Touch Gloves

Director: Felipe Jorge (MA)

Running Time: 60 min


An observational documentary that follows Haverhill, MA struggling boxing club, Haverhill Downtown Boxing. Operated by Ray Hebert we see fighters train to become recognized amateur boxers from the gym all the way to The Golden Gloves in Lowell, MA.

Escape

Writer: Gabriel DeCoute

Running Time: Feature Screenplay Finalist

In a world where a fascist president has been elected into office the government turns on its minority citizens. As racially charged laws are put into effect, two smugglers will make a stand and help a couple escape.

Vardoger

Director: Ludovic De Gaillande (France)

Running Time: 15 min


While several murders bloodying Paris, a German photographer, back in the capital after some time abroad, feels persecuted by an unseen presence.

Tread With No Fear

Director: Davur Djurhuus (Faroe Islands)

Running Time: 4 min


In this twisty one-take film we attend Geo's funeral. We learn that Geo lived a secret life with secret meetings with secret men. But without the necessary precautions. So things they spread and now he's dead. But how?

​2017 Film Fest Official Selections

Yo No He Sido "It Wasn't Me"

Director: Angel Ripalda (Spain)

Running Time: 12 min


A boy continues to get the blame for things that go wrong but was it really him?

Time to Eat

Director: Luke Asa Guidici (CA)

Running Time: 4 min


After being sent to timeout, a mischievous boy’s trip to the basement leads to a monstrous revelation.

Wekufe "Origin of Evil"

Director: Javier Attridge (Chile)

Running Time: 81 min


A journalism student travels with her boyfriend to Chiloé, a remote Patagonia island in the south of Chile, to investigate the connection that exists between the great number of sexual related crimes and the myths ‘n’ legends that surround this isolated and mysterious place. Soon they will find out that behind these legends lies something much more obscure that will begin to unravel towards an unavoidable destiny.

Wild Men

Director: Bobby Sansivero (NY)

Running Time: 90 min


The inept cast and crew of a surprise hit reality-tv show travel deep into the Adirondack mountains for their second season to find proof that Bigfoot exists. Any remaining skepticism they have is ripped to pieces.

Theta States

Director: Manny Serrano (World Premiere) (NY)

Running Time: 90 min


Nightmares haunt Danny's sleep, with recurring hallucinations and blackouts while he's awake. Is it all a side effect of the treatment, or is there some evil force at work, affecting his every move?

We Are Not Ourselves

Director: Dominic Mercurio (CA)

Running Time: 4 min


In this sinister narrative music video for the Oakland-based band Foxtails Brigade, Laura appears to be not-quite herself. She manically wraps a large gift and heads to a dinner party with her sweet-as-pie friend Shannon. As the night progresses, Laura's disturbing plans slowly unfold.

Walter's Days 

Writers: Nathan Ludwig & Charles Devin Hill

Running Time: Short Screenplay Finalist


A young man wakes in a field every morning only to repeat the same day over and over again as he's brutally murdered in increasingly elaborate and ridiculous ways.

Virtual Revolution

Director: Guy-Roger Duvert (CA)

Running Time: 92 min


In 2047, most of the population spend all of their time online, connected into virtual worlds where they can fulfill all their fantasies, losing all interest for reality and leaving it to a small minority. A shadow Agent is tracking and eliminating terrorists who want to destroy this system.

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Screenplay

Finalist

The Werewolf's Greatest Hit

Director: Jim Zounis ((Australia)

Running Time: 2 min


A brief tale of a werewolf and his strong obsession with the full moon.