Sundance Film Festival 2007

Showcase for shorts, celebrating up and coming filmmakers. A Special Mention from the Jury went to Death To The Tinman.

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The Dawn Chorus The Dawn Chorus
The Dawn Chorus and Death To The Tinman
Aftermath On Meadowlark Lane (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: David Zellner, Martin Zellner)
While on their way to a mariachi recital, a devastating car crash forces a mother and her two sons to confront the truth about their past.
Bitch (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Lilah Vandenburgh; Writer: Lilah Vandenburgh; Stars: Keira Leverton, Juan Garcia, Katlin Rivers, Zia Harris, Kathy Bell Denton)
A tough girl with a predilection for quality vinyl and a hard jab soon finds herself falling for a jerk with poor social skills and bad taste in music.
Black And White Trypps Number Three (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Ben Russell)
The transformation of a rock audience's collective freak-out into a trance ritual of the highest spiritual order.
Bobby Bird: The Devil In Denim (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Carson D. Mell)
Ageing rock musician Bobby Bird explains the origins of his many tattoos with the aid of flashbacks.
Bomb (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Ian Olds)
What starts as an innocent flirtation between teenagers on the edge of an old bombing range turns askew when a trip home reveals a chaotic adult world that seeks to subvert their friendship.
Songbird Songbird
Songbird and Little Farm
Conversion (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Nanobah Becker; Writer: Nanobah Becker; Stars: Deidra Castillo, Simone Frazier, Charmaine Jackson-John )
Christian missionaries make a catastrophic visit to a Navajo family.
The Dawn Chorus (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Hope Dickson Leach; Writer: Hope Dickson Leach; Stars: Valerie Shusterov, Henry Glovinsky, Adriano Baptista, Craig DiFolco, Michael DiGioia)
A boy and girl return to where their parents’ plane crashed 7 years earlier.
Death To The Tinman (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Ray Tintori; Writer: Ray Tintori; Stars: Jeff Delauter, Sophia Holman, Lee Pender, Marvin Illman, Michael Preston)
An amputee's rom-com, cut short. Showing as part of World Shorts 1 at EIFF 2007.
Der Ostwind (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Kohl Glass; Writer: Kohl Glass; Stars: Taylor Cline, David Geist, Patrick Rosier, Alex Schmalz)
In search of a worthy opponent, a German WWI ace pursues a mysterious and invincible American pilot only to discover the true cost of honor.
Doorman (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Etienne Kallos; Writer: Diana Fithian; Stars: Chris Anthony, John Bryant Davila, Jamil Mena, Stephen Sheffer)
A Latino doorman of a New York apartment building begins to unravel emotionally when he is seduced and then dumped by a privileged college kid who lives in the building.
For A Swim With The Fish (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Tara Autovino)
A child who believes that her mother has relocated (literally) to the Gulf of Mexico, skips school to pay her mother a birthday visit.
The Grass Grows Green (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Jesus Beltran; Writer: Jesus Beltran; Stars: Santiago Vasquez, Anthony Moss, Erik Alvarez, Abel Becerra, Devynn Becerra, Jazmin Dinh, Miriam Martinez, Catherine Montgomery, Joseph Norman, Justin Peed, Mikel Seitz)
A Marine's complicated relationship with life and death, from behind the recruiting office desk.
Happiness (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Sophie Barthes)
One evening after work, Iwona buys a box of happiness in a strange discount store and has to decide what to do with it.
High Falls (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Andrew Zuckerman; Writer: Alex Vlack; Stars: Waris Ahluwalia, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Peter Sarsgaard, Charlie Tahan)
Over a weekend at a country home, a man and his pregnant wife each tell their secrets to their best friend - placing both him in an awkward position and their own relationshiop in jeopardy.
Infinite Delay (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Lisa Kadet Kuhne)
A restrained subject surrenders herself to a sublime state of waiting in a mysterious underwater world.
Interview (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Charles Burmeister)
After a failed job interview, Mark must face his girlfriend and defend his decision to wear a wrinkled shirt.
King (Country: US; Director: Caran Hartsfield)
The older woman in apt.# 3B has unusual plans.
Light Work I (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Jennifer Todd Reeves)
Found images from 20th century educational films are sewn together with melted down pharmaceuticals affixed directly to the film, forming a concentrated fusion with pulsating electronic sounds, bass clarinet and organ.
Little Farm (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Calvin Reeder; Writer: Calvin Reeder; Stars: Lindsay Pulsipher, Calvin Reeder, Forest Fousel)
A family moves to a small farm for a fresh start, things change for them.
Magnetic Poles (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Maria Rosenblum; Writer: Maria Rosenblum; Stars: Dave Anthony, John Church, Aidan Demarest, Mike Dimaggio, John Fortson, Marjie Gum, Christie Lynn Smith)
Realizing her relationship is in trouble a waitress seeks to re-attract her boyfriend by shaking up their normal life with a bizarre trip to a magnetic hill.
Move Me (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Jonathan Pulley; Writer: Jonathan Pulley; Stars: Kevin Lucero Less, John Pulley)
Over the course of his last evening with his dad, Graham must find a way to say goodbye before his relationship with his father slips away completely.
A Nick In Time (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Be' Garrett; Writer: Bé Garrett, Shakima Landsmark; Stars: Henry Afro-Bradley, Jas Anderson, Curtiss Cook, Verania Kenton, Count Stovall, Isiah Whitlock Jr)
An old school barber recounts a story from his past to teach a lesson to a troubled young man.
The Oates' Valor (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Tim Thaddeus Cahill; Writer: Tim Thaddeus Cahill; Stars: Jordan David, Jack Moore, Amanda O'Brien, Whitney Rydbeck, Adèle Jacques, Shannon Holt, Ryan Patterson, Conrad Apfell, Daniel Carpenter, Grant Gimby, )
After several attempts to appease his father's militant demands, Boyson Oates finally runs away from home, only to be lured back in hopes of one last chance at reconciliation.
Pop Foul (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Moon Molson; Writer: Anthony Eleftherion, Moon Molson; Stars: Steven Clark, Sekou Laidlow, Danielle K. Thomas, Keith Bullard, Bo)
A boy sees his father attacked by a local thug on the way home from a Little League game and agrees to help his father hide the incident from his mother.
Songbird (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: John Thompson; Writer: John Thompson, John Thompson; Stars: Janet Chiarabaglio, Jack Hunter)
A delicious tale about marriage, revenge, household pets and unusual eating habits.
Windowbreaker (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Tze Chun; Writer: Tze Chun; Stars: Jeff Bellin, Fiona Chen, Ai Cheng, Emily Lodish, Sean Stanco, Trung Tang, Bryan Farrell Wilson, Raymond Zhang)
When a string of break-ins occurs in a mixed-race suburb, residents are abuzz as to who is responsible.
Zarin (Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: Shirin Neshat; Writer: Shoja Azari; Stars: Orsolya Tóth, Behrouz Vossoughi, Shahrnoush Parsipour)
Overcome by her feelings of guilt and shame, Zarin, a young prostitute in Iran, attempts to escape her life in a desperate search for salvation.

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