SFFF New Mexico Stories: Shorts Program

February 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Jean Cocteau Cinema
418 Montezuma Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501

SFFF New Mexico Stories: Shorts Program


Shotgun (15 mins.) (Dir. Jenn Garcia)

On the night of the biggest show of their life, a struggling jazz band accidentally kills the venue owner and must do whatever it takes to play the gig before they get caught.

Bride Breakdown (Dir. Betsy Burke) (15 mins.)

When a bride’s perfect plans go awry, she finds catharsis and a new direction after fleeing to the Southwest desert.

Truth or Consequences (Dir. Sam Franco) (19 mins.)

After Lily is sent to stay with her grandmother for the summer, she becomes involved with the troubled Alma and the two look for a way out of their dismal lives.

Paperless (Dir. Alejandra Casto) (21 mins.)

Nina, a single mother who immigrates from Mexico to America, battles between being deported and rekindling a relationship with her daughter after being fired from her job at a dry cleaners.

Simone (Dir. Roy Grafe) (9 mins.)

A young girl discovers a dark family secret after her grandfather passes.

Exhaust (Dir. Carrie Dada) (9 mins.)

A young girl is faced with regret as she attends the funeral of her friend. Was it or wasn’t it suicide?

Illumination (13 mins.) (Dir. David Baca)

In a mundane idea factory, a disgruntled worker struggles to keep her job and support her son.

Showing on Thursday February 14 2019 7:00 PM (110 Minutes)

Jean Cocteau Cinema – Main Screen
General Admit

What I’m Watching and Reading

The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
LoTR J.R.R. Tolkien
Watership Down. Richard Adams
The Once and Future King T.H. White
Lord of Light Roger Zelzany
A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. LeGuin
The Prince of Tides Pat Conroy
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
Catch-22 Joseph Heller

Favorite Music - Grateful Dead, Janis Ian

Favorite TV: (short list- he loves TV) Rome, Deadwood, The Expanse, Boardwalk Empire, Big Bang Theory

Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Movies: Aliens, The Princess Bride, Blade Runner, LOTR, Dark City, Pan’s Labyrinth, Hell Boy


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