DAY 01 - Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Policing The Times

Director: Tanya Jackson
  • Documentary

USA

Policing the Times: Youth Perspectives on Police Brutality is a documentary reviews the history of policing in order to understand the causes and effects on the long standing issue of police brutality.

Screens at 3:30pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Stupid Movie

Director: Stanlee Ohikhuare
  • Comedy

NGA

A group of friends get involved in a rather unfortunate duel with a syndicate that's run by a gang.

It's payback time as the gang shows exactly how "Short-Tempered" they are.

Screens at 4:00pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Gold Mountain

Director: Kerwin Berk
  • Drama
  • Web Series

USA

Two Asian American police detectives investigate a series of grisly murders as a looming war between an old Chinese "family" and the Russian mafia threatens to tear apart San Francisco's Chinatown. Featuring Henry Lee, Ryan Takemiya, Sandra Young and Danton Mew.

Screens at 6:15pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Brakes

Director: Charlotte Chen
  • Mystery
  • Thriller

AU

Saxon, lost her mother in a car accident a year ago, since then she has changed a lot inside and out. During a night out, a stranger gives Saxon a special substance.

Screens at 6:15pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Three Hearts

Director: Joseph Chebate
  • Drama

AU

A stylized portrayal of a young couple dealing with an unexpected pregnancy.

Screens at 6:15pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Sucklepump

Director: Jono Freedrix
  • Comedy

USA

When a young mother is having trouble breastfeeding, her new friends come up with some creative (and exhibitionist) solutions. A quasi-sequel to last year's indie film festival favorite Bloody Mary. Starring Joel Marsh Garland (Orange Is The New Black), Pat Squire (Orange Is The New Black), Daniel Arnold, Marissa Emma Smith and Magan Wiles.

Screens at 6:15pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

The Horizon

Director: Boaz Stark
  • Drama
  • LGBT

AU

"Queer as Folk" meets Sydney’s Oxford street in an explosion of colour and drama. "In life, love and sex, what we crave is often at odds with who we are."

Screens at 7:00pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

The Call

Director: Ammar Sonderberg
  • Drama

DEU

This phone call between a father and his daughter is anything but average.

Due to a shocking incident, their call gets a sudden turn.

Screens at 7:00pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Sottoterra

Director: Federico Olivetti
  • Fantasy

ITA

A delightfully staged mutation of a childhood fantasy. Michele comes out of the hole with his face altered by terror. Lisa urges him to tell her what he saw, but he is shocked and cannot speak. Lisa goes back to the path to discover the truth.

Screens at 7:15pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Happy Times - LIVE READING

  • Drama
  • Live Reading

USA

BV New Film Fest LIVE READ 1- In the play HAPPY TIMES, a mysterious argument flows between strangers and friends; reaching a slow boil. From a dramatic new screenplay, presented in live table read format, and featuring local Los Angeles actors and actresses.

Screens at 7:30pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

16mm Film Showcase

  • 16mm

USA

Some of the best Los Angeles archivists of rare and fun 16mm prints, are bringing their best curated collections to this years event.

Screens at 9:30pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Panic Attack

Director: Khaled Alwarea
  • Experimental

LBN

Racing images and visual elements distort reality and embody the surreal, taking the viewer into a visceral manifestation of a Panic Attack, through a deformed chronological trip of its disturbing stages.

Screens at 10:30pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

I KNOW YOU

Director: Colin Gerrard
  • Experimental

GBR

NLD

ITA

This short film does not push the envelope of cult personality and distortion of media; neither does it break the bonds of false exaggeration. Rather it enfolds it. It’s a game of confidence. What if you couldn’t tell the difference between what was real and what was not?

Screens at 10:30pm Tue, Dec 27, 2016

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