SF Frozen Film Festival

When
Event has passed (Fri Jul 13, 2012 - Sat Jul 13, 2013)
Cost
$12 - $150
Tags
Movies, Indie, City Events, Film Festivals

Description

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.

SCHEDULE
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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

L.A. Aboriginal
Directed by Bayou Bennett
http://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.

Reborning
Directed by Helen Hood Scheer and Yael Bridge
http://www.nutshellproductions.com/REBORNING

Father’hood
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-Levin
http://www.annamootlevin.com/track-by-track/

The Unique Ladies
Directed by Gloria Moran
http://theuniqueladies.com/


Blood Brother at 9:25pm
Directed by Steve Hoover
http://www.bloodbrotherfilm.com/


Rosemary’s Baby: The Story Behind the Movie + Spanish Horror at 11:15pm

A Story for the Modlins
Directed by Sergio Oksman
http://www.astoryforthemodlins.com/

Despierta (Awake)
Directed by Fran Moreno
Mari sleepwalks around her house, debating her reality and her childhood games. (Shown with English subtitles)


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Saturday, July 13th


Local San Francisco Films at 2pm

Checkmate
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.

Choices
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.

First Date
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.

Boxed In
Directed by Naga Kataru
http://exhibition.thefreestylelife.com/boxed-in.html

The Last Tournament
Directed by Chih-Yang Cheng
https://vimeo.com/38419267


Best Comedic Short Films at 3pm

Otra Cosa (Something Different)
Directed by Laura Molpeceres
https://vimeo.com/60837802

Madly Unto Eternity
Directed by Pikey Holdredge
https://vimeo.com/42110724

Spaghetti für Zwei (Spaghetti for Two)
Directed by Matthias Rosenberger and Betina Dubler
http://www.spaghetti-film.com/gb/

Rod
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.

The Bench
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 Tilley
http://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

Quiet Please
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.

Kai
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 Milewski
http://www.youtube.com/watch

Last of Our Kind
Directed by Reed O’Beirne
http://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.

The Compositor
Directed by John Mattiuzi
http://www.thecompositorfilm.com/


Environmental Documentaries at 5:40pm

Tipping Barrels
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 Fisher
https://vimeo.com/39638832


Best Dramatic Shorts at 6:50pm

The Life of Alexander Hyde
Directed by Dustin Whitehead
https://vimeo.com/67964338

Dear Student
Directed by Michael Wasney
Dear Student is a film that portrays the feelings of stress and helplessness that burden many college applicants.

POSEY
Directed by Billy Damota
http://www.facebook.com/Poseythemovie/timeline

AM/FM
Directed by Peter Davis
Isaac is a young beat poet who works at a radio station while struggling to repay his debts.

Derby Kings
Directed by Valerie Bischoff
http://www.derbykingsmovie.com/

The Puritans
Directed by Martina Rojas Chaigneau
https://vimeo.com/61313420

Was Du Nicht Siehst... (I Spy With My Little Eye...)
Directed by Gunda Aurich
http://www.youtube.com/watch

Two Travelers
Directed by Olga Klyachina
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Two-Travelers/493391020699802

The Future
Directed by Venetia Taylor
http://venetiataylor.com/

Kayip (The Loss)
Directed by Mete Sozer
http://www.youtube.com/watch

Zombi (Zombi)
Directed by David Moreno
https://vimeo.com/45076174


Institution at 9pm

The Institute
Directed by Spencer McCall
http://www.theinstitutemovie.com/


Best Animation at 10:40pm

The Pyrotechnician’s Daughter
Directed by Courtney Taniguchi
http://pyrodaughter.com/

A Dream at the Edge of Land
Directed by Steve Wood
http://forgifen.tumblr.com/search/dream

Christmas Day
Directed by Richard O’Connor
https://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 Kim
https://vimeo.com/46230793

Freckle
Directed by Mike Cantor
http://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.

Retrocognition
Directed by Eric Patrick
http://ericpatrick.net/films

System Preferences
Directed by Anya Belkina
http://systempreferences.org/index.html

In The Spring
Directed by Kyle Dunlevy
https://www.facebook.com/InTheSpring2013

Schedule

Roxie Theater
3117 16th St
San Francisco, CA
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More Info

Link
http://www.frozenfilmfestival.com
Call
415-431-3611 (Box Office)
Email
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Location

  1. Roxie Theater
    3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA