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24fps International Short Film Festival 2017 PUBLIC EXHIBITION PROGRAM SCHEDULE All films are presented at the landmark

Paramount Theatre 352 Cypress Street, Abilene, Texas

NOVEMBER 3-4, 2017 http://www.paramount-abilene.org http://www.24fpsfest.com

OPENING NIGHT PROGRAM:

BROKEN TONGUE “Your questions are false if you already know the answers.” —Jose Saramago

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017 7:00 pm FESTIVAL OPENING FILM:

FISH STORY

Director: Charlie Lyne United Kingdom Documentary

ZEEZUCHT (Jonas and the Sea) Director: Marlies van der Wel Netherlands Animation


LUCIA BEFORE AND AFTER Director: Anu Valia USA Narrative

HOPPTORNET (Ten Meter Tower)

Directors: Axel Danielson, Maximilien Aertryck Sweden Documentary

RUAH

Director: Flurin Giger Switzerland Narrative/Experimental INTERMISSION

BLIND VAYSHA

Director: Theodore Ushev Canada Animation

COLD STORAGE

Director: Thomas Freundlich Finland Narrative/Experimental/Dance

DADYAA (The Woodpeckers of Rotha) Directors: Pooja Gurung, Bibhusan Basnet Nepal. France Narrative

UN ETAT D’URGENCE (State of Emergency) Director: Tarek Roehlinger Germany Narrative

THE BALD FUTURE Director: Paul Cabon France Animation

FIRST NIGHT CLOSING FILM:

ACROSS MY LAND

Director: Fiona Godivier USA Narrative


MATINEE PROGRAM:

NUMBERED DAYS “It’s kind of selfish to say you’re only going to fight for a victory that you will live to see.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 2:00 pm MATINEE OPENING FILM:

AUSTRALIA

Director: Lino Escalera Spain Narrative

NIGHTHAWK

Director: Špela Čadež Slovenia/Croatia Animation

WHAT COMES FROM A SWAMP Director: Tyler Macri USA Narrative/Experimental

LUNCH TIME

Director: Alireza Ghasemi Iran Narrative

WOLVES

Director: Maria Balduzzi United Kingdom Narrative INTERMISSION

DEKALB ELEMENTARY Director: Reed Van Dyk USA Narrative

THE SILENCE

Directors: Farnoosh Samadi, Ali Asgari Italy, France Narrative


ICARUS

Director: Tom Teller USA Narrative

LAPS

Director: Charlotte Wells USA Narrative MATINEE CLOSING FILM:

WAITING FOR HASSANA Director: Ifunanya Maduka Nigeria Documentary

CLOSING NIGHT PROGRAM:

RESTORATION ““Our ancestors move along with us, in underground rivers and springs too deep for chaos to reach.” —Wally Lamb

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 7:00 pm SECOND NIGHT OPENING FILM:

FOREVER NOW

Director: Kristian Håskjold Denmark Narrative

SIGNATURE

Director: Kei Chikaura Japan Narrative

ALFRED J HEMLOCK Director: Edward Lyons Australia Narrative


WEDNESDAY WITH GODDARD Director: Nicolas Menard United Kingdom Narrative

STILL LIFE (Trilogy)

Director: Jim Cummings USA Narrative INTERMISSION

A DROWNING MAN

Director: Mahdi Fleifel Denmark, United Kingdom, Greece Narrative

DARREL

Directors: Marc Briones, Alan Carabantes Spain Animation

THE MESS HE MADE

Director: Matthew Puccini USA Narrative

MARE NOSTRUM

Director: Rana Kazkaz, Anas Khalaf Syria, France Narrative

LITTLE POTATO

Director: Wes Hurley, Nathan M. Miller USA Documentary FESTIVAL CLOSING FILM:

ROBOT & SCARECROW Director: Kibwe Tavares United Kingdom Narrative

352 Cypress Street Abilene, Texas 325.676.9620 www.paramount-abilene.org

24fps International Short Film Festival 2017 Program Order  

Full program order for the 2017 edition of the 24fps International Short Film Festival. The fest, now in its 19th year, takes place exclusi...