SFFF Shorts 3

February 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Jean Cocteau Cinema
418 Montezuma Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501

SFFF Shorts 3


Shorts Program

* FUNFAIR – 14:55 mins:

Majid a young financially struggling man comes up with a ploy in order to better the life of his wife Sarah.

* SAFETY – 13:54 mins:

A bright sunny afternoon in november. It is wind-down time after gym class for the 2nd graders. Michael and eleven other children lie side by side on the floor of the gym, breathing quietly. Suddenly, a detonation tears the silence.

The gym teacher immediately understands that he now bears the life-and death responsibility to lead the children to safety. He manages to hide them in his office. But as the shooter enters the gymnasium, Michael realizes he might know the shooter, and sneaks out…The gym teacher will now have to risk everything, including his own life, to keep Michael safe. Safety is an adaptation of the 2015 acclaimed short story by Lydia Fitzpatrick.

* KNEELING SHEEP – 14:30 mins:

A Mongolian single mother fights to save her son who is about to be executed, only to discover that the absence of justice is crushing her life.


After 20 years of prison life, old man Yuan finds the new society not understandable and nobody wanted to meet him. When he tries to commit suicide, a real estate agent knocks his door and told him that his house could sell at 5 million…Great changes would take place in his life…

* JANE – 15:24 mins:

A young woman suffering from heroin addiction and living in one of downtown Los Angeles’ many residential Single Room Occupancy hotels, receives an invite to her estranged 4-year-old daughter’s birthday party later that day.

* SKY WEST & CROOKED – 15 mins:

A young girl is forced to grow up when she runs into her absent father while attending a school field trip at the local bowling alley.

* A MILLION EYES – 24:30 mins:

A gifted young photographer, grappling with his mother’s alcoholism, sets out to capture something he loves.