speculates on the personal details of a couple he encountered briefly while selling a couch.
Directed by Gabriel Ash
The Bench' is a film fable reduced to its crystalline essence. Five minutes, four acts, three characters, and a surprise ending.
Incident at Public School 173
Directed by Andrew Tilleyhttp://publicschool173.wordpress.com/
10 and 2
Directed by Jeremy Smith
Wilber's a pussyfoot flunking drivers ed. Until two country ass thugs jack his car. Now he's the getaway driver and about to learn how to drive...fast.
Best Experimental Short Films at 4:25pm
Directed by Ronnie Cramer
Filmmaker Ronnie Cramer recently submitted to a one-hour, on-camera interview for a documentary about independent directors. QUIET PLEASE is a film document of the (almost) two minutes of silence that occurred between Cramer's responses.
Directed by Bennett Maples
In a battle with the crippling weight of grief, a young man searches for solace and escape.
Ecstasy of St. Anges
Directed by Slawomir J Milewskihttp://www.youtube.com/watch
Last of Our Kind
Directed by Reed O’Beirnehttp://www.emeraldreels.com/kinda.htm
Part of Me Died When You Left
Directed by Susan Lien Whigham
Helen copes with depression after the death of her husband Javier.
Directed by John Mattiuzihttp://www.thecompositorfilm.com/
Environmental Documentaries at 5:40pm
Directed by Ben Gulliver
Tipping Barrels' is a unique combination of surfing and environmental journalism that follows surfers Arran and Reid Jackson on a trip into the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, where they learn more about the region and the issues confronting it. Stunning visual imagery and photography.
Over Troubled Waters
Directed by Russell Fisherhttps://vimeo.com/39638832
Best Dramatic Shorts at 6:50pm
The Life of Alexander Hyde
Directed by Dustin Whiteheadhttps://vimeo.com/67964338
Directed by Michael Wasney
Dear Student is a film that portrays the feelings of stress and helplessness that burden many college applicants.
Directed by Billy Damotahttp://www.facebook.com/Poseythemovie/timeline
Directed by Peter Davis
Isaac is a young beat poet who works at a radio station while struggling to repay his debts.
Directed by Valerie Bischoffhttp://www.derbykingsmovie.com/
Directed by Martina Rojas Chaigneauhttps://vimeo.com/61313420
Was Du Nicht Siehst... (I Spy With My Little Eye...)
Directed by Gunda Aurichhttp://www.youtube.com/watch
Directed by Olga Klyachinahttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Two-Travelers/493391020699802
Directed by Venetia Taylorhttp://venetiataylor.com/
Kayip (The Loss)
Directed by Mete Sozerhttp://www.youtube.com/watch
Directed by David Moreno https://vimeo.com/45076174
Institution at 9pm
Directed by Spencer McCallhttp://www.theinstitutemovie.com/
Best Animation at 10:40pm
The Pyrotechnician’s Daughter
Directed by Courtney Taniguchihttp://pyrodaughter.com/
A Dream at the Edge of Land
Directed by Steve Woodhttp://forgifen.tumblr.com/search/dream
Directed by Richard O’Connorhttps://vimeo.com/64074265
Rats on Cocaine in Finger
Directed by Dean Packis
Two drug addled rodents embark on an adventure through Russian history.
Make a Wish
Directed by Hee Jin Kimhttps://vimeo.com/46230793
Directed by Mike Cantorhttp://mikecantor.net/
King Tigermore in Strawberry Fields
Directed by Tunde Reid-Kapo
Winner of the Canada International Film Festival's The Royal Reel Award in Animation. Synchronized to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 25 in G Minor.
Directed by Eric Patrickhttp://ericpatrick.net/films
Directed by Anya Belkinahttp://systempreferences.org/index.html
In The Spring
Directed by Kyle Dunlevyhttps://www.facebook.com/InTheSpring2013