Sunday April 28, 1:00 pm
SIFF Uptown 2
511 Queen Anne Avenue North
They say to understand someone, you need to walk a mile in their shoes. Well, shoes aren’t one size fits all, but these films are! These stories will take you beyond that mile and into the minds of unique and awe-inspiring characters.
Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
Jacob Morrison – Age 19
Jason Segal – Age 19
A solitary mountain man explains his life philosophies.
Rice Pudding Please
Jake Honig – Age 21
Irving is an Alzheimer’s-stricken 88 year old widower with very little to worry about in the world. He has an everyday routine including his part-time job at an accounting firm and a stop at the local diner. After a fight with his daughter about his ability to live independently, a simple desk change at work sends Irving out of the office in a panic.
Becket Schroeder – Age 14
A short story about a Father explaining the death of his son’s Grandpa to his son while Fishing.
Safar Shakeyev – Age 21
After having a dream about a lotus flower, Brett thinks that it is a sign from his mom. So, he decides to embark on a journey to find this flower and, hopefully, discover some deeper meaning in his dream.
The Eyes of Heaven
Grace Hendley – Age 21
When Jennifer adopts Timothy from war-torn Africa, the two struggle to find a common connection. Timothy is haunted by nightmares of his painful past and Jennifer’s efforts to bring him comfort seem to miss the mark; then she starts listening…
Charles Frank – Age 18
Anne Wong, a young aspiring artist, adheres to her mother’s expectations for her life; it is understood that Anne will one day become a highly educated physician. As a result of a misunderstanding at school, Anne receives the punishment of a day in detention. Here, her intense creativity is unleashed through a chance encounter with a can of spray paint.
In Plain Sight
Max Retik – Age 15
Tyler Corsello – Age 15
How well can you really know somebody who does not want to be known? In Plain Sight explores the worldwide struggle to fit in, no matter what the background.
Colin Campbell – Age 17
An out-of-luck salesman meets his match at a little girl’s hot chocolate stand in a darkly comedic short examining the sport and ethics of the sales pitch.
Shantal Reich – Age 19
A bitter groundskeeper gains some perspective with the help of a peculiar little girl who has a secret of her own.