2022 Short Films
FFF is proud to announce the Shorts for 2022.
MANY OF THE FILMMAKERS WILL ATTEND FOR Q&A’s AFTER THE SHORTS BLOCKS AND THE PANEL DISCUSSIONS SATURDAY
Each year we are proud to present a selection of short films submitted to our festival, juried by a panel of jurors. We greatly appreciate their contribution to this year’s festival.
Romania | 18 min | Drama
Romania, 2019 – Based on actual events. 40-year-old childless kindergarten teacher visits her doctor to discuss lab results – and despite receiving answers to life- long questions, she discovers the repercussions of being raised in Eastern European communist block foster care systems. Director Daniel Wyland.
USA | 15 min | Documentary
Philoxenia is a short documentary highlighting the synergy between the Greek notion of philoxenia (“friend of the stranger”) and Southern hospitality, as expressed through Birmingham, Alabama’s Greek-owned restaurants.
A White Heron
USA | 16 min | Drama
A young farm girl must decide between a white heron she’s seen and a likable hunter who wants to find the heron so he can add it to his collection of stuffed birds.
NOLA Hustle, Side Hustle and the Back Up Plan
USA | 18 min | Documentary
Do your Hustle (and side hustle)…make a living doing what you love! New Orleans is a place unlike any other thanks to all the hardworking Hustlers who keep the show running.
USA | 12 min | Comedy
Here is an example of “the best laid plans of mice and men….”.
USA | 14 min | Drama
Estranged brothers come together after the death of their overbearing father. Surrounded by decades of dad’s writings and memories, old wounds resurface as the brothers are faced with a life or death choice. Stars Michael O’Neill and Mike Pniewski.
USA | 18 min | Romance
An American grad student on holiday in Ireland encounters a local girl with a strong will.
One for the Dog
USA | 20 min | Comedy
A man going through a rough patch has his spirits lifted after meeting a girl he feels he shares a connection with. When things don’t pan out as hoped, he has to get creative in order to find ways to spend time with her.
USA | 15 min | Drama
After successfully acquiring superpowers, a young girl attempts to fix her parents’ marriage. In the end, she learns that superpowers can’t fix everything.
The Voice of Shadows
USA | 2 min |
A brief meditation on the dark world trailing us our whole lives and whispering something crucial we never quite hear.
Ann Hodges: The Woman That Was Hit By A Meteorite
Netherlands | min | Documentary
In 1954, an Alabama woman was hit by a meteorite that crashed through the roof of her home. Despite turning Ms. Hodges into an overnight celebrity, the bizarre event marked the beginning of her tragic demise.